The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and other government partners, are calling on all sectors of society to do their utmost in securing Filipino families against economic difficulties and violence stemming from the spread of the pandemic, as the country observes the 28th National continue reading : National Family Week: September 21 to 27, POPCOM, DSWD, govt agencies: Families must be shielded vs economic woes, violence stemming from pandemic
The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) is currently strengthening its capacity to support the supply chain for family planning (FP) commodities nationwide, as it inaugurates new warehouses in the provinces, including those in the cities of Legazpi, Zamboanga, Davao and Cotabato.
About one in 10 Filipinas 15 to 19 years old have already given birth, as this age group continues to register increasing fertility rates, the lowest usage of contraceptives, and is burdened with serious, unfulfilled requirements for family planning (FP).
The current pandemic bearing heavily on everyone’s lives and state of health, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) recently released a report that during the first half of 2020, it was able to reach out to a good number of Filipinos for family planning (FP) and related services.
Helping address the reported surge of the number of Filipinos with unfulfilled requirements for minor surgeries and reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) services during the pandemic, the Commission on Population and Development’s POPCOM Family Wellness Clinic (PFWC) in Mandaluyong City has resumed its full operations while strictly adhering to health and safety protocols amid continue reading : POPCOM Wellness Clinic fully operational for minor surgeries, FP services Non-scalpel vasectomy, bilateral tubal ligation operations resume