WORLD CONTRACEPTION DAY (WCD) HIGHLIGHTS RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

Press ReleaseSeptember 22, 2020 Every 26th of September in a year, all nations celebrate World Contraception Day (WCD).  The observance aims to improve awareness of couples on contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health  with the view that every pregnancy is wanted.  This year’s theme is continue reading : WORLD CONTRACEPTION DAY (WCD) HIGHLIGHTS RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

POPCOM-X BRINGS FAMILY PLANNING, ADOLESCENT SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN AIRWAVES

Press ReleaseSeptember 14, 2020 Amidst the mobility restrictions and imposed quarantines due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Commission on Population and Development – Region X launched two (2)  radio programs this September to ensure unhampered delivery of correct information on responsible parenthood and family planning  (RPFP) and adolescent health and development (AHD). The continue reading : POPCOM-X BRINGS FAMILY PLANNING, ADOLESCENT SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN AIRWAVES

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