Official Publication of the Philippine Information Agency Bicol Regional Office, in cooperation with the RIAC-REDIRAS - RDC Bicol

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Training on adolescent and youth summit set

VIRAC, Catanduanes, June 15 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Catanduanes, through the Provincial Health Office, will conduct Adolescent and Youth Summit on June 20, 2016.

Dr. Hazel Palmes, Provincial Health Officer, said that the activity aims to help Catandunganon youth to become responsible in addressing their needs related to a wholesome adolescent and youth development.

Palmes further said that young adults who are sexually and non-sexually at risk are facing problem on Pre-marital Sex/Pregnancy/Sexually Transmitted Diseases thereby increasing the need for adequate and factual information to make sound enlightened decision and be responsible to act when confronted with difficult youth health situation, thus this project proposal for the youths adequacy on accurate knowledge.

Topics on the youth summit forum includes the following: Human Sexuality to be discussed by Ms. Delia M. Silvestre, PPO IV; Social, Psychological and Emotional Consequences on Teen-age Pregnancy to be discussed by Ms. Socorro V. de la Rosa, CESO IV; Danger and Risk on DMO V to be discussed by Joseph Richard S. Garay, M.D. and Premarital Sex to be discussed by Provincial DOH Officer.

The activity has an expected participant of around 300 In-School and Out of School Youth including facilitators from municipalities of Virac, Viga, Panganiban and Bagamanoc.

A Colored Fun Run will also be held in relation to the activity. (MAL/EAB-PIA5/Catanduanes)

- See more at: http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/841466049505/training-on-adolescent-and-youth-summit-set#sthash.JlhUCwnl.dpuf

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