The Ilocos Region Nutrition Council recognized the Municipal government of Aringay nutrition program by conferring it two Special Recognition awards at the 2022 Gawad Parangal sa Nutrisyon held at The Ariana Hotel on Dec. 7 in Bauang, La Union.
The Provincial Nutrition Council also adjudged the Municipality as one of the Top Performing LGUs. Snatching second place in the Top 10. It also ranked No. 1 in the Community Based Deworming Program.
The Nutrition Council “is the policy-making and coordinating body on nutrition.” Among its functions is to “formulate food and nutrition policies and strategies and serve as the policy, coordinating and advisory body of food, nutrition, and health concerns.” Our Nutrition Program is ably led and implemented by Nutrition Team with Ms. Dina B. Laciapag as the Municipal Nutrition Action Officer.