LGU Butuan eyes intervention to reduce teen pregnancies

Together with the Zuellig Family Foundation, the Commission on Population and Development responded to the call of the Local Government Unit of Butuan for the institutionalization and implementation of “The Challenge Initiative” project to address the necessary plan of action to combat early and teenage pregnancy. LGU Butuan through its City Population Office, expresses the continue reading : LGU Butuan eyes intervention to reduce teen pregnancies

Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning Program intensifies in LGU Marihatag Barangays

The local government unit of Marihatag, Surigao del Sur strengthened the Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning (RPFP) Program to its five (5) barangays amidst the pandemic. In the official RPFP report submitted by said LGU to the regional office of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), population workers and barangay volunteers, observing the minimum continue reading : Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning Program intensifies in LGU Marihatag Barangays

POPCOM joins UN body calling for women, girls’ rights

The Commission on Population and Development launched online the State of the World Population Report in the country managing global challenge of protecting the rights of women and girls to bodily autonomy by providing quality information and on Family Planning. According to Dr. Leila Joudane, Philippines’ representative to United Nations Population Fund, The Philippines has continue reading : POPCOM joins UN body calling for women, girls’ rights

FP in community pantries

The Commission on Population and Development will soon initiate a move to make family planning commodities and services more accessible at the grassroots through family planning pantries throughout the country during the national crisis. Due to the Local Government Units’ demand, POPCOM plans to install a Family Planning section in community pantries and promote family continue reading : FP in community pantries

POPCOM conducts family planning monitoring on ADS households

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Caraga continues its thrust of enabling Filipinos to access information and services on responsible parenthood, family planning, and reproductive health and rights. This, despite the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the region. Anent to this, the program assistants of POPCOM Caraga, together with the staff of the continue reading : POPCOM conducts family planning monitoring on ADS households

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