18% of Filipino women demand Modern Natural Family Planning Services

For Filipino women, Natural Family Planning (NFP) is deemed important as 18 percent still demand for modern NFP methods, alongside other Family Planning (FP), thus reiterating the country’s unmet need for FP.1 Pursuant to the Department of Health (DOH) Department Circular No. 50-A, series of 1995, the month of May is recognized as Natural Family continue reading : 18% of Filipino women demand Modern Natural Family Planning Services

Annual Report on Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law: improved outcomes, better policies

The 2018 Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law Annual Report showcased significant strides in the implementation of the RPRH Law, after three (3) years under President Duterte’s administration. The administration launched the National Program for Population and Family Planning as the government strengthened the socio-economic component of its population program by issuing Executive Order continue reading : Annual Report on Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law: improved outcomes, better policies

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