DepEd releases guidelines and theme for the 2013 Nutrition Month Celebration. The theme for the July 2013 Nutrition Month Celebration is: Gutom at Malnutrition, Sama-sama Nating Wakasan which was stated at the DepEd Memorandum No. 67. Every year, in the month of July, the National Nutrition Council (NNC) leads the whole nation in the celebration of 2013 Nutrition Month, purposely to disseminate nutrition message to all Filipinos through a focal theme. For this year, the theme is Gutom at Malnutrition, Sama-sama Nating Wakasan. The Nutrition Month theme for 2013 is “Gutom at malnutrisyon, sama-sama nating wakasan!”. This is to raise awareness on the need for more action in addressing hunger as part of the Philippine’s commitment to the United Nations Millennium Development Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. Objectives of the 2013 Nutrition Month Celebration
The objectives of this year’s celebration are as follows:
a) increase awareness on hunger issues and actions to mitigate hunger and malnutrition; b) encourage stakeholders to contribute in addressing hunger issues; and c) advocate for stronger political action to end hunger.
To support this developmental endeavor of the nutrition community, the DepEd and National Nutrition Council enjoins all schools to participate in this celebration by undertaking meaningful activities which will highlight the importance of good health and...