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DOH, CSOs Partner for RPRH Law Implementation
The partnership is formalized with the signing of a memorandum of agreement between DOH-NCR and the Philippine Center for Population and Development, representing three CSOs that would provide family planning information and services in selected cities in Metro Manila.

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Study links contraceptive stockout to increased unintended pregnancies
A pioneering study by Dr Ian Salas presents new evidence on the role of subsidized contraceptives in influencing fertility behavior, particularly among Filipino couples who rely on free contraceptives from government. For this study, he was given the 2015 Take Stock Hero Award from the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition.

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PCPD Okays New Projects for 2015
Two of the five new projects address young people’s reproductive health and their adoption of a healthy lifestyle. The other two explores patterns of migration of two vulnerable groups – girl-children and indigenous people. One project seeks to integrate population and development education in the curriculum of public schools in Metro Manila.

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Getting to Know the New Executive Director
Dr. Jonathan A. Flavier sets his priorities as PCPD's new executive director.

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Ma’am Fely’s Legacy
Newly retired PCPD executive director Felicitas C. Rixhon reflects on her 10-year term of leading the foundation and her hope for its future.

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Five Programs, Five Years, and One Direction
Five programs - constituency building for population and development; support for the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law; management of popdev information; monitoring and evaluation; and institutional development of PCPD - anchor PCPD's engagement with its partners for the next five years.

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Popcom NCR Taps POPDEVED Modules for Teachers’ Training
The POPDEVED Modules for Catholic Schools was the main reference material used during a teachers’ training on integrated adolescent and youth development and popdev education conducted by the National Capital Region office of the Commission on Population.

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Payatas Women Demand RH Services
The women of Payatas talked about their reproductive health and rights in a survey conducted by the Democratic Socialist Women of the Philippines.

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PCPD Partners Meet on RPRH Law Implementation
PCPD held a two-day partners conference to discuss the opportunities and challenges in implementing Republic Act 10354, or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law.

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Mulat Pinoy / KNN Holds eKapihan on Teenage Pregnancy
The situation of kids having kids in the country is such an urgent concern that Mulat Pinoy / Kabataan News Network made this the topic of its most recent videocast.

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