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PH far from hitting dev’t target, but RH law may help, say execs

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As of 2011, the Philippines has registered 221 maternal deaths per 100,000 births, Rose Marcelino, Popcom deputy executive director, told a news briefing here in Baguio City. STOCK PHOTO

The Philippines is far from meeting its 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on maternal health, but the government hopes the reproductive health law will help improve the numbers, officials of the Population Commission (Popcom) said here last week.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Population growth, climate change link seen

Climate change disasters reveal how important population management is in coping with weather-triggered disasters. Many cities, like Baguio, are confronted by that reality each day the number of houses displaces trees from Baguio’s mountains. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The Supreme Court decision declaring the reproductive health law constitutional came at the right moment, in light of evidence that managing the country’s population is vital in coping with the impact of climate change, speakers at a health and environment conference here said on Wednesday.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t gives up fight to restore penal provisions in RH law

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PRO-RH LAW  Proponents of the RH law gather in front of Supreme Court  displaying portraits of poor children.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government opted not to appeal the Supreme Court’s decision that nullifies the penal provisions of the Reproductive Health Law.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Groups ask SC to restore penal provisions in RH law

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Supporters of the reproductive health law. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Several groups on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to restore the penal provisions it struck down when it declared legal Republic Act 10354 or the Reproductive Health Law.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Trimmed RH law still a boon to moms, kids’

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Health Secretary Enrique Ona. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) is optimistic the reproductive health (RH) law will still be able to help the government meet its commitment to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing maternal and infant mortality despite some of its provisions being nullified by the Supreme Court.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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