Population and Development (POPDEV) Week: November 23 to 29: POPCOM bats for families’ “living wage,” not just minimum pay as PHL achieves new lows in population numbers

As family planning continues to gain ground nationwide, and family sizes stabilize at two to three children, the Philippine government must now turn to other important development aspects of the country’s population—particularly the “living wages” necessary for parents to responsibly fulfill their role as heads of their families.                 This was the position of Undersecretary continue reading : Population and Development (POPDEV) Week: November 23 to 29: POPCOM bats for families’ “living wage,” not just minimum pay as PHL achieves new lows in population numbers

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DOH, POPCOM, DEPED, NYC, USAID, WHO LAUNCH “I CHOOSE” CAMPAIGN FOR FILIPINO ADOLESCENTS DURING POPDEV WEEK

As part of the celebration of Population and Development Week, the Department of Health (DOH), Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), Department of Education (DepEd), National Youth Commission (NYC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the World Health Organization (WHO) today launched a joint campaign for adolescent health and development, including adolescent sexual continue reading : DOH, POPCOM, DEPED, NYC, USAID, WHO LAUNCH “I CHOOSE” CAMPAIGN FOR FILIPINO ADOLESCENTS DURING POPDEV WEEK

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Ormoc City first to respond in implementation: PH-wide social protection program for teen moms, their kids starts rollout

In line with the nationwide rollout of the social protection program for adolescent mothers and their children (SPPAMC), the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) has welcomed the City of Ormoc in Leyte as the pioneering local government unit (LGU) to pilot the beneficial scheme.                This positive development in the government’s drive to provide continue reading : Ormoc City first to respond in implementation: PH-wide social protection program for teen moms, their kids starts rollout

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POPCOM: Pandemic causes decline in 2020 births, Numbers lowest in 34 years

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) cited a significant drop in the number of births in 2020, with just 1,516,042 million registered in the country—the lowest number registered since 1986, when only 1,493,995 Filipinos were born—based on a preliminary report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in June 2021.                Based on figures released continue reading : POPCOM: Pandemic causes decline in 2020 births, Numbers lowest in 34 years

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World Contraception Day 2021: Mas madaling pag-access sa mga serbisyong ‘family planning’ at pamamahagi ng contraceptives, pinanawagan sa kabila ng pandemya

Lubhang pinahina ng pandemiya ang pagsasagawa ng mga serbisyo ukol sa pagpa-plano ng pamilya o “family planning,” at ang pamimigay ng “contraceptives” sa buong bansa, na nagdulot ng masamang epekto sa kagalingan o “well-being” ng mga pamilya at kababaihang Pilipino. Dahil naantala sa mga prayoridad ngayong pandemya, itinutulak ng Komisyon sa Populasyon at Pagpapaunlad (Commission continue reading : World Contraception Day 2021: Mas madaling pag-access sa mga serbisyong ‘family planning’ at pamamahagi ng contraceptives, pinanawagan sa kabila ng pandemya

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