by: Rodrigo S. Victoria
NAVAL, Biliran (PIA) –The media group partner of the National Nutrition Council (NNC) here in Region 8 in the fight against hunger and in promotion of good nutrition in the region is set to hold a media caravan in the province of Biliran on September 14-16, 2015.
Antonio C. Pueblos, president of the Harmonized Initiatives of Media for the Spread of Good Nutirion in Region 8 (HIMSog 8) said in his invitation letter to concerned local government units in Biliran province that the caravan is among HIMSoG’s nutrition advocacy activities.
“The activity is a measure to see how a certain locality is doing nutritionally, why is it lagging far behind in health and nutrition”, said Pueblos, who is also the station manager of the Radyo ng Bayan stations in the cities of Calbayog and Tacloban.
The media caravan is also aimed at documenting the good practices of the local government units in terms of nutrition plan implementation if it is doing well and for other LGUs to emulate, the HIMSoG 8 prexy added.
Pueblos further said that the media caravan will seek out the rationale for the nutrition situation of the target locality and to learn how its leaders are managing the situation.
The HIMSoG 8 officials and members together with Catalino P. Dotollo,Jr., regional director of NNC 8 will have an advocacy dialogue with the members of the provincial nutrition committee of Biliran province with Biliran Governor GerardoJ. Espina,Jr. as the Biliran PNC chairman on September 14 at the Biliran provincial capitol.
Later in the afternoon of September 14, the HIMSoG 8 officials and members with NNC 8 regional director Dotollo will have a dialogue with Naval Mayor Susan V. Parilla and Almeria Mayor Dominador O.Agajan.
On September 15, the HIMSoG 8 officials and members with NNC 8 regional director Dotollo will have a dialogue with Kawayan Mayor Rodolfo J. Espina,Sr. In the morning and Maripipi Mayor Uldarico P. Macorol in the afternoon.
The media caravan will be capped with the holding of the 5th anniversary celebration of HIMSoG 8 that will be held in the famous Sambawan Beach Resort in Maripipi, Biliran. # (fj/PIA 8 Biliran)