Monday, November 13, 2017

FDA Recertified all 51 Contraceptives as Non-Abortifacient

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the results of the re-evaluation of contraceptive products and re-certified all of them to be non-abortifacients.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Become a certified GAD expert. Join the 6th PCW NGRP!


The Philippine Commission on Women is happy to announce the opening of applications for the 6th Batch of the GAD Resource Pool.

[Press Release] Medicard: Vaccination myths and facts


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You may have completed your vaccinations when you were a child, but do you know that vaccines are not only for kids but for adults, too? Vaccines are among the most cost-effective health interventions available. They help ensure optimum health.

Enhancing Gender Lens in Health Systems

The United Nations in 2012 together with all its member-states adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Included in these goals is the stand-alone goal on gender equality (SDG 5), recognizing that gender equality and equity is an important foundation for a healthy and a more sustainable world.

And with the enactment of the comprehensive women's human rights law - the Magna Carta of Women in 2008 - the Philippine government committed to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women by establishing the Gender and Development initiatives and programs in every government agency.