The Commission on Population - National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) partners with Quezon City government, various National Government Agencies and Non-Government Organizations in providing health information and services to couples, men, women and youth through a Family Health Fair to be held on August 28 at the NGC Covered Court, Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City.
Some 500 constituents from Brgy. Commonwealth, Payatas and Batasan are expected to avail the different health services and information to be provided during the Family Health Fair.
POPCOM-NCR Regional Director Lolito R. Tacardon said the event aims to promote responsible parenthood and family development especially among urban poor families. It showcases different government health programs that will contribute to the attainment of the country’s commitment to the health related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
This event will be a one-stop shop of health services and information which include sessions on responsible parenting, promotion of men’s involvement in maternal and child health, lectures on nutrition, family planning counseling, TeenChat interactive session to prevent teenage pregnancy, Philhealth registration and updating, dental service, acetic wash and breast examination among women.
The Center for Health Solutions, Inc.(CHSI), Luzon Health, PETPAFI, DKT, Department of Health, Philhealth, National Nutrition Council (NNC), Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Quezon City Health Department will converge in one venue to reach the priority beneficiaries of government’s health programs, services and information. ### (POPCOM-NCR, August 26, 2015)