POPCOM chief at UN Youth Forum: Covid makes young people vulnerable to abuse; prone to sexual, reproductive health risks

The negative impacts of the pandemic on health and wellbeing have spread far and wide among members of the Philippine population, and its adverse effects have crept to the level of Filipino adolescents, according to the Commission on Population and Development’s (POPCOM) executive director. Speaking before a global audience at the recent ECOSOC Youth Forum continue reading : POPCOM chief at UN Youth Forum: Covid makes young people vulnerable to abuse; prone to sexual, reproductive health risks

As ECQs pull down service coverage to 2018 levels: POPCOM to work closer with LGUs for home delivery of FP supplies

With the latest implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila and adjacent provinces, as well as the possible extensions in time and coverage looming in the midst of a raging pandemic, the Commission on Population and Development is expecting an added strain to local health systems that will adversely affect the delivery of continue reading : As ECQs pull down service coverage to 2018 levels: POPCOM to work closer with LGUs for home delivery of FP supplies

PHL, INDONESIA, UNFPA BOOST MUSLIM YOUTH’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH LEARNING AS POPCOM LAUNCHES ISLAMIC VALUES-BASED MODULE FOR GENDER, HEALTH EDUCATION

Proponents and stakeholders on adolescents’ sexual reproductive health (SRH) in the Philippines and Indonesia are advancing the knowledge of Muslim youth on the subject with the recent launch of the Comprehensive Gender and Health Education for Youth (CGHEY) Module. After three years of preparation, consultations and field testing, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), continue reading : PHL, INDONESIA, UNFPA BOOST MUSLIM YOUTH’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH LEARNING AS POPCOM LAUNCHES ISLAMIC VALUES-BASED MODULE FOR GENDER, HEALTH EDUCATION