Iloilo City bags award: Iloilo City hits another milestone as it wins the Kaunlarang Pantao Award of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), awarded on June 23, 2022. The city was lauded for “its exemplary and undeterred commitment and initiative to empower Filipino families through innovative and sustainable provision of Responsible Parenthood and Family Planning program and services despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“I am very proud to share to all another milestone for Iloilo City as we bagged the coveted Kaunlarang Pantao Award of the Commission on Population. Despite of the pandemic we have successfully implemented various family development programs. Padayon kita sa pagdala sang maayo nga serbisyo para sa pumuluyo,” states Mayor Jerry Treñas said.
POPCOM turned over three major awards and seven minor awards for Iloilo City last February 22. The awards are as follows: 1st Place Kaunlarang Pantao Award; top 1 for couples reached; top 1 for new FP acceptors generated; innovative strategies on population-health-environment; emerging good practice in times of Covid-19 pandemic; conducting AHD class 2.0; 162% of couples/individuals reached; 100% support in encoding; support in the establishment of registry of barangay inhabitants and migrants; and 446% of new family planning acceptors
“Ini ang resulta sang aton paghimakas nga mabuligan ang komunidad labi na guid ang aton mga kabataan nga mahatagan sang manami nga buwas-damlag. Ang dedikasyon namon sa oras upod sang City Population Office, nagresulta guid sang pagkilala para sa aton ciudad. Padayon ang aton pagsulong sa pag-uswag,” Treñas added.