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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

POPCOM Caraga to support 'Balik-Probinsya' initiatives

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte – The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Caraga strengthens coordination with other government agencies to provide quality services and information on Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning and Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) to Balik Probinsya- Bagong Pagasa Program (BP2) beneficiaries. 

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The agency continues to provide information and services amid the pandemic by remaining steadfast to its commitment of empowering the Filipinos through population and development strategies. The regional office ensures uninterrupted rollout and access to modern family planning and AHD services in coordination with local government units. 

Under the BP2 Program Committee of the Caraga Regional Development Council, the special program aims at alternative employment and long-term living options for those going back to their home provinces.

A coordination meeting attended by different national agencies and government offices including POPCOM-Caraga was held on October 19 to ensure that the Balik-Probinsya Caraganons will be provided with appropriate and immediate assistance. 

In a report, a total of 88 Caraganons are set to travel back to the region this October. (Daisy Jane Apit, POPCOM Caraga/PIA Caraga)