AUGUST IS FAMILY PLANNING MONTH: “USAP TAYO SA FAMILY PLANNING”

Despite the implications and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) and the Department of Health (DOH) as co-managers of the FP Program continue to provide responsive policy direction and ensure access of Filipinos to medically safe, legal, non-abortifacient, effective, and culturally acceptable modern family planning (FP) methods. The internet continue reading : AUGUST IS FAMILY PLANNING MONTH: “USAP TAYO SA FAMILY PLANNING”

POPCOM: Pandemic may increase live births in PHL to almost 2M

𝙒𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙁𝙋 𝙚𝙛𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙨 𝙝𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙚𝙙, 𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙚𝙚𝙣𝙨 𝙖𝙡𝙨𝙤 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙗𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙝 Nearly 2 million Filipino women of reproductive age, or those between 15 to 49 years old, will get pregnant this year, leading to an additional 214,000 unplanned births. It is also believed that 10 percent of the births will be among women below continue reading : POPCOM: Pandemic may increase live births in PHL to almost 2M

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝘅𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿-𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗱𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗰𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘀

The health crisis brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) virus outbreak has not only affected the health condition of Filipinos, but has also engendered threats of violence against women and children, as well as vulnerable members of the Philippine population. Given this, the Philippines, along with other countries, is actively initiating interventions to protect continue reading : 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝘅𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿-𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗱𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗰𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘀

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𝗣𝗢𝗣𝗖𝗢𝗠 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀: 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗰, 𝗽𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗱, 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴

In the face of a pandemic affecting the Philippines, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) reminds Filipino couples to always practice responsible parenthood and family planning. According to POPCOM, as couples and families are strictly advised to stay at home during the enhanced community quarantine, the opportunity also allows for spousal and parental dialogue continue reading : 𝗣𝗢𝗣𝗖𝗢𝗠 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀: 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗰, 𝗽𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗱, 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴