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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 Region-V enjoins LGUs to strengthen population programs through localization strategy The Philippine Development Plan for 2017 to 2022 has highlighted population management strategies as one of the critical factors for the attainment of the country’s goal of inclusive development.  Interventions particularly family planning and reduction of adolescent pregnancies were underscored and recognized as means continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

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POPCOM: Number of Filipinos in 2021 estimated at 110.8 million Sizes of families trending lower at 4 members Filipinos will continue to grow in numbers in 2021—although at a slower pace—as their number is projected to reach 110,881,756 next year, according to the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)[1].  Despite the rise in absolute numbers, continue reading : PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE: POPDEV Week

Population and Development Week: November 23 to 29 POPCOM: Family planning key to building resiliency vs pandemic, crisis situations Citing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to overcrowding in households and communities, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) will highlight the interconnection of population factors and the pandemic during the observance continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: POPDEV Week