ND Department Chair to Train in Japan
The Chairperson of the Nutrition and Dietetics Department (ND) is one of only 25 from the Philippines accepted into the training program on food safety and standards of the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) in Tokyo, Japan.
Prof. Michele A. Naranjo will leave for Japan by the end of February for the program ?Food Safety and Quality Standards and Regulations for the Philippines.? The training, based on its program description, ?is designed to enhance capabilities of participants who are involved in the food chain to plan strategies and measures of effective food safety systems and ensure compliance to food safety requirements.?
Silliman University ND faculty members continue to be involved as resource persons in food safety seminars conducted by the Dumaguete City Health Office.
Supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the training forms part of Japan?s project for improving the business environment related to trade and investment.