The Local Government Unit of San Jose – Municipal Nutrition Committee under the administration of Mayor and Chairperson Antonio B. Chavez was chosen as one of the 2015 LGUs with Lowest Prevalence of Malnutrition on the 2016 Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony based from the 2015 Regional Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus Results conducted by National Nutrition Council (NNC).
Mayor ABC together with Ms. Reggie M. Sanchez, Municipal Nutrition Action Officer and Ms. Maria Christine Remiter, Municipal Civil Registrar and former MNAO received the award on December 6, 2016, 1:00 p.m at The Oriental Hotel, Legazpi City wherein Dr. Azucena M. Dayanghirang, new Deputy Executive Director of NCC gave a talk as the Keynote Speaker and Guest of Honor of the said awarding ceremony.
The said activity is annually held by the National Nutrition Council in cooperation with the Bicol Regional Nutrition Committee to recognize the Outstanding Local Nutrition Committees which continue to manage their nutrition programs effectively and efficiently.
As such, the best performing province, city, municipalities and barangays on nutrition program as well as the regional, provincial and city, Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholars (OBNS) was also awarded during the occasion.
LGU-San Jose further strives to attain higher ranking through the continuous implementation and monitoring of nutrition programs in the municipalities.