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”

P R E S S R E L E A S E: MIMAROPANs number 3.2 million in 2020; population and development programs needed

The recent Census of Population and Housing (CPH) conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that the MIMAROPA region recorded a total population of 3,228,558 as of May 1, 2020. That number accounted for 3% of the total Philippine population.   With this figure, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-MIMAROPA Region has called continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: MIMAROPANs number 3.2 million in 2020; population and development programs needed

P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA salutes PRRD for declaring teen pregnancy as a national priority

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-MIMAROPA Region breathes a sigh of relief as President Rodrigo R. Duterte has made curbing teen pregnancies a national priority. He signed Executive Order (EO) No. 141 on 25 June 2021 declaring the prevention of teen pregnancies a national priority. EO 141 highlights the implementation of measures addressing adolescent continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM-MIMAROPA salutes PRRD for declaring teen pregnancy as a national priority

P R E S S R E L E A S E: DSWD, POPCOM INK SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR TEEN MOMS AND THEIR CHILDREN

Adolescent mothers and their children can breathe a sigh of relief now that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) have joined hands in pursuing a program that particularly addresses the multidimensional consequences of poverty among this vulnerable group.  In a simple virtual signing ceremony, Secretary continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: DSWD, POPCOM INK SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR TEEN MOMS AND THEIR CHILDREN