Municipal Nutrition Action Office

Functional Statement

Every municipality/component city should have a Nutrition Office headed by a City/Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO) who is provided with adequate staff complement to coordinate/oversee implementation of the LGU nutrition program. 

The functions of the Nutrition Office are: 

1. Provision of secretariat to the Municipal Nutrition Committee by ensuring functionality of the Municipal nutrition committee and barangay nutrition committees and proper documentation of local nutrition committee activities, 

2. Multi-sectoral/inter-agency preparation of Municipal Nutrition Action Plans (MNAP) aligned to PPAN and assistance to barangays in the preparation barangay nutrition Action plans and integration of nutrition activities in the annual investment plan 

3. Planning and implementation of local innovations or initiatives to address malnutrition based analysis of local nutrition situation 

4. Enhancement/strengthening of existing programs of MNC members by linking existing programs to desired nutrition outcomes or making the programs more nutrition sensitive 

5. Safeguarding nutrition wellbeing of constituents during calamities and disasters 

6. Implementation of capacity building for barangay nutrition scholars and other nutrition workers 

7. Periodic evaluation of nutrition programs vis a vis MNAP and BNAP targets and monitoring progress of nutrition programs through field visits and provision of technical assistance 

8. Nutrition promotion/advocacy activities

Organizational Structure

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Contact Information

+63 917 729 3453

mnao@manolofortich.gov.ph

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