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

POPCOM IV-A and its LGU Partners Celebrate Family Planning Month

Based on the 2017 Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), the average total fertility rate (TFR) of women is three (3) when their desired fertility rate is two (2).  Moreover, poor women have five (5) children due to unintended/unplanned pregnancies.  With regards to modern contraceptive prevalence rate (MCPR), the 2017 NDHS reported that 40% continue reading : POPCOM IV-A and its LGU Partners Celebrate Family Planning Month