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POPCOM calls for prevention, social protection measures as more Filipino minors get pregnant The latest civil-registry statistics for 2019 from the Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that births among girls ages 15 years old and below have gone up by 7%, compared to 2018. This is the ninth year since 2011 that this figure has continued to continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

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POPCOM calls for more community pantries to carry Family Planning commodities The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) in April instructed its regional offices to coordinate with community pantry organizers to include family planning (FP) commodities, as one of the essential items that the public can avail of for free. By the month of May, continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

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PHL commits to prioritize health, nutrition, FP at UN meet Filipino ambassador to head UN population body in 2022 The Philippines is keen on strengthening efforts on family planning, as well as population and development (POPDEV), as government agencies led by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Commission on Population and Development continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

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POPCOM chief at UN Youth Forum: Covid makes young people vulnerable to abuse; prone to sexual, reproductive health risks The negative impacts of the pandemic on health and wellbeing have spread far and wide among members of the Philippine population, and its adverse effects have crept to the level of Filipino adolescents, according to the continue reading : PRESS RELEASE