Prevention, protection and conservation of the health of people through organized efforts and activities utilizing nutrition knowledge. Basic concepts include the following:
- Good nutrition increases people's productivity, promotes learning ability, enables interactive participation and involvement.
- Responsive nutrition programs are needs-oriented towards self-reliance.
- Certain population groups are more nutritionally-at-risk than others.
- Malnutrition is a multi-faceted and multi-dimensional problem.
- Nutrition solutions require multidisciplinary approaches.
- Strategies for solutions demand coordination and integration.
- Involvement from government and private sectors is of utmost important.
- Scientific evidence-based nutrition and dietetic information serve as bases for action.
- Monitoring, evaluation and surveillance support decision-making. NDAP.
Fundamentals in Nutrition in Public Health and the Life Stages. 2004
Philippines, 2002 Edition
RENI Committee, Task Forces, and the FNRI-DOST Secretariat
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