REGION X CELEBRATES 7TH YEAR OF THE 100-MILLIONTH SYMBOLIC BABIES

Press Statement July 26, 2021 On July 27, 2014, Northern Mindanao welcomed six (6) out of the 100 babies born past midnight symbolizing Philippines’ 100-millionth mark of its total population. Representing the region of that historical day, the symbolic babies are Juliane M. Cobayan of Cagayan de Oro, Rundy Boy P. Dantes Jr. of Misamis Oriental, continue reading : REGION X CELEBRATES 7TH YEAR OF THE 100-MILLIONTH SYMBOLIC BABIES

POPCOM, UNFPA RENEW CALL TO PRIORITIZE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Press ReleaseJuly 9, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health care systems globally and caused serious challenges in terms of provision of reproductive health information and services especially in the Philippines. This has resulted to an estimated 214,000 unintended pregnancy in 2020. In celebration of the World Population Day (WPD) on July 11, 2021, continue reading : POPCOM, UNFPA RENEW CALL TO PRIORITIZE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2021 The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) praised President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for enacting Executive Order (EO) 141, which prioritizes the implementation of measures addressing adolescent pregnancies in the country and mobilizes government agencies for the said purpose. The Chief Executive signed EO 141 on June 25 and was published on continue reading : POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

HOUSE-TO-HOUSE DELIVERY OF FAMILY PLANNING LAUNCHED AMID MECQ STATUS IN CDO

Press ReleaseJune 11, 2021 In the wake of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in Cagayan de Oro City, the Commission on Population and Development – Region X (POPCOM X) launches its house-to-house delivery of family planning (FP) services to ensure unimpeded access to reproductive health needs of couples and individuals. It can be noted that continue reading : HOUSE-TO-HOUSE DELIVERY OF FAMILY PLANNING LAUNCHED AMID MECQ STATUS IN CDO