POPCOM intensifies effective communication to eliminate misconceptions

The Commission on Population and Develop continues its charge in providing immediate services and quality information regarding Population Development, Adolescent Health, Responsible Parenting, and Family Planning by recalibrating its communication scheme in different platforms by conducting an online virtual workshop. Last April 21-23, 2021, together with USAid and ReachHealth, POPCOM Central Office conducted an online continue reading : POPCOM intensifies effective communication to eliminate misconceptions

Business Unusual Program challenge to LGUs: build youth-friendly communities

The Challenge Initiative (TCI) in the Philippines began its “Business Unusual” Program, challenging the local government units to commit in building adolescent and youth-friendly communities to reduce unwanted teen pregnancies. This is a joint initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health (Gates Institute), Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF), in collaboration continue reading : Business Unusual Program challenge to LGUs: build youth-friendly communities

LGUs strengthen efforts against teen pregnancy

The Local Government Units continue its thrust and direction in giving correct and precise information regarding adolescents’ and youth’s health and development. Acting on the Commission on Population and Development instruction, Population Offices all over the region strengthen their program for Adolescent Health and Development to aware adolescents and youth in managing their reproductive health continue reading : LGUs strengthen efforts against teen pregnancy

POPCOM Caraga beefs up health protocols against COVID-19

The regional office of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM-Caraga) heightened up its health and safety standards in its bid to reduce Covid-19 infection in the workplace. The agency’s Regional Director, Mr. Alexander A. Makinano, issued Memorandum No. 2020-212 and Memorandum No. 2020-105 dated October 21, 2020 and August 5, 2020, respectively. The said continue reading : POPCOM Caraga beefs up health protocols against COVID-19

Campaign against teen pregnancy, strengthened by POPCOM and other institutions

By encouraging local government units to quickly and sustainably scale best-practice health programs to support urban deprived communities, the Commission on Population and Development took control of the nation’s fight against the rise in teen pregnancy. POPCOM, in collaboration with other regional offices and local government units in Mindanao, and the Bill and Melinda Gates continue reading : Campaign against teen pregnancy, strengthened by POPCOM and other institutions

POPCOM, partners propose POA to PRRD to strengthen FP

The Commission on Population and Development and its partner agencies, the Department of Health and National Economic Development Authority, submitted a comprehensive and integrated plan of action to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for a massive campaign for Modern Family Planning nationwide.  As an offshoot of its consultative conference on March 23, the three Non-Government Agencies continue reading : POPCOM, partners propose POA to PRRD to strengthen FP

POPCOM supports DepEd in Comprehensive Sexuality Education full implementation

The Department of Education Regional Office’s move in the full implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education as mandated by the Responsible Parenthood – Reproductive Health Law, got the backing from the population officers and workers through Commission on Population and Development Caraga. The DepEd-Caraga conducted virtual regional online training on March 15 and 23 to implement continue reading : POPCOM supports DepEd in Comprehensive Sexuality Education full implementation