P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA credits LGUs, partners, and stakeholders as adolescent pregnancies drop in CY 2020

The recent release of registered live births by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) shows that MIMAROPA region recorded a decline in the number of live births among adolescents aged 10-19 years old in 2020. Overall, 63 live births were registered among very young girls aged 10-14 years and 4,650 recorded live births among the 15-19 continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA credits LGUs, partners, and stakeholders as adolescent pregnancies drop in CY 2020

P R E S S R E L E A S E: DECLINE IN THE NUMBER OF LIVE BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS SEEN IN MIMAROPA IN 2020

In 2020, a total of 44,096 live births were registered in MIMAROPA. Topping the list was the Province of Palawan with 11,782 live births for the year. The total number of registered live births in 2020 was lower compared to 2019 data when the total number of live births registered was 48,887. The Province of continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: DECLINE IN THE NUMBER OF LIVE BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS SEEN IN MIMAROPA IN 2020

P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA, DepEd-MIMAROPA, and POGS boost sexuality education in the region

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-MIMAROPA in collaboration with a team of scientists and medical practitioners from the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (POGS) partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd)-MIMAROPA for the conduct of a regionwide capacity building for teachers and school health and guidance personnel dubbed “PREPARE: A Webinar on Adolescent Sexuality continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA, DepEd-MIMAROPA, and POGS boost sexuality education in the region

P R E S S R E L E A S E: 2021 FP month celebration drumbeats “USAP TAYO SA FAMILY PLANNING”

As the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) MIMAROPA, in partnership with regional line agencies (RLA), local government units (LGUs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the region, work hand in hand to ensure that family planning (FP) services, along with the essential reproductive health continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: 2021 FP month celebration drumbeats “USAP TAYO SA FAMILY PLANNING”