Integrated family planning services for UHC

The importance of family planning (FP) in achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) was highlighted in the 2022 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) held in Pattaya City, Thailand from November 14 to 17, 2022. At the said event, the Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) presented its leadership course on Minimum Initial Service Package for Sexual and […]

Establishing adolescent and youth-friendly cities seen to help curb teenage pregnancies

Having the third-highest adolescent fertility rate in Southeast Asia, the Philippines is faced with diverse urban reproductive health problems. Available figures show that every year (as of 2016), an estimated 210,000 babies are born to teenage mothers[1], which translates to 12% of all births every year [2]. The launch of “The Challenge Initiative (TCI) to […]