POPCOM Region II Trains Guidance Counselors, Young Teachers and Population Workers on Parent and Peer Education on AHD cum “KATROPA”
Recognizing the important role of teachers and population workers in educating the youth, POPCOM Region II trained a total of eighty three (83) participants from different public high schools; municipalities; and four (4) POPCOM R-II staff last April 24-26, 2018 at the Hotel Carmelita, Tuguegarao City.
Dubbed as the “Training of Trainers (TOT) on Parent and Peer Education on Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) cum ‘Kalalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa Pamilya’ (KATROPA,” this activity aims to have a pool of trained guidance counselors, young teachers and population workers together with other youth service providers so that they will be able to conduct AHD interventions in their respective schools and communities as strategies to address teenage pregnancy.
With the theme “We Make Change Work for Women”, the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya conducted the 2nd Provincial Women’s Congress with at least 300 members of the different women’s organizations in the province on April 7 and 21, 2018.
Ms. Rosario B. Eugenio, POPCOM Planning Officer I and Dr. Herita O. Macarubbo, POPCOM Regional Director presented the salient provisions of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law of 2012 (RA 10354) during the event.
Saint Paul University-Philippines to Conduct the Research on the Perceived Effects of POPCOM Region II’s AHD Interventions on the Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of Adolescents
POPCOM Region II has commissioned the services of the Saint Paul University-Philippines Research Team in the conduct of the study entitled: “Perceived Effects of Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) Interventions on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior (KAB) of Adolescents.”
The said study with a budget allocation of P200,000.00 aims to assess the knowledge, attitudes and behavior of teenagers on AHD after their exposure to varied AHD intervention programs conducted by the agency. The findings of the study shall serve as a baseline data in identifying effective strategies towards a sustained promotion of AHD in Region 2.
The North Luzon Cinema Guild, Inc. (NLGCI) featured two POPCOM-Region II winning films on Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) during the 2nd North Luzon Film Festival on March 24, 2018 at the SM City of Cauayan, Isabela.
The films Silid of Cabarroguis National High School in Quirino and Milenyalismo of Cauayan City National High School bagged the 1st and 3rd place Best Film, respectively during the 2017 AHD Film Festival held on October 20, 2017.