PopCom looks forward to 2021 as COVID upsets nat’l family planning scheme

MANILA, Philippines — With the development of vaccines and the gradual slowing down of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) is looking forward to 2021 as it admits the health crisis has affected the national family planning program.

According to Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III, PopCom’s executive director, the agency tasked to implement Republic Act No. 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law is gearing for the incoming year as it looks to recover from the set back caused by COVID-19 on its enforcement of modern family planning methods in the country.

Perez said in his message for the 2020 State of P…

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