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 X SEES INCREASE IN CPR, LOW POVERTY INCIDENCE IN PROVINCES AFTER LOCALIZATION OF POPULATION PROGRAMS INKED

Press StatementApril 29, 2021 Acknowledging the devolved powers of the local government units (LGUs), where problems are best resolved, the Commission on Population and Development–Region X (POPCOM X) is gearing towards full localization of the Philippine Population Management Program (PPMP). Data from the Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) showed that poverty incidence among families in the continue reading : POPCOM X SEES INCREASE IN CPR, LOW POVERTY INCIDENCE IN PROVINCES AFTER LOCALIZATION OF POPULATION PROGRAMS INKED

POPCOM X: CONTINUOUS PROVISION OF FP SERVICES AT LGU LEVEL NEEDED TO HALT ‘POPULATION BOOM’ AMID PANDEMIC WOES

Press ReleaseJanuary 28, 2021 The Commission on Population and Development – Region X urged local government units (LGUs) to continue and intensify the delivery and provision of responsible parenthood and family planning family planning (RPFP) information and services in their respective localities to mitigate the surge of unintended pregnancies. Citing the study conducted by the continue reading : POPCOM X: CONTINUOUS PROVISION OF FP SERVICES AT LGU LEVEL NEEDED TO HALT ‘POPULATION BOOM’ AMID PANDEMIC WOES