The City Health Office – Population & Development (POPDEV) of Malaybalay conducted “Learning Package for Parents’ Education (LPPeD)” class on March 9, 2023 at Barangay 1, this city.

It was attended by 14 parents together with the barangay health worker, barangay population volunteer and the assigned midwife.

The 1-day activity was designed in order for parents to be equipped with the necessary knowledge on adolescent sexuality and other health related concerns. Further, it was also intended for couples especially parents with adolescent children.

It aims to highlight the role of parents as the primary source of accurate and sound information on the subject as they prepare their children to become responsible adults and citizens of the community.

The program envisions to reinforce bond between the parents and their children. It captures full understanding and appreciation on the importance of communication, and family relationships along with their adult children.

LPPeD is one of the demand generation activities under the Adolescent Health and Development program of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM).