POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) praised President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for enacting Executive Order (EO) 141, which prioritizes the implementation of measures addressing adolescent pregnancies in the country and mobilizes government agencies for the said purpose. The Chief Executive signed EO 141 on June 25 and was published on June 29 in the continue reading : POPCOM hails Pres. Duterte for signing EO 141 prioritizing govt measures to address teen pregnancies

POPCOM praises former president Aquino III as staunch reproductive health advocate

As the entire Philippine nation mourns the sudden passing of former Philippine president Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) acknowledges his significant role in championing reproductive health (RH) care in the country. Particularly, POPCOM lauds the former chief executive’s courage in passing the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law, continue reading : POPCOM praises former president Aquino III as staunch reproductive health advocate

POPCOM identifies 1,272 barangays nationwide as hardest hit by COVID

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) has identified 1,272 barangays nationwide as having the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, averaging 137 cases over an eight-month period from September 2020 to April 15, 2021. Such numbers compare to an average of 19 cases over the same period in 20,889 barangays. POPCOM however continue reading : POPCOM identifies 1,272 barangays nationwide as hardest hit by COVID