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Office of the Municipal Nutrition Action Officer

Ms. Sonia l. Julio

Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (Designate)

Email Address: [email protected], [email protected]   

Office Address: Ground floor Chipeco Building, J. Tanalega Street, Barangay San Agustin, Municipality of Bay, Laguna, 4033

Legal Mandate

Republic Act no. 491 Creating National Nutrition Council and for other purposes of the Nutrition Act of the Philippines. Which aims to coordinate and integrate policies and programs of all agencies and instrumentalities of the government charged with the prosecution of existing Laws, policies, rules and regulations concerning nutrition. 


A nutritionally improved municipality whose people are well-nourished, healthy, socially and economically productive with a high sense of human dignity.


    1. Municipal Nutrition Action Officer shall be designated to serve as the lead person in carrying out the nutrition program.
    2. Coordinates the overall implementation and the management of the Local Nutrition program.
    3. With the cooperation of Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) it shall be institutionalized to oversee the nutrition program of the Municipality for the following functions.

General Services

The MNAO conducts periodic field visits and meetings with Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) to assess the progress of the program implementation and formulate the evaluation system.

    1. The MNAO conducts meetings with the BNS to monitor the monthly weighing and height monitoring of 0-23 mos, and 24-71 underweight and severely underweight preschool children/ Pregnant, lactating mothers and elderly. 
    2. The MNAO consolidate all the data gathered by BNS which is the operation Timbang including household survey for family profile and submit/report to Municipal Mayor, Municipal Health Office, Provincial Nutrition Office and National Nutrition Council.
    3. Attend all seminars and training with regards to nutrition programs for the improvement of nutritional status of children and barangay thereof. 
    4. Initiates regular Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) quarterly meetings.
    5. Organized and leads in planning core group within MNC.
    6. Coordinate MNC and private institutions in the implementation of Municipal Nutrition Action Plan.
    7. Act as Resource persons to Barangay Nutrition Committee (BNC) in formulating Barangay Nutrition Action Plan (BNAP) 
    8. Conducts and organizes different seminars/trainings on different sectors related to Nutrition Development.
    9. Serve as resource speaker on Home Management for pre-marriage counseling.