POPCOM bares top LGUs on teen pregnancies

  • May 10, 2017
  • Ben Moses Ebreo

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The Commission on Population (POPCOM) recently bared hotspot municipalities here which contributed to the standing of the province as third in Cagayan Valley' s list of teenage pregnancy cases.

 

Angelito Obcena, POPCOM regional director, said Bambang town has the very alarming increase of teenage pregnancy cases.

 

He said Bambang's teenage pregnancy cases increased from 88 in 2015 to 142 along with the municipalities of Aritao, Alfonso Castaǹeda, Dupax del Sur and Sta. Fe.

 

Obcena also said that the municipality of Bayombong is number 10 and Solano is number 14 among the top 20 LGUs with high number of teenage pregnancy cases for 2011 to 2015 in Cagayan Valley. (ALM/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)


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