DavSur among 10 pilot areas for child care program

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 January) — Davao del Sur is among the 10 provinces in the country chosen as pilot areas for the three-year Early Childhood Care Development program in a… »

DC health office to hospitals: Breast milk is still best for babies

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 July)–The City Health Office (CHO) has warned private hospitals that they could lose their permits if they continue to directly or indirectly discourage mothers from breastfeeding their… »

Davao steps up action vs acute malnutrition

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 May) – The city government has given this year more attention to solving acute malnutrition among children below five years old. Dr. Josephine Villafuerte, city… »

Budget increase pushed for Davao’s nutrition office

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Feb) – The incidences of malnutrition in the city has pushed some councilors to suggest increasing the budget of the City Health Office’s Nutrition Office.… »

Less undernourished pre-school kids in Surigao City in 2012

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/02 July) – The malnutrition rate among children below seven years old in the city last year was lower compared to the 2011 figure, a health official said.… »

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