The most controversial of these bills is House Bill No. To facilitate the involvement and participation of non-government organizations and the private sector in reproductive health care service delivery and in the production, distribution and delivery of quality reproductive: health and family planning supplies and commodities to make them accessible and affordable to ordinary citizens; f.
Gender equality and women empowerment are central elements of reproductive health and population development; d.
In contrast to the intensity of debates that surrounded the divisive measure, Aquino signed the law without much fanfare. The TFR for women with college education is 2.
He also challenged that he is willing to bet that if the government will provide cash money to the poor to buy condoms, the poor will use the cash for food and basic needs, thus exploding the myth. To fully implement the Reproductive Health Care Program with the following components: 1 Reproductive health education including but not limited to counseling on the full range of legal and medically-safe family planning methods including surgical methods; 2 Maternal, pen-natal and post-natal education, care and services; 3 Promotion of breastfeeding; 4 Promotion of male involvement, participation and responsibility in reproductive health as well as other reproductive health concerns of men; 5 Prevention of abortion and management of post-abortion complications; and 6 Provision of information and services addressing the reproductive health needs of the poor, senior citizens, women in prostitution, differently-abled persons, and women and children in war AND crisis situations.
Financial resources allotted by foreign donors to assist the Philippine government programs could actually be better spent towards pursuing health programs targeting communicable diseases than purchasing artificial contraceptives.
If the offender is a juridical person, the penalty shall be imposed upon the president, treasurer, secretary or any responsible officer.