LGUs gear up for devolution 

Population and Development officers of the different local government units in Caraga region re-assessed its plans to suit with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM)-approved Devolution Transition Plan (DTP) of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), as mandated by Executive Order No. 138. During the third quarter Regional Population and Development Conference (RPDC), continue reading : LGUs gear up for devolution 

LGUs to prioritize population dev’t services in 2023 budget

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) urged the local government units to prioritize population and development services, family planning services and program for the welfare of children in their appropriations for FY 2023. POPCOM Caraga Director Alexander A. Makinano told all regional and local partners that the LGUs’ budget for 2022-2024 shall prioritize the continue reading : LGUs to prioritize population dev’t services in 2023 budget

LGUs told: Protect teen moms, their children

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-Caraga, along with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Caraga, appealed to the local government units in the region to adopt social protection program to assist teenage mothers and their children. During the third quarter Regional Population Executive Board conference attended by local population officers and representatives of continue reading : LGUs told: Protect teen moms, their children

POPCOM campaigns family welfare

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) continues its campaign for protected families, under its program tagline “Ang Pamilyang Protektado, Panalo”, which underlined the importance of having a well-planned family for this will give greater opportunity and capacity to invest for the well-being and development of each family member – and will then become a continue reading : POPCOM campaigns family welfare

POPCOM signs MOU with gov’t school

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Caraga and Bilay National High School signed a memorandum of understanding on the implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as among the strategies of the Philippine Population and Development Program (PPDP), specifically on the Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) – as program thrust which seeks to prevent teenage continue reading : POPCOM signs MOU with gov’t school

POPCOM, DKT capacitate population workers, volunteers

More than one hundred non-health service providers in the region re-trained with Interpersonal Communication and Counseling (IPCC) on Family Planning, conducted by the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Caraga on September 20-23, 2022, with financial assistance from DKT Philippines Foundation, Inc. The population workers and volunteers of the Province of Dinagat Islands were the continue reading : POPCOM, DKT capacitate population workers, volunteers

POPCOM Caraga presents profile, migration of Barangay Ong Yiu

The Commission on Population and Development – Caraga together with the City Population Office (CPO) of Butuan recently presented the Registry of Barangay Inhabitants and Migrants or RBIM to the officials of Barangay Ong Yiu, the first of 86 barangays in the city, as baseline for planning, programming, and budgeting. POPCOM – Caraga Regional Director continue reading : POPCOM Caraga presents profile, migration of Barangay Ong Yiu

POPCOM Caraga presents devolution plan to LCEs

The Commission on Population and Development Caraga speaks in person to the Local Government Executives (LGEs) on the localization of Philippine Population and Development Program (PPDP) thrusts and directions for 2022-2028 through its Department of Budget and Management (DBM) approved Devolution Transition Plan (DTP). POPCOM Caraga Regional Director, Alexander A. Makinano, discussed the national laws continue reading : POPCOM Caraga presents devolution plan to LCEs