The First 1000 Days of Life Ordinance is a law that gives the city of Malaybalay a strategy for maternal/newborn and child health and nutrition that focuses on nutrition in the first 1000 days of life through a strengthened and integrated program.

This ordinance is based on National Law under Republic Act 11148, also known as “Maternal Health and Nutrition Act.”

The ordinance was authored by City councilor Niko P. Aldeguer and co-sponsored by City Councilors Brian Nelson T. Flores, Kathleen Cecile Pagaling, and Bonifacio Valiente.

Photo credits: Konsehal Brian Flores