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

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

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 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

POPCOM conducts orientation to CSOs

The Commission on Population and Development Caraga continues its charge to partner with Non-Government Organization with the recently concluded program orientation to Friendship Goals Society Caraga – Butuan. Last March 5, the forces of POPCOM Caraga administered the orientation to the said NGO by introducing the programs of the agency namely, Adolescent Health and Development continue reading : POPCOM conducts orientation to CSOs