PH economy loses P328 billion a year due to malnutrition – report

PH economy loses P328 billion a year due to malnutrition – report

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 August) – The country is losing at least P328 billion a year due to the impact of childhood stunting on workforce productivity and education, a repor ...

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3 Davao Sur towns placed under nutrition monitoring

3 Davao Sur towns placed under nutrition monitoring

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 July) -- Three municipalities in Davao del Sur have been placed under close monitoring in terms of nutrition due to the poverty incidence in the province, ...

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DavSur among 10 pilot areas for child care program

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Davao steps up action vs acute malnutrition

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 Villafuer ...

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Budget increase pushed for Davao’s nutrition office

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 Offi ...

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Less undernourished pre-school kids in Surigao City in 2012

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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