CDO YOUTH CENTER INTENSIFIES AWARENESS ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH: LAUNCHES “aTeen ‘To” PROGRAM

Press ReleaseAugust 26, 2020 In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Oro Youth Center of Cagayan de Oro launched an online program entitled aTEEN ‘To!  which is derived from the tagalong words “atin ito.” The program is a teen chat platform which aims to educate young people about reproductive and mental health concerns of teenagers. continue reading : CDO YOUTH CENTER INTENSIFIES AWARENESS ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH: LAUNCHES “aTeen ‘To” PROGRAM

POPCOM-X AIMS TO HALT UNINTENDED PREGNANCIES THRU HELPLINE REFERRAL SYSTEM

Press ReleaseJuly 15, 2020 The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM-X) is strengthening its campaign to mitigate the rise of unintended pregnancies in the region due to quarantine-induced service reduction that temporarily hampered the access to family planning services in the barangay level. To provide assistance to clients on possible effects of the pandemic to continue reading : POPCOM-X AIMS TO HALT UNINTENDED PREGNANCIES THRU HELPLINE REFERRAL SYSTEM

PRE-MARRIAGE ORIENTATION AND COUNSELING SERVICES CONTINUE AMIDST TIME OF PANDEMIC

Press ReleaseJuly 6, 2020 With the issuance of Proclamation Numbers 922 and 929 dated March 8 and 16 respectively, that placed the entire country under State of Public Health Emergency and State of Calamity due to the outbreak of COVID-19, a joint advisory number 2020-01 or interim guidelines on the provision of Pre-Marriage Orientation and continue reading : PRE-MARRIAGE ORIENTATION AND COUNSELING SERVICES CONTINUE AMIDST TIME OF PANDEMIC

COMMUNITY QUARANTINE MAY EASE OUT ABUSE REPORT, BUT NOT THE ACTUAL ABUSE

Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2020 Even before the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, gender-based violence (GBV) has been one of the challenges that the vulnerable sectors of the society is struggling to overcome. As highlighted by the National Demographic and Health Survey 2017 (NDHS, 2017), 3 out of 20 young girls and women age 15-49 suffer continue reading : COMMUNITY QUARANTINE MAY EASE OUT ABUSE REPORT, BUT NOT THE ACTUAL ABUSE