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Palawan gov’t continues to promote proper family planning methods

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The Provincial Government of Palawan has continued to promote proper family planning methods among Palaweños.

The Provincial Health Office is leading the program pursuant to the Republic Act 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law of 2012

“Upang mapangalagaan ang kapakanan ng kalusugan ng bawat miyembro ng pamilya lalo’t higit ang mga kababaihan ay patuloy ang pagbibigay serbisyo ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan sa pamamagitan ng Provincial Health Office (PHO) ng iba’t ibang pamamaraan ng wastong pagpaplano ng pamilya,” the province said.

Among the Family Planning methods shared by the PHO were Long-Acting and Permanent Family Planning Methods and Artificial Family Planning Methods for Birth Spacing.

Mimie Torres, Nurse II and program manager of the Reproductive Health, said that 127 residents from Rizal towm benefited from the Long-Acting and Permanent Family Planning Methods through Progestin Subdermal Implants (PSI) they offered last Jan. 23.

“Bahagi rin ng kanilang programa ang pabibigay ng serye ng oryentasyon at lektyur para sa mga pangunahing tagapaghatid ng serbisyo sa bawat munisipyo,” the province said.

Included were midwives and Barangay Health Workers (BHW) to broaden their knowledge on reproductive health.

Torres also said that the program was led by the Roots of Health, a nongovernmental organization based in Palawan, that aims for a responsible parenthood and family planning.

“Ipinaliwanag ni Gng. Torres na ang pagbibigay ng family planning methods sa mga barangay ng Palawan ay hindi sapilitan. Aniya, ito ay palagiang nakaayon sa kagustuhan ng isang ina na tumangkilik sa mga pamamaraan na mainam para sa kanilang kalusugan,” the province said.

The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law of 2012 (RH Law) aims, among others, to promote proper family planning methods among Filipinos.