Premium Essay

Arh Philippines

In: Social Issues

Submitted By superbeysgurla
Words 13450
Pages 54

Status, Issues, Policies, and Programs

POLICY is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Contract No. HRN-C-00-00-00006-00, beginning July 7, 2000. The project is implemented by Futures Group International in collaboration with Research Triangle Institute and the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA).

Photos selected from M/MC Photoshare at Photographers (from top): Lauren Goodsmith, Tod Shapera, and Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC).

Adolescent Reproductive Health in the

Status, Policies, Programs, and Issues

C. A. Varga Consultant I. Zosa-Feranil POLICY Project

January 2003

POLICY Project

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments ......................................................................................................................................iii Abbreviations .............................................................................................................................................iv 1. Introduction......................................................................................................................................... 1 Terminology and age categories............................................................................................................... 2 Data........................................................................................................................................................... 2 ARH indicators in the Philippines ............................................................................................................ 3 Social context of ARH......................................................................................................................... 4 Economic context...

Similar Documents

Premium Essay


...Philippine Constitutions (Concise) In: Other Topics Philippine Constitutions (Concise) The Biak-na-Bato Constitution General Emilio Aguinaldo Established the Biak-na-Bato Republic on July 1897 and issued a proclamation stating the following demands: * Expulsion of the friars and the return of the friar lands to the Filipinos. * Representation of the Philippines in the Spanish Cortes. * Freedom of the press and religion. * Abolition of the government’s power to banish Filipinos. * Equality for all before the law. A charter was then drafted based on the Cuban Constitution by Alex Ferrer and Isabelo Artacho. It was ratified on November 15, 1897. The Biak-na-Bato Constitution provided for the establishment of a Supreme Council that would serve as the highest governing body of the Republic. Preamble: “The separation of the Philippines from the Spanish monarchy and their formation into an independent state with its own government called the Philippine Republic has been the end sought by the Revolution in the existing war, begun on the 24th of August, 1896; and therefore, in its name and by the power delegated by the Filipino people, interpreting faithfully...

Words: 427 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

Political Views

...Paolo Enrile – Polisci My Ideological Learning’s 1. Economic - I could summarize in one word all the ills of the Philippines: Corruption. In my opinion is possibly the most corrupt country which has ever come to being having a thirst for more time and time again those is power have chosen the wrong over right just to receive a quick pay day. No empathy whatsoever towards who they may be hurting in the process just to feed their selfish desires. The fact that our economy mostly benefits the 1% who have ridiculous amounts of assets and help them even more to earn and grow whilst the rest of the population suffer over the lack of income and result to squatting, theft and other ways to help their family or themselves. 2. Social - one summary word: Disaster. There have been no time where we as a Filipino have not kept our promise in time or words being 2 or 3 hours late and blaming the traffic not ourselves. Even new found friends will ask to 'borrow' money without the slightest hesitation (a request to send money by Western Union into the province was not uncommon!) Only few politicians or even those in the higher social standing to the average citizen will sugar coat and not ever keep his word a broken word is like a gust of passing wind. Every businessman dealing with a foreign partner expects the partner to......

Words: 313 - Pages: 2

Free Essay

Breeze Through Popular Culture

...A Breeze through Popular Culture Often parents and adults say that we teenagers text too often, play video games for vast hours, and that we watch unworthy fake news programs. In addition they say that all this diminishes our intelligence, however this is not one hundred percent true. Furthermore, I will acknowledge that text speak, video games, and fake news are instead changing the way people think in a positive manner. Although this is not a traditional way of gaining knowledge, it is still a growth that people who think in a conservative way have to accept. Text speak, video games and fakes news, have created a different way of learning, enhanced our communication skills, and they have increased our imagination. An examination of 2B or Not 2B by author David Crystal, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter by author Tom Bissell, and The Good, the Bad, and The Daily Show by author Jason Zinser will reveal to us how text speak, video games, and fakes news also result in positive outcomes. Text speak, video gaming, and fake news have revolutionized the way we learn. David Crystal, well known for his work in English language studies and linguistics, says in his essay 2B or Not 2B that text speak is not something alien to us, the way we use text speak is what is different. It is important that we teenagers establish to parents, adults, and teachers that we are not destroying the English language neither adapting poor writing habits by abbreviating words. I have made the......

Words: 1197 - Pages: 5

Free Essay

Communication Skills

...ABSTRACT Title: AN EVALUATION ON THE READINESS OF THE CLARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTEGREATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSYEMS (ISMS) Researcher: Degree : Institution : Philippine State College of Aeronautics Basa Air Base, Pampanga This study is sought to determine the readiness of the Clark International Airport Corporation in carrying out the Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS) on the Aerodrome being required by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for all airports in the country. Specifically, this study intended to answer the following questions: 1. How ready is the Clark International Airport Corporation in carrying out the Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS) on the following aspects? 2.1 Services 2.2 Facilities and Equipment 2.3 Standards and Procedures 2.4 Policy 2.5 Safety Committee 2.6 Risk Management 2.7 Management Commitment 2.8 Training and Education 2. What components of the ISMS are strong or weak in so far as CIAC is concerned? 3. What recommendations could be given to address the weak component/s of the ISMS of CIAC? 4. What is the implication of this study to the Public Administration of Philippine Airport industry? Prior to the conduct of the study, the researcher wrote a letter to the General Manager of the company requesting permission to allow the researcher to gather data on the......

Words: 1168 - Pages: 5

Premium Essay

A Nation Aborted

...Propaganda Movement as well as the Katipunan, and reverberated deeply with the revolutionary spirit of 1896--- the moral vision that establishes what is most vital and rational in Rizal's lifework, in today's era of genocidal claims of sovereignty and predatory. Author’s Biography Floro Quibuyen obtained the Ph.D in Political Science and M.A in Anthropology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the B.A in Philosophy (minor in Psychology) at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses across the disciplines, such as philosophy, mathematical logic, debating, art appreciation, drama and cinema, filmmaking and TV direction, anthropology, psychology, political science, and history (at the University of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa), and has worked professionally as a TV director-producer and audio-visual consultant. His publications include A Nation Aborted: Rizal, American Hegemony, and Philippine Nationalism (2008); ‘and woman will prevail over man:’ Symbolic Sexual Inversion and Counter-Hegemonic Discourse in Mt. Banahaw (1990); “Japan and America in the...

Words: 2565 - Pages: 11

Premium Essay

The Red Bee Sting Ronald

...The Red Bee Stings Ronald (Why Jollibee beats McDonald’s) “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” This is what George Bernard Shaw quoted in the film Man and Superman. Yes, it is indeed an undeniable truth that we Filipinos really do love to eat. Maybe this has been the idea behind the fast food chains that pop up like mushrooms and spread like viruses in the Philippines. Restaurants, carinderias, food stalls and fast food chains: it is not hard to look for them in wherever place in the Philippines. We all know that when we say “fast food”, two major chains instantly come up to our minds: Jollibee and McDonald’s, and we know that ever since, they have been rivals even they say that they both have the same mission and that is to serve and make their Filipino customers happy through the food they prepare. Though they serve almost the same types of food, how come Jollibee beats Mcdonald’s? What do you think that red, happy bee has that the clown in yellow with a big smile has not? Before finding out the real reason that lies behind that, in order to come up with a systematic answer, let us first try to answer this question: “Why do people go to fast food chains?” Just like what I have mentioned a while ago, Filipinos has an extreme passion for food. It has already been a part of our culture to be lovers of food. But, not all can prepare food… right? I mean we all know how to eat but not all of us know how to cook. So, we ask......

Words: 742 - Pages: 3

Free Essay


...Jessica Mae L. De Ocampo O2A - ENVIENG The La Mesa Watershed and Eco-Park consists of the La Mesa Dam and an ecological nature reserve site in Quezon City commissioned in 1929 in the Philippines. It is part of the Angat-Ipo-La Mesa water system, which supplies most of the water supply of Metro Manila. The La Mesa Dam is an earth dam whose reservoir can hold up to 50.5 million cubic meters and occupying an area of 27 square kilometers. The water collected in the reservoir is treated on-site by the Maynilad Water Services, and at the Balara Treatment Plant further south by the Manila Water. Both water companies are private concessionaires awarded by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, the government agency in charge of water supply. It is a vital link to the water requirements of 12 million residents of Metro Manila considering that 1.5 million liters of water pass through this reservoir every day. It is also the last forest of its size in the metropolis. La Mesa Watershed in Quezon City is the primary source of drinking water of about 12 million Metro Manila residents. The property is owned by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), a government agency. La Mesa Watershed is 2700 hectares, 700 hectares of which is the reservoir and 2000 hectares of which is the surrounding forest. This forest is the last remaining one of its size in Metro Manila and serves as its carbon dioxide sink. La Mesa Watershed, therefore, is vital to the city, not only......

Words: 342 - Pages: 2

Free Essay

Computer Assignment—Vacation

...| | Table of Contents Boracay 1 Geography 1 The Stations 2 Adventure and Beauty 2 Basketball and Wall Climbing 2 Hiking and a Beautiful Couple 3 Fly Fish 3 Many More 3 One Package Deal 4 Table of Figures 4 Vacation Price List 5 Vacation Check List 6 Boracay I experienced one vacation that lasted like forever and I wanted to do it over and over again. Indeed, it was a perfect vacation. It happened on the month of December year 2011. I was with my family and some family friends. In this tropical country we decided to go to Boracay—an Island cultured by different races. Back at 1950's I heard this place was a virgin paradise and only the natives was to benefit its beauty. At this time this place is the Philippines' most well known tourist attraction. Figure 1: Boracay Island (Copyright of TravellingInspiration) Geography When we got there as like any other places where you can take your vacation, we saw large hotels but around them were vegetation. It is like a hybrid of establishments and trees. It was beautiful to see. There is a region where I saw a mountain where hotels were at the slope of the hill. I came there at one of the Inns and the view outside was outstanding. I said to myself, "So this is how it feels like if you live at the edge of the cliff." It was beautiful! "Boracay Island’s shape is somewhat similar to a butterfly (See Figure 1 on page 3), which is appropriate for its beauty. In terms of governance, Boracay is a......

Words: 1283 - Pages: 6

Premium Essay

Feasibility Study

...FRIENDLY REMINDERS Check-in time is at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is at 12:00 noon. All guests and their visitors must register at the Front Desk. All guests’ visitors staying after 10:00 PM must register at the Front Desk. Only cash and major credit cards are accepted as form of payment to the hotel. Personal checks are not accepted. Money, valuables and important documents may be kept in the safety box located inside the room or at the Front Desk. The hotel will not be responsible for any losses incurred by guests regarding items not deposited. Silence should be observed at all times. Privacy of other guests must be respected. Gambling is not allowed within the hotel premises. Possession of illegal drugs is not allowed within the hotel premises.the hotel reserves the right to report such activity to government authorities. In the event of a guest being taken ill in the hotel, please inform the manager on duty for proper assistance. Pets are not allowed within the hotel premises. Towels, linens and appliances should not be transferred to another guest room to avoid unnecessary charges. Amenities are provided for your comfort during your stay. Should you wish to purchase any of these items, please call the Front Desk. Any damages to the hotel ptoperty caused by the registered guests and/or the guest’s visitors shall be the responsibility of the registered guests. The hotel discoursges any private dealings between guests and hotel staff. Keycard must be......

Words: 1681 - Pages: 7

Free Essay


...The Philippine property market remains vibrant, with strong economic, growth boosted by robust domestic consumption and increases in government spending. During the year to end-Q2 2013, the average price of a luxury 3-bedroom condominium in Makati CBD soared by 12.92% (9.98% inflation-adjusted) to PHP128,730 (US$2,938) per square metre (sq. m.), higher than the annual rises of 5.6% in Q1 2013, 8% in Q4 and 8.3% in Q3 2012, according to Colliers International. During the latest quarter, high-end residential property prices in Makati CBD increased 6.92% (6.25% inflation-adjusted) in Q2 2013, the highest increase since Q4 1995. In other main districts: * In Bonifacio Global City, the average price of a premium 3-bedroom condominium rose by 12.4% y-o-y to PHP127,575 (US$2,911) per sq. m. in Q2 2013, or a quarterly increase of 5%. * In Rockwell Center, secondary residential property prices also increased by 10.6% y-o-y and 3.6% q-o-q, to an average of PHP132,770 (US$3,030) per sq. m. in Q2 2013 Land values have also been appreciating recently. In the second quarter of 2013: * In Makati CBD, land values rose by 8.32% to PHP283,185  (US$6,462) and PHP325,275 (US$7,423) per sq. m.  During the latest quarter, land prices increased by 2.06% in Q2 2013. * In Ortigas Center, land values increased by 6.45% to a range from PHP104,925 (US$2,394) to PHP171,860 (US$3,922) per sq. m. Quarter-on-quarter, land values rose by 1.75%. * In Bonifacio Global City, land......

Words: 2745 - Pages: 11

Premium Essay

Jose Rizal

...A three-hour epic on the life and struggles of poet and patriot Jose Rizal, the national hero and martyr of the Philippines, this film was commissioned to mark the 1998 centennial of the country's independence from Spanish colonial rule. Rizal was a remarkably educated man; not only was he a writer, but he was also a painter, sculptor, doctor and surgeon, teacher, natural scientist, economist, engineer and theologian. He was an excellent fencer and marksman; he studied at colleges in Europe, America and Asia, traveled to many different nations and could speak twenty-two languages. He was a champion of his country's independence, a Filipino Gandhi who faced the firing squad at the age of thirty-five for inciting rebellion. He was the instigator of the Philippine revolution of 1896-98, the first national uprising against a colonial power in Asia. He also wrote two books, Noli me tangere and El Filibusterismo, which sought to increase his people's political awareness. Director Marilou Diaz-Abaya deliberately avoids a historical lesson. The Rizal of her story Cesar Montano is thinking back on his life and writings from his prison cell in the fortress of Santiago; the characters that appear are a blend of the real people, friends and enemies as well as those he created in his books. The script is solid, with a contribution by Diaz-Abaya's long time collaborator, Ricky Lee; the soft tones of the cinematography helps to create an atmosphere of magic appropriate to the story of a......

Words: 284 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

Agc Case

...The Armour Garments Corp. (AGC) was established in 1954 in the Philippines as a manufacturer of high quality undershirts. It had two popular brands, namely: “Armour” and “Marca Troca”. The company started out by copying popular styles and designs from Hongkong. The first ten years was quite profitable. The company grew from 25 workers in 1954 to about 250 workers in 1967. The company sells all of its products to wholesalers in Divisoria who distribute the product all over the country. The products are manufactured in white color only and are generally of superior quality being twice more durable than other brands in the market. Undershirts are worn as a matter of habit to avoid the direct contact of users polo shirts with the body. Product sales is seasonal. Business usually peaks twice a year: in June, with the opening of classes and in December, with the Christmas rush. In the mid 60’s more and more undershirt factories opened. The company faced serious threats in its operation since the Divisoria middlemen were not loyal to brands. All along, AGC was banking on its institutional pride and goodwill being the pioneer in the industry. While sales of the company did not decrease, it also did not substantially increase with the growth of the population. However, this did not bother management since the cash flow was good. No major investments were made during the period. It was business as usual so to speak. In 1971, the market for the undershirt......

Words: 321 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

Mindanao Energy Crisis

...Solar power won’t end Mindanao’s energy crisis MANILA, Philippines—The clamor for a quick installation of solar projects in Mindanao is not the solution to the power crisis on the island as it will only worsen the burden on consumers, a group of prominent economists said. The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) warned the government against heeding  calls for solar projects as a way out of the power blackouts in Mindanao, noting that certain vested interests were being pushed “in the guise of being environmental activists.” “Together with their loud demand for solar projects, which are supposed to be environmentally friendly, is an insistence by vested interests to immediately implement a feed-in-tariff for solar projects,” the FEF said in a press statement on Saturday. “Because power coming from solar projects is very expensive, solar investors are asking that all power consumers subsidize them through the feed-in-tariff, a universal surcharge on consumers to pay for the difference between the solar cost of energy and the average cost, estimated to be at least 12 centavos per kilowatt hour,” the FEF said. So instead of alleviating the power situation in Mindanao by making available cheaper sources of energy, solar projects will actually add to the burden of consumers, the FEF said. The economists added that this additional burden would be shouldered by consumers for a long time even if the cost of producing electricity from solar power comes down because under......

Words: 692 - Pages: 3

Premium Essay

Sona 2012

...Highlights and salient points of the SONA: President Aquino mentioned perks for GOCCs, PAGCOR ‘coffee scam’, and secondhand helicopters sold to PNP as brand-new. Aquino cited economic achievements, including the $1 billion loan the Philippines granted to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Free education - 4.57 million students who could not go to school before due to poverty are now able to study. 85% of Filipinos are now Philhealth members. Government expanding health services; PhilHealth extends coverage to cancer and leukemia patients. More than 30,000 nurses deployed to over 36,000 barangays. DOST Secretary Mario Montejo and DOH Secretary Enrique Ona lauded for the success of mosquito traps in bringing down the number of dengue cases in the country. Congress urged to to pass sin tax reform bill to raise taxes on cigarettes and liquor. Backlog of over 2 million chairs to be addressed by 2012; backlog of over 66,000 classrooms to be addressed by 2013. The president received applause, standing ovation upon mention of responsible parenthood bill (or RH Bill). State universities and colleges will get a 43.61% budget increase in 2013. TESDA Secretary Joel Villanueva commended for reforms and effective implementation of technical education scholarships and other vital programs. Inherited 8% unemployment rate has reduced to 6.9%. During Aquino’s term, 3.1 million jobs were created. Construction of Bohol airport in Panglao, Legaspi airport in Daraga, and......

Words: 688 - Pages: 3

Free Essay


...MMAPROJ2 De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Panitik Trading Card Game EXECUTIVE BRIEF Carlos P. Depante AB-MMA 10452451 PROJECT DESCRIPTION The project is a Trading Game (TCG) based on Philippine Literature particularly during the Hispanic period which includes classics like Ibong Adarna, Florante at Laura, Noli Me Tangere, and El Filibusterismo. This project seeks to encourage the youth’s appreciation of both the literature and the language through the use of a medium that is appealing to them. It can serve as an aid in understanding these classics and renewing the interest of the Filipino youth in their own literature. RATIONALE The proponent observed that most of his classmates love to read English pocket books and novels. The proponent also read this kind of literature, in a way they are magnificent and interesting, but nothing can replace literature written in one’s native tongue and representing one’s native values. When he entered college he was little bit disappointed because only a few of his classmates appreciated Philippine literature. Most of them are into graphic novels, poetry, stories and novels in English. They view Philippine literature as old, boring, and uninteresting compared to foreign-made literature. Upon browsing on game titles, most of them were inspired by children’s stories, literature, myth, fiction and history. Most of these games are top hits in the......

Words: 848 - Pages: 4