Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Malnutrition You are browsing entries tagged with “Malnutrition”

Cordillera malnutrition remains high

The malnutrition rate in the Cordillera remains high despite the region being among the top food producers in the country, government nutritionists and agriculture officials said.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lawmaker proposes 1 nutrition officer for each city, town

Fifty undernourished pupils of Librada Avelino Elementary School in Tondo, Manila enjoyed the nutritious meals served by employees of Casino Filipino Pavilion during a Pagcor feeding program held recently in the said school. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

To address malnutrition in the country, a lawmaker filed a bill assigning a nutrition officer in each province, city or municipality.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Int’l aid group concerned by malnutrition among children in Davao Oriental town

By
Young  survivors of “Yolanda,” who are families of DepEd teachers and employees. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malnutrition among children in some areas of Davao Oriental province remains a major concern one year after Typhoon Pablo devastated the area, according to an international humanitarian group.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Despite veggie diet, Ilocos Norte malnutrition is up

Despite the Ilocano pinakbet and dinengdeng (a broth of mixed green leafy vegetables) being served at many dining tables in Ilocos Norte, this agricultural province ranked highest in malnutrition prevalence rate among the four provinces in the Ilocos region.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Prioritize public health and safety

By

Double thumbs up to EcoWaste Coalition and its dedicated team on their highly productive visit to Cebu recently. To Eileen Sison, Thony Dizon, Rey Palacio, Ochie Tolentino, Tin Vergara and Yhet Garcia: You have inspired Cebuanos to believe that the way to sustainability is in our hands. We are grateful.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Child malnutrition still high—report

By
Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares signs the "Declaration to End Hunger and Malnutrtion in the Philippines" during the 2013 Hunger Summit organized by the National Nutritional Council Wednesday. PHOTO BY MATIKAS SANTOS

Malnutrition among children below the age of five has changed very little over the past 10 years making the country unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of eradicating poverty and extreme hunger by 2015.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fight vs malnutrition gets boost from Pagcor

By
Fifty undernourished pupils of Librada Avelino Elementary School in Tondo, Manila enjoyed the nutritious meals served by employees of Casino Filipino Pavilion during a Pagcor feeding program held recently in the said school. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It breaks the heart to hear that as many as 562,262 pupils in kindergarten and elementary levels enrolled in public schools have been classified as “severely wasted” or undernourished.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

500k school kids are malnourished–DepEd

By

While Christendom is feasting on holiday food, poverty forces over half a million elementary school pupils to severe malnutrition.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Over 500,000 pupils suffering from severe malnutrition — DepEd

By
Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — While Christendom is feasting on holiday food, poverty pushes over half a million elementary pupils to severe malnutrition.       The Department of Education (DepEd) disclosed that 562,262 pupils in kindergarten and elementary levels (Grades 1 to 6) enrolled in public schools this year have been considered “severely wasted” based on [...]

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SAM, hunger food alone can’t cure

By
THE AVAILABILITY or absence of potable drinking water spells life and death in some communities, like in this neighborhood in Buda, Davao City. GERMELINA LACORTE/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Doctors and nurses still remember the first night when a 1-year-old Matigsalog girl, Mellay Dumakatar, arrived at German Doctors’ Hospital here, diagnosed with a severe case of diarrhea.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Did you know

In 2011, around 15 percent of children aged five and below in the National Capital Region were underweight while nearly eight percent were overweight for their height, according to data from the Food and Nutrition Research Institute. Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: September 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Malnutrition woes still loom large, but stakeholders fighting on

By
The number of undernourished Filipinos increased by two million in the past two years, according to a study conducted by international food and agricultural organizations. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines still has a long way to go in its fight against child malnutrition, and various stakeholders are shaping up with their “intervention strategies” to help in the process.

Posted: July 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More Filipino children stunted due to malnutrition

By
FILE PHOTO

The next generation of Filipinos will probably be shorter and lighter if the incidence of malnutrition in the country remains unchecked.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’

News

  • 50 Quezon City cops each carry 30-kg crosses
  • AFP: Abu Sayyaf group, not MILF, target of Basilan operation
  • Massive infra spending set
  • DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  • Metro residents brace for long, ‘dry’ spell
  • Sports

  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

  • Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  • Celebrate Easter Sunday at Buddha-Bar Manila
  • Moriones feast: A slow, steady transformation
  • Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
  • Finalists announced for best translated books
  • Entertainment

  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Mommy-daughter adventure continues
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’
  • Netizens welcome Japan’s visa-free travel plan
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement