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TACLOBAN CITY -The Commission on Population (POPCOM) celebrates Valentine’s Day with Heart to H.E.A.R.T campaign on February 14, 2017 to create awareness on the increasing number of HIV/AIDS victims and teenage pregnancy in the country. The campaign aims to talk about the H.E.A.R.T. issues of adolescents and teens such as:

H – HIV/AIDS;

E- Early Sexual Encounter;

A – Adolescent Sexuality;

R – Reproductive Health; and

T – Teenage Pregnancy.

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Executive Order no. 12 Zero Unmet Need for Modern Family Planning

Press Release
January 11, 2017

The joint efforts of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and Department of Health (DOH) to push further the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act (RPRH Law) has been realized with the signing of the Executive Order (EO) on “Zero Unmet Need for Family Planning” last January 9, 2017.

This order aims to intensify and accelerate the implementation of critical actions necessary to attain and sustain “zero unmet need for modern family planning” for all poor households by 2018, and all of Filipinos thereafter. It also enjoins three key national government agencies DOH, Commission on Population (POPCOM) and Department of the Interior Local Government (DILG) and all local government units to accelerate mechanisms and strategies to attain the said purpose through the strict implementation of the RPRH   Law.

Mandated to support the EO are eight national government agencies namely: DOH, Department of Social Welfare and Development, National Youth Commission, National Economic and Development Authority, DILG, Philippine Commission on Women, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and POPCOM.

 “The TRO affects 7.3 million Filipino women, most of which belong to the lowest wealth quintile with high unmet need for Family Planning,” POPCOM Executive Director Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez said. 

President Rodrigo Duterte has been vocal about the need for Family Planning program in the country and even stressed the full implementation of the RPRH Law in his first State of the Nation Address. 

"The implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law must be put into full force and effect so that couples, especially the poor, will have freedom of informed choice in the number and spacing of children they can adequately care and provide for, eventually making them more productive members of the labor force,” he said. 

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