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Date: 03/13/2017
Source: Manila Bulletin
Type: In the News
President Duterte on Sunday reiterated his support to the use of contraceptives and his rejection to abortion as a way to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The President made it clear he is a proponent of family planning but detests abortion, saying it is a form of murder. He said contraception prevents the formation of life in the womb. It’s different with abortion. “If you kill a living thing there...
Date: 03/13/2017
Source: The Philippine Star
Type: In the News
By 2020, the condom will be the only contraceptive available for Filipino couples who want to plan their families. Only the condom will be left as other contraceptives are expected to be out of the market in the next three years, Health Undersecretary Gerard Bayugo said over the weekend. This is because condoms are not covered by the Supreme Court ruling to secure a certificate of product...
Date: 03/13/2017
Source: News 18
Type: In the News
Despite misgivings of health activists, the central health ministry remains committed to controversial injectable contraceptives for women. Union health minister JP Nadda, while answering questions in the Lok Sabha, listed injectable contraceptives as one of the new measures the Centre had taken for its family planning programme. The injections containing Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DPMA)...
Date: 03/13/2017
Source: UNFPA
Type: In the News
Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-...
Date: 03/09/2017
Source: Business Mirror
Type: In the News
BY 2022, the Philippine population may explode to 113,798,224 according to the estimate of the Commission on Population (Popcom). From its current count at 104 million today (2017), Popcom stressed, here will be a greater possibility that the population may increase following the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court in 2015 to the Department of Health (DOH) and its...
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