PEKANBARU. Although the National Nutrition Day falls on 25 January, the community in ICD Sukajadi, Pekanbaru still enthusiastic to join the National Nutrition Day Festival held together by RZ and Cita Sehat on Sunday (01/15).
Since the morning, dozens of people ranging from children to adults gathered in the field of ICD Sukajadi. Various activities were held in the festival, starting from competitions to counseling and free health checks.
As for the competition held are handwashing with soap for children and cooking competitions of nutritious food for mothers. The activity began to festive when children aged 4 to 6 years old practicing how to wash hand properly. The cry came from the mother to cheer up each participant.
Unlike at the tent of cooking contest, it had calmer atmosphere. The mother looked very serious cooking good nutritional value food . Interestingly, before the food was assessed, the mothers also had to present their food and nutritional value is contained in it.
“People are very enthusiastic to join the activities. Start of the race, health education to health checks. Total residents who attend are 112 people. The community leaders and local Posyandu cadre were also attended the event. Hopefully with this event, more citizens know about good nutrition is like. By doing so, of course, can reduce morbidity and malnutrition, especially in ICD Sukajadi, “said Fiona, Public Health of Cita Sehat Pekanbaru.