With about 1.6 million Filipinos added annually to the country’s population in the last five years, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) recently urged the government to implement far-reaching and holistic approaches to further strengthen population and development programs on the ground.
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.
1. Inquirer – POPCOM hails signing of EO prioritizing programs to curb teen pregnancies https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1453774/popcom-hails-signing-of-eo-prioritizing-programs-to-curb-teen-pregnancies
2. PNA – More laws needed to address teen pregnancies https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1145610