June 26, 2018
POPCOM-10 Regional Director Jeremias C. Gupit was invited to speak during the 10th Forward Service Support Unit of the Army Support Command of the Philippine Army (PA) of the 4th Infantry Division about reproductive health– in celebration of Women’s Month. The participants were military and civilian employees as well as dependents of the said agency. RD Gupit’s discussion content was focused on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) and he introduced the KATROPA program as one of POPCOM’s strategies to educate men about family planning and reproductive health. After the talk of RD Gupit, the administrative officer of the mentioned agency approached him to know more about KATROPA. The result of the discussion was that, 4th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army will integrate KATROPA as part of their enrichment module for personnel and staff, and POPCOM to extend technical support or whatever help PA might propose.