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Population and Development Integration (POPDEV)

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Adolescent Health and Youth Development (AHYD)

Gender and Development


By: Ardizon T. Arsua

The incidence of teenage pregnancy and STI/HIV-AIDS in Northern Mindanao is alarming. The 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFSS4) in Region 10 revealed that 13 in 100 (13%) teenage females in region 10 have already begun childbearing, not only that, the proliferation of STIs/HIV-AIDS is also a problem in the region., the official website of Philippine Daily Inquirer, pointed out that Northern Mindanao is now a hot spot for HIV. The PDI website said that there were 30 HIV cases recorded in the 1st quarter of 2014. Teenage pregnancy and STI-HIV/AIDS were the results of unprotected sex. According to YAFSS4, 9 in 10 of region 10 youth’s premarital sex were unprotected against pregnancy and STI/HIV-AIDS.

By: Virgilita S. Sandoval

The Commission on Population Region 10 conducted a two-day Gender Sensitivity Training (GST) on January 21-22, 2016 at De Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. The participants of GST were the twenty (20) staff of the agency. POPCOM-10 OIC/Regional Director Neil Aldrin G. Omega together with Mr. Jeremias L. Cabasan (Information Officer III) and Ms. Ann M. Sumalpong (Planning Officer II) facilitated the training.

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Base from the 2015 CENSUS of Population: 4,297,323

Basis: 2015 PGR of 1.68

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