Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, intensifying demand generation activities couldn’t hinder the present situation. Intensify and strengthen demand generation activities to achieve the full implementation of the RPRH Law.

The Commission on Population Region X in coordination with Population Development Office conducted a Family Planning Outreach activity at Barangay 11, Malaybalay City on August 20, 2021.

In order to achieve the goal of the Local Population Program particularly in reducing unmet needs for family planning and increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR), the city implementers regularly conduct demand generation activities like outreach activities and caravans in various areas in the city.

President Rodrigo Duterte has recognized the relevance of Population interventions in his Platform of National Development. As such, he pronounced strong political will to fully implement the Responsible Parenthood & Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law as a component of the National Socio-economic agenda.

There were a total of 30 Women of Reproductive Age (WRA) present at the event and who successfully inserted on Progestin-only Subdermal Implant (PSI).

The said outreach program aimed to monitor and promote the importance of the Family Planning method to the community and ended successfully by observing proper health protocol.

With Report by: Fruitelyn Vicente, NADA-POPDEV