October 15, 2019
The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM 10) exhibits the functional clinic for family planning counseling and services such as insertions on the progestin-only subdermal implant (PSI), intrauterine device (IUD), progestin-only injectable, and dispersal of condoms and pills.
Regional Director Jeremias Gupit emphasizes that the first regional clinic among POPCOM offices has been directly giving free family planning services to couples and individuals in Northern Mindanao.
“The clinic renders services to an average of five (5) clients per day,” says Gupit.
The clinic is currently equipped with a single bed, blood pressure apparatus, weighing scale, stocks of IUD, condoms, pills, implants, and other medical instruments.
Gupit also aims to request additional funding for 2020 from the central office to modernize the clinic and purchase more medical apparatus thereby ensuring the quality service for the clients