Governor Vicente S. Gato on Wednesday announced that Batanes won the 2012 Nutrition Honor Award (NHA), the highest award in the implementation of nutrition program.
Batanes bagging the 2012 NHA came after it has been a consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition from 2006 to 2009 per evaluation of the Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET).
Batanes also won the maintenance award in 2010 and grabbed the honor award in 2011 which was bestowed by the National Nutrition Team.
The NHA awards will be given out on November 9 at Malacanang.
Gato congratulated all the members of the Provincial Nutrition Council and the supporters of barangay nutrition scholars and the health workers.