The Commission on Population and Development – Caraga widen its effort of promoting family planning and wellness by partnering with private entities to maximize information dissemination and service delivery.

POPCOM Caraga together with the Department of Health Center for Health and Development region 13 eyes for the fulfillment of a partnership with the SM City Butuan to establish a family planning wellness clinic for its tenants and employees.

Last January 15, 2021, POPCOM Caraga along with the DOH Caraga conducted a meeting with the executives of SM City Butuan to institute a family planning wellness clinic for its employees and tenants who wish to avail of the services and family planning commodities provided by the agency.

Coleen Pajayon, Marketing Manager of SM City Butuan, expresses her concur for the possible alliance with the agency and highlights how this partnership could create a venue for the employees to prevent unnecesary pregnancy.

This year 2021, POPCOM Caraga targets to partner with different agencies and private entities to fulfill the mandates of the RPRH Act of 2012 to ensure universal access to reproductive health services, including family planning.