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

P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM records COVID-19 related cases, deaths among low population density barangays

A total of 3,989 COVID-19 cases and 67 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in barangays with low population density in MIMAROPA region from September 2020 to April 2021.  This finding was arrived at by POPCOM-MIMAROPA after analyzing the population density data of 1,460 barangays in the region in relation to the pandemic using data continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E: POPCOM records COVID-19 related cases, deaths among low population density barangays

P R E S S R E L E A S E : “MiMaRoPans could hit 3.2 million by yearend”, POPCOM-MIMAROPA

The number of Filipinos in MIMAROPA region is estimated to reach 3,229,847 by December 31, 2021. This is according to the estimate done by the POPCOM-MIMAROPA Region using the geometric-method projections of the 2015 population census and reviewed by the Central Office of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the auspices of PSA-MIMAROPA. Despite the continue reading : P R E S S R E L E A S E : “MiMaRoPans could hit 3.2 million by yearend”, POPCOM-MIMAROPA