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

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