Press Release
August 16, 2018

To further advance POPCOM-10’s commitment in addressing the unmet need for modern family planning, POPCOM now provides services on Progestin-only Subdermal Implants (PSI). More than 600 clients were provided by POPCOM with PSI in partnership with the LGUs. Details are as follow:

Damulog, Bukidnon 80 Clients
 Baungon, Bukidnon  150 Clients
 Quezon, Bukidnon 240 Clients
 Libona, Bukidnon  73 Clients
 Sumilao, Bukidnon 78 Clients
Cagayan de Oro City 50 Clients

DOH provided the PSPI while the LGUs generated the clients through the BPVs and BHWs. POPCOM provided lunch to the clients so that they would not need to go home for lunch.

The three (3) nurses of POPCOM-10 who were trained and certified as a provider on PSI by the Department of Health and Mindanao Health joined in the activities as service providers. These nurses are Jeremias Cabasan-Information Officer III, Karen Fernandez- Administrative Assistant II and Kelly Igtos- FP Logistics Assistant.