Thursday, April 26, 2012

Sterilized Milk Feeding Program

Last April 13, 2012 the Committee on Food & Agriculture chaired by Hon. Eduardo D. Leyson IV headed the consultative hearing and discussed the proposed MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT TO BE ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN THE NATIONAL DAIRY AUTHORITY FEDERATION OF DAVAO FARMERS COOPERATIVE STERILIZED MILK FEEDING PROGRAM IN THE CITY.

During the consultative hearing, Ms. Nanette Cabido of the City Health Office, manifested that the milk feeding program is given to identified malnourished and underweight children whose age ranges between 2 to 6 years old from the different barangays in the city where malnutrition is high. She added that the program will last for 120 days wherein the mothers of the respective malnourished children will be given information by the barangay health workers and barangay nutrition scholars.

On the other hand, the dispersing of dairy cattle to the farmers is done by the National Dairy Authority (NDA) according to Ms. Raylin Sanchez, the milk feeding program coordinator. Ms. Sanchez also added that they also do artificial insemination of dairy semen of the cows. And any group, cooperative and even individual can avail of the said program by writing a formal request to NDA.

2012 Milk Feeding Program Beneficiaries for Underweight and Severely Underweight Children

Barangay                     No. of Beneficiaries

  1. Baluan                             50
  2. Fatima                           100
  3. Calumpang                    170
  4. San Jose                         30
  5. Labangal                       120
  6. Bawing                           50
  7. Batomelong                    30
  8. Apopong                        50
  9. West                              50
  10. Tambler                         50
  11. Tinagacan                      50
  12. San Isidro                      50
  13. Mabuhay                       50
  14. Lagao                            50
  15. Upper Labay                 30
  16. Buayan                          40
  17. Olympog                       30

TOTAL                     1000 BENEFICIARIES

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