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Dapat healthy! Laguna Rep. Ruth Mariano Hernandez gives out vitamins and supplements to undernourished kids

Jul 18, 2020 @ 10:02

Health is definitely wealth in this time of a pandemic, which is why Laguna Rep. Ruth Mariano Hernandez is taking nutrition month seriously.

In a Facebook post, Hernandez said she has taken steps to help the undernourished children in her province.

She got in touch with the Municipal Nutrition Action Officer of Los Baños and Bay and the City Nutrition Action Officer of Cabayuao to get data on undernourished children.

She said she would give out vitamins and Ready to Use Supplementary Food to children aged six to 24 months, and to those in pre-school age.

These would strengthen their bodies and immune system and help them grow up well.

She wants a healthy community amid the pandemic, she added.

Proper nutrition is key!

“Sa patuloy po ng ating layunin na makapag-paabot ng tulong sa ating mga ka-distrito at bilang pakikiisa natin sa buwan ng Hulyo bilang buwan ng Nutrisyon. Nakipag-ugnayan po ang aking tanggapan sa Municipal Nutrition Action Officer ng bayan ng Los Baños at Bay at City Nutrition Action Officer ng lungsod ng Cabuyao upang kumuha ng datos ng mga undernourished na bata. Magkakaloob po tayo ng mga bitamina at Ready to Use Supplementary Food (RUSF) sa mga batang may edad na 6 na buwan hanggang 24months at pre-school age na mga bata.

Ang hangarin po natin ay makatulong upang palakasin ang katawan at immune system ng mga undernourished na bata ng ating distrito upang hindi po sila mabilis na dapuan ng mga sakit.

Hangad ko po ang isang malusog na komunidad lalo higit sa gitna ng pandemyang ating kinahaharap.

#SipagAtMalasakit,” Hernandez posted.

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