TACLOBAN CITY – As part of its peer education and youth advocacy initiatives, the city government of Tacloban through Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez and the City Population Office will spearhead the Adolescent Health and Development forum at the Tacloban Training Center this, February 23, 2019.
More than a hundred peer educators, information service delivery network members and youth from non-government organization World Vision will be attending the said gathering which will be held from 8:00 to 12:00 pm on Saturday.
Highlights include the presentation of the Tacloban Young Adult Reproductive Health Sexual Survey Result, the Adolescent Health Development Program Initiative of Tacloban City and a talk on values formation among adolescents.
Under Mayor Romualdez, the local government unit of Tacloban has come up with policies that champion reproductive health issues and concerns, such as the passage of the Gender and Development (GAD) Code which prioritizes gender and health, adolescent health and training for health care service providers.
The city government also created the City Implementation Team (CIT) for Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive (RPRH) Law Implementation.
The event will be conducted in partnership with World Vision, the Tacloban Peer Educators Association and the Youth for Human and Ecological Security (YHES).