You are here

News

28 October 2009
News

Lawmakers Commit to Women's Health and Rights by 2015

ADDIS ABABA, 28 October 2009 — Lawmakers from 115 countries reaffirmed their support today to the principles and goals of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD)... Read more

27 October 2009
News

Family Planning Key to Key to Maternal Health, Affirm Delegates at High-Level Meeting

ADDIS ABABA, 27 October 2009 — Ending the needless death and suffering of women during pregnancy is one of the greatest moral, human rights and development challenges of our time, agreed more than... Read more

24 October 2009
News

36.1 Million Filipinos Call for End to Poverty

For the second year in a row, the Philippines sent the loudest voice worldwide in calling for an end to extreme poverty, with 36.1 million Filipinos participating in various events during the three-... Read more

13 October 2009
News

ABS-CBN: Condoms, Napkins Needed for Typhoon Evacuees

Concerned health groups are hoping to give more condoms and toiletries to victims of tropical storm Ondoy, in an effort to respond to reproductive health (RH) problems in overcrowded evacuation... Read more

10 October 2009
News

Associated Press: Philippines Lags Behind UN Anti-Poverty Goals

The Philippines lags behind the United Nations' targets to cut poverty by 2015, with the number of poor Filipinos on the rise, officials said Wednesday. An official from the Philippine National... Read more

8 October 2009
News

UNFPA Conducts RH Medical Mission for Flood Evacuees

As part of the United Nations’ continuing humanitarian assistance to the victims of tropical storm Ondoy, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) conducts a series of medical missions in Metro... Read more

18 September 2009
News

Inquirer: Bishops Fear Railroading of RH Bill

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines feared that proponents of the RH Bill are trying to railroad the passage of the legislation before Congress goes on a break next month. CBCP... Read more

17 September 2009
News

Inquirer: For RH Stand, Noynoy is Bad News for Church

While the Catholic Church was all out in its support for the late President Corazon Aquino in the 1986 snap elections, some clerics say they may not do the same for Cory’s son, Sen. Benigno “Noynoy”... Read more

16 September 2009
News

Manila Standard Today: Aquino Pushes Bill on Population Control

Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III said yesterday he would not give up his support for the use of artificial contraceptives to curb population growth even at the risk of incurring the ire of the... Read more

14 September 2009
News

Manila Standard Today: Noynoy Vs. the Church (Opinion Column/Jojo Robles)

It should come as no surprise, given his affluent, educated and liberal background, that Noynoy Aquino, as a congressman, co-authored the reproductive health bill that still gets the hierarchy of the... Read more

Pages