Commission on Population and Development Caraga launches Search for Model Teens to acknowledge the accomplishment of teens along the thrusts of Adolescent Health and Development Program.

The Model Teen must have an excellent involvement on the implementation of activities for AHD Program especially on this health emergency. The Population Officer must choose and select the contestant of the said search.

In the selection process, the Model Teen involvement in school or community primarily on AHD activities, community service scores 30%, self-initiative and commitment in promoting AHDP, Leadership rates 30%, No record of misconduct and discourtesy, Integrity and Professionalism 30%, and lastly, Active Involvement of school activities and Organization, Academic Excellence 10%. Awarding of winners will be on November 27, 2020 via Virtual Awarding Ceremony. Winners will receive a cash prize.

RD Alexander A.  Makinano of POPCOM Caraga said that the award is given to recognize the efforts of the adolescents’ age (10-19 years old). The recipient shall poses leadership qualities and academic achievements.

RD Makinano highlighted that POPCOM remains working on with the advocacies of the Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) program in the midst of this health crisis together with the Sangguniang Kabataan in reaching the adolescent in this new normal.

The Adolescent Health Development (AHD) Program targets the total well-being of adolescents by addressing issues related to sexuality and reproductive health and rights.