Bago City wins nutrition award
Bacolod City (7 August) -- Bago City in Negros Occidental received its third National Exemplary Award for "Pabasa sa Nutrisyon" from the Philippine Association of Nutrition at rites recently held at the Xavier Sports and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental.
Bago City received the same recognition in 2005 and 2006.
The award is given to local government units that have successfully sustained the implementation of the "Pabasa sa Nutrisyon"Program for 2007.
The project is now going on in all 24 barangays of Bago City and is attended by mothers of underweight preschool children and grade school children, pregnant and lactating mothers. (PIA/cad) [top]