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Laguna celebates National Family Planning Month

Provincial Population Office-Outreach Services

September 8, 2018

 

    In line with the celebration of National Family Planning month with the theme: “Pamilyang Planado, Panalo #FPTryMo,” the provincial government of Laguna, in cooperation with the Provincial Population Office (PPO)-Outreach Services headed by Mrs. Josefina T. Yaneza, celebrated the said event by conducting different family planning (FP)-related activities on August 30, 2018 at the Cultural Center of Laguna in Sta. Cruz, Laguna.

      A teenage pregnancy symposium was conducted and attended by five hundred four (504) senior high school students and six teachers of Laguna Senior High School in Sta. Cruz, Laguna headed by Principal III Mrs. Corazon F. Bernardino.

    Updates on Teenage Pregnancy was discussed by Dir. Angelito S. Obcena, Regional Director of PopCom Region IV, Risk of Teenage Pregnancy was discussed by Provincial Population Officer Mrs. Josefina T. Yaneza, while Teen Choice and open forum were facilitated by Mrs. Cheryl Marie Malayang and Mrs. Charmaine Sarabia, both of PopCom RIV.

    Parent Trail was facilitated by Ms. Ma. Luisa Rizza T. Danila, Ms. Grace P. Dela Cruz, Mr. Kevin P. Suela and Ms. Susana B. Codotco of PopCom Central Office, attended by 52 parent-employees from the provincial government of Laguna.

   A lecture on family planning and provision of sub-dermal implants were conducted by Friendly Care Foundation, Inc. headed by Mrs. Madiline Magalon, RN-FP Coordinator. Clients served were fourteen (14) new acceptors and seventeen (17) who shifted from other FP method to sub-dermal implant.

    The 2nd Satisfied Family Planning Users Assembly and awarding ceremonies were conducted in the afternoon. A video recording of testimonies from twenty-eight (28) selected satisfied users of different family planning methods was played during the event, as well as the awarding of fifty-five (55) outstanding stakeholders/program implementers as partners of PPO-Outreach and keys in the success of family planning program of Laguna.

    Calamba City Councilor Atty. Angelito S. Lazaro, one of the awardees and a supporter of the FP program delivered an inspiring message.

   Among the guests in attendance were Dr. Noel G. Pasion, Asst. Regional Director of DOH-IVA, Dr. Rudolfo C. Villarin, chief of Gen. Cailles Hospital-Pakil, Laguna Provincial Health Office head Dr. Rene P. Bagamasbad, Board Secretary I Mr. Carlo Paraiso, and Special Livelihood Officer Mrs. Teresa Nieva Reodica.

  The event ended with DOH-IVA giving away tokens, and a raffle sponsored by Senior Board Member Ruth M. Hernandez, Vice Governor Atty. Karen C. Agapay, and Governor Ramil L. Hernandez. (Article and photos by Genevieve Jamolin- Casabuena)