DOST-FNRI to hold media forum in Zamboanga
By Jocelyn P. Alvarez
Zamboanga City (11 November) -- The Department of Science and Technology - Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST - FNRI) is set to conduct media forum on Nov. 16 in one of the local hotels here.
DOST press statement said, the forum aims to provide media practitioners and information officers with data and information on the recent results of the 7th Nutrition Survey (NNS).
Specifically, NNS results on infant feeding practices, household food consumption and Vitamin A deficiency will be shared in the forum.
Basic messages on the promotion of vegetable consumption and nutritional guidelines for Filipinos on complementary feeding will likewise be discussed.
The participants are expected to share their experiences in promoting food and nutrition information that in a way will help in sustaining combined efforts in fighting malnutrition with accurate data and correct information. (JPA-PIA) [top]