Vigan City, Ilocos Sur- the City of Vigan kicks off this year’s Nutrition Month Celebration in the barangays with the theme, “Malnutrisyon Patuloy na Labanan First 1000 days Tutukan!” last July 5, 2021, the Barangay VIII Council through their Barangay Nutrition Committee led by PB Jazel De Leon conducted the opening of the celebration through the distribution of Vegetables, Fruits, Eggs and Covid-19 package kits among preschoolers at their Barangay Covered Court.
In addition, City Nutrition Officer Jeno Josef Figuracion highlighted the importance of monitoring of the first 1000 days of Bigueño children in his lecture. He also reminded the parents to strictly guard the health of their children through proper healthy lifestyle as early at their young age.
Meanwhile, other Barangays of the City also be conducted various activities in line with the Nutrition Month Celebration. Poster-Slogan Competition among elementary students and the validation for the best in School Nutrition Committee are also scheduled by the City Health Office for the Celebration.