Commission wide Virtual Flag Raising Ceremony. Empowering Filipino Families. POPCOM!

It’s a perfect attendance for @OfficialPopcomRegionVIII for Monday’s POPCOM Commisionwide Virtual Flag Raising Ceremony with Popcom Region V hosting the activity. Popcom Executive Director Usec. Juan Antonio Perez III calls for renewed commitment for strengthened collaboration and engagements with DOH and LGUs in the intensified campaign for reproductive health needs and adolescent sexuality. It’s POPCOM’s 52nd continue reading : Commission wide Virtual Flag Raising Ceremony. Empowering Filipino Families. POPCOM!

POPCOM: Number of Filipinos in 2021 estimated at 110.8 million, Sizes of families trending lower at 4 members

POPCOM: At least 1.4 million will be added to the Philippine population in 2021. (POPCOM photo/Benjie Espartero) Filipinos will continue to grow in numbers in 2021—although at a slower pace—as their number is projected to reach 110,881,756 next year, according to the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)[1]. Despite the rise in absolute numbers, the continue reading : POPCOM: Number of Filipinos in 2021 estimated at 110.8 million, Sizes of families trending lower at 4 members

PHL’s family planning users double on RPRH Law’s 5th year: POPCOM applauds LGUs’ efforts on FP programs to improve local development, national poverty reduction

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) is acknowledging the efforts of local government units (LGUs) nationwide in elevating the number of Filipinos currently availing of family planning, as evidenced from the latest annual report of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012, or the RPRH Law. POPCOM revealed the RPRH Law has continue reading : PHL’s family planning users double on RPRH Law’s 5th year: POPCOM applauds LGUs’ efforts on FP programs to improve local development, national poverty reduction

Population and Development Week: November 23 to 29 POPCOM: Family planning key to building resiliency vs. pandemic, crisis situations

Citing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to overcrowding in households and communities, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) will highlight the interconnection of population factors and the pandemic during the observance of Population and Development (POPDEV) Week from November 23 to 29. As observed from trends and patterns of COVID-19 continue reading : Population and Development Week: November 23 to 29 POPCOM: Family planning key to building resiliency vs. pandemic, crisis situations

Message of Usec. Perez during The Challenge Initiative Online Launch

When workers of government in population and development discuss challenges to overcome, what comes to mind is the current upswing in the number of adolescent mothers across the Philippines. So alarming is the trend that the current administration has already declared the situation as a social emergency of national proportions. In the last five years continue reading : Message of Usec. Perez during The Challenge Initiative Online Launch