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The Province of Ifugao was recognized by virtue of the Regional Nutrition Committee Resolution No. 1, s. 2020 commending LGUs with less than 10% stunting prevalence among 0-59 monthโ€™s children and LGUs with continuous decrease in stunting prevalence among 0-59 months in the last three years during the 2020 Regional Nutrition Virtual Awarding Ceremony conducted, today, October 20, 2020.


During the virtual ceremony, Governor was represented by the Executive Assistant to the Governor, Peter B. Bunnag together with the SP Chair of Committee on Health, Sanitation, Dangerous Drugs and other Related Substance, BM Joselito G. Guyguyon, the Ifugao Provincial Nutrition Committee members, Dr. Priscilla P. Pagada, Mr. Marcelo B. Lihgawon, Ms. Agustina B. Noces, and the Nutrition Action Officer Corazon P. Dawong.


The LGUs of Alfonso Lista, Asipulo, Hingyon, and Lamut were amongst the recipients of the said award for the continuous decrease in stunting prevalence from 2017-2019.

Furthermore, in 2019, six municipalities from the Province namely Alfonso Lista, Asipulo, Hingyon, Lamut, Mayoyao and Tinoc, Ifugao received certificate of commendation for being able to sustain a prevalence of stunting among under-five children below 10%.


Meanwhile, during the program, a special award was given to the Province for bagging 1st Place during the Nutri-Contest conducted during the Cordillera Month Celebration last July 2020.

In his pre-recorded video message, Governor congratulated all who exerted efforts for this achievement.


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