Investing in nutrition can eradicate the “silent pandemic” affecting millions of poor families in the Philippines – World Bank MANILA, June 15, 2021 – The Philippines needs to invest more in programs tackling childhood undernutrition to eliminate…
Nutrition Cluster Coordination
Coordination Mechanism: The Philippines formally adopted the Cluster Approach in 2007 as a mechanism to help address identified response gaps and ensure quality and coverage of humanitarian action.
Coordination arrangement: The National Nutrition Cluster is under the leadership of the National Nutrition Council (Government) with UNICEF as HCT Co-Lead agency. Seventeen Regional Nutrition Clusters have also been organized by the Regional Offices of the National Nutrition Council who also technical support to Local Nutrition Councils who also serve as the Local Nutrition Clusters during emergencies.
Save the Children report: PH economy loses P328 billion a year due to malnutrition Manila, Philippines – A new report released today by Save the Children reveals that the Philippine economy is losing at least P328 billion…