The Commission on Population and Development Caraga presents Media Awards for the unending support of Media Partners in the uninterrupted information and services during the pandemic.

The Commission takes initiative on rewarding the effort of media in delivering information to every household in various platforms such as on print and broadcast media continuing to empower Filipino families and communities. RD Alexander A. Makinano emphasized that the media’s role is significant in this health crisis in reaching the public on the implementation of the three program components of Philippine Population Management Program (PPMP). 

RD Makinano highlighted that the Commission takes the extra mile on continuously working amidst this COVID-19 pandemic, using various platforms, going online, and adapting to the new normal to reach couples, individuals, adolescents and the entire Filipino families

POPCOM shall assess the media institution based on the following criteria: supports to the stand of POPCOM either aired, published, or posted with 30%. Secondly, the attendance to activities like seminars and orientation hosted by POPCOM scores 40%, and lastly, utilization of program materials of POPCOM marks 30%.

The top five (5) media institutions will receive a 3,000.00 cash prize and plaque of appreciation. The winners will be chosen by the Information Management and Communication Unit (IMCU) of POPCOM. Announcing and awarding of winners will be on November 27, 2020, via virtual conferences of the ORD and face-to-face awarding ceremonies.