MIMAROPA 1st Regional Population Congress

P R E S S R E L E A S E: 1st MIMAROPA REGIONAL POPULATION CONGRESS, A SUCCESS

The Commission on Population and Development MIMAROPA conducted its first ever Regional Population Congress with a theme Empowered Youth: A Key to Achieving Demographic Dividend.  The 3-day event was attended by 47 population workers from the different provinces in the region together with some partner agencies. On the first day, two research studies related to continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: 1st MIMAROPA REGIONAL POPULATION CONGRESS, A SUCCESS

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POPCOM Now Commission on Population and Development; to Handle National Program on Family Planning

President Rodrigo Duterte signed yesterday, December 13, 2018, the Executive Order No. 71 (EO 71) which reiterates Presidential Decree (PD) No. 79 or the “Revised Population Act of the Philippines” creating the Commission on Population (POPCOM) as the government agency to undertake a national program on family planning involving both public and private sectors. By continue reading : POPCOM Now Commission on Population and Development; to Handle National Program on Family Planning

POPCOM Head appointed as Undersecretary for Population and Development

To intensify the Population Management Program particularly the National Family Planning Program, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Ernesto Pernia appointed Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez III as the Undersecretary for the Population and Development and Executive Director V of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM). Dr. Perez has had over 27 continue reading : POPCOM Head appointed as Undersecretary for Population and Development