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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.
Hesitant to Be Vaccinated against Covid-19? Let This Webinar Help You

PCPD and the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies are co-hosting a webinar “Magpapabakuna Ka Ba? Knowing and Understanding the Value of COVID-19 Vaccination.”

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Teenage Pregnancy: Should It Be a National Priority?

The Philippine Center for Population and Development (PCPD) and the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) will shed light on this issue in an upcoming webinar, “Teenage Pregnancy: Should It Be a “National Priority”? The webinar will be on May 14, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and is open to the public.

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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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