POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) praised President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for enacting Executive Order (EO) 141, which prioritizes the implementation of measures addressing adolescent pregnancies in the country and mobilizes government agencies for the said purpose. The Chief Executive signed EO 141 on June 25 and was published on June 29 in the continue reading : POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

POPCOM praises former President Aquino III as staunch reproductive health advocate

As the entire Philippine nation mourns the sudden passing of former Philippine President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) acknowledges his significant role in championing reproductive health (RH) care in the country. Particularly, POPCOM lauds the former chief executive’s courage in enacting the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law, continue reading : POPCOM praises former President Aquino III as staunch reproductive health advocate

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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