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The PCPD believes that development can only be sustainable if a proper balance
is maintained between the country's population and resources.
Guno Kem Ye: A Halfway Maternity Home for T’boli Mothers

With many T'boli mothers averse to the idea of giving birth in hospitals, a culturally sensitive halfway maternity home seeks to give them a safe space where they can stay for free a week before their scheduled delivery date

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Gov’t told to speed up implementation of national feeding programs

Senator Hontiveros also urged government to scale up its efforts to protect pregnant women and their babies from hunger. The senator said that the first 1,000 days of children are crucial to their proper growth, emphasizing the need to protect them from diseases and other complications caused by hunger. She noted that sufficient funding and support for pregnant women and their newborns in the first 1,000 days is mandated by the Kalusugan at Nutrisyon ng Mag-Nanay Act.

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PCPD's 2020 Annual Report Is Out

In 2020, PCPD made the decision to change direction and go into social enterprise by setting up a general hospital that will be focused on the health and wellbeing of women and children.

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Pregnancy among Minors in the Philippines at an Alarming Rate —PopCom

According to POPCOM, the number of births among girls has risen in nine years straight since 2011. The PSA’s civil-registry statistics in 2019 showed that births among girls ages 15 years old and below have increased by seven percent, compared to 2018 record, from 62,341 to 62,510. In 2019, some 2,411 girls aged 10 to 14 gave birth or almost seven births from this age group every day.

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