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The 1st Quarter Regional Population Management Committee (RPMC) Meeting and Consultative Planning Workshop was held at Richville Hotel, Mandaluyong City on February 23-24, 2016.

The meeting was conducted to give program updates, set targets for the 2016, monitor initiatives, reporting of accomplishments, and tackle issues and concerns affecting program implementations in CALABARZON and MIMAROPA.

The following topics were discussed:

  1. Collaborative Framework between DOH and POPCOM
  2. CSO Engagement for Family Planning Outreach Missions
  3. Clarification on the Definition of Stock-outs
  4. Accomplishment Report for the Implementation of RPRH Law
  5. Three (3) Steps on the New Tasks and Functions from DOH
  6. PSP/Marie Stopes and Friendly Care Issues and Concerns
  7. Philippine Population Management Program – Directional Plan 2011-2016
  8. Pre-Marriage Counselling Process/Issues 

The said meeting was attended by the different CALABARZON and MIMAROPA Provincial and City Population Officers, and Faith- Based Organization (FBO) HADDASSAH Grace Mission, Inc. (HGMI). A total of seventy (70) participants, sixteen (16) of whom were males while fifty-four (54) were females. It was composed of Local Government Units (LGUs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), POPCOM Central Office, POPCOM IV management and staff, and invited speakers from CSOs (Friendly Care and PSPI).

The Commission on Population – Region IV is looking forward for the three more quarterly meeting.



The Commission on Population Region IV (POPCOM IV) provided counterpart financial and technical assistances to conduct U4U Training of Trainers (TOT) and U4U Teen Trail for their Local Government Unit (LGU) partners in the provinces of Laguna and Cavite during the first three (3) months of the year.

Four hundred fifty-seven (457) youth from said provinces participated in the U4U. It is an interactive and engaging way of learning sex education on teenage pregnancies, early marriages, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and, other psycho-social concerns.

U4U in Cavite Province

The IsCool Teen Center (ITC), one of the teen centers in CALABARZON region, requested the City Population Office of Bacoor (CPO Bacoor) to conduct a U4U Teen Trail. The CPO Bacoor responded to it and asked POPCOM Region IV for technical assistance. POPCOM IV provided a refresher TOT for the 35 new ITC teen facilitators. March 18, 2016 was the significant day for the 111 Grades 8-10 students of Bacoor National High School Main and Annex as they experienced the fun and learning of U4U with their classmates and schoolmates as their facilitators.



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