POPCOM-NCR joins the celebration of World Vasectomy Day, mobilizes male involvement in family planning

In celebration of this year’s World Vasectomy Day, the Commission on Population and Development-National Capital Region (POPCOM-NCR), Metro Manila Center for Health and Development (MMCHD) and DKT Philippines conducted a 5-day vasectomy mission held from November 15-19, 2021 at POPCOM Family Wellness Clinic. The World Vasectomy Day is an international awareness event celebrated every 16th continue reading : POPCOM-NCR joins the celebration of World Vasectomy Day, mobilizes male involvement in family planning

Population and Development (POPDEV) Week: November 23 to 29 POPCOM bats for families’ “living wage,” not just minimum pay as PHL achieves new lows in population numbers

As family planning continues to gain ground nationwide, and family sizes stabilize at two to three children, the Philippine government must now turn to other important development aspects of the country’s population—particularly the “living wages” necessary for parents to responsibly fulfill their role as heads of their families. This was the position of Undersecretary Juan continue reading : Population and Development (POPDEV) Week: November 23 to 29 POPCOM bats for families’ “living wage,” not just minimum pay as PHL achieves new lows in population numbers

Ormoc City first to respond in implementation: PH-wide social protection program for teen moms, kids starts rollout

 In line with the nationwide rollout of the social protection program for adolescent mothers and their children (SPPAMC), the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) has welcomed the City of Ormoc in Leyte as the pioneering local government unit (LGU) to pilot the beneficial scheme. This positive development in the government’s drive to provide holistic continue reading : Ormoc City first to respond in implementation: PH-wide social protection program for teen moms, kids starts rollout