POPCOM CALABARZON Conducted GAD KATROPA and Gender Sensitivity Orientations

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) defines Gender and Development (GAD) as the development perspective and process that is promoting and empowering, equitable, sustainable, free from violence, respectful of human rights, supportive of self-determination and actualization of human potentials.  The purpose of GAD is to ensure that both men and women can participate in and continue reading : POPCOM CALABARZON Conducted GAD KATROPA and Gender Sensitivity Orientations

POPCOM CALABARZON, CPO-Antipolo and RLAs Implement Social Protection Program for Adolescent Mothers and their Children

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Region IV-A CALABARZON together with Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) DSWD, DILG, NCIP, and the City Population Office of Antipolo will implement the Social Protection Program for Adolescent Mothers and their Children (SPPAMC) in Antipolo City. The State recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation-building, and shall continue reading : POPCOM CALABARZON, CPO-Antipolo and RLAs Implement Social Protection Program for Adolescent Mothers and their Children

POPCOM CALABARZON Conducted The Challenge Initiative Regional Inception Meeting

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Region IV-A CALABARZON together with Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) DSWD, DepED, DILG, and DOH conducted the online Regional Inception Meeting for The Challenge Initiative (TCI) Philippines Program in Biñan City on August 31, 2021 via Zoom. The Challenge Initiative is implemented by POPCOM together with the Zuellig Family continue reading : POPCOM CALABARZON Conducted The Challenge Initiative Regional Inception Meeting

POPCOM CALABARZON conducts 2021 Mid-Year Assessment of Programs and Activities

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) CALABARZON organized and conducted the 2021 online Mid-Year Assessment activity last July 29-30, 2021 via Zoom.  The general objective of the Mid-Year Assessment is to evaluate programs, projects and activities (PPAs), achieve all the targets assigned to POPCOM Region IV-A CALABARZON, and to possibly find innovative ways to continue reading : POPCOM CALABARZON conducts 2021 Mid-Year Assessment of Programs and Activities

POPDEV Integration Strategies Provided for LGUs

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) CALABARZON region enables LGUs to integrate population dynamics in their sustainable development initiatives.  The Population and Development (POPDEV) Integration component of the Philippine Population and Development Program (PPDP) has Data Collection and Updating of the Database as its POPDEV Integration activities.  From January 1 to June 30, 2021, continue reading : POPDEV Integration Strategies Provided for LGUs

Teenage Pregnancy Symposia for Grades 8 to 10 Students in CALABARZON

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) CALABARZON region in partnership with the Department of Education (DepED) Region IV-A CALABARZON Office, through DepED Memorandum No. 4A-03-RM-21-77, organized and conducted virtual Teenage Pregnancy Symposia (TPS) among Grades 8 to 10 students.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, adolescents cannot attend face-to-face Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) activities.  continue reading : Teenage Pregnancy Symposia for Grades 8 to 10 Students in CALABARZON

POPCOM Region IV – A CALABARZON closely coordinates with POPCOM Family Wellness Clinic and Collaborates with LGU Partners and NGOs for FP Outreach Missions

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) CALABARZON, the POPCOM Family Wellness Clinic (PFWC) and several LGU partners help couples achieve their desired number and spacing of births through Family Planning (FP) Outreach Missions.  The purpose of the missions is to provide various temporary FP supplies like pills, condoms, IUDs, implants, injectables, as well as continue reading : POPCOM Region IV – A CALABARZON closely coordinates with POPCOM Family Wellness Clinic and Collaborates with LGU Partners and NGOs for FP Outreach Missions

POPCOM Region IV-A Supports Full Devolution of Basic Functions from NGAs to LGUs

The signing of Executive Order (EO) No. 138 by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on June 1, 2021 signaled the full devolution of basic services and facilities from the national government to local government units (LGUs) starting next year (2022), including the increased share of LGUs in all national taxes and revenues.   “With EO 138, the continue reading : POPCOM Region IV-A Supports Full Devolution of Basic Functions from NGAs to LGUs

EO No. 12 is Pro-Life, Pro-Women, Pro-Children, and Pro-Economic Development

Strengthening the implementation of Republic Act No. 10354 otherwise known as the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) law is part of President Duterte’s Ten (10)-Point Socio-Economic Agenda. Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia, former Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning and former Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said that if the law was not continue reading : EO No. 12 is Pro-Life, Pro-Women, Pro-Children, and Pro-Economic Development