Anti-vaccine protest

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:52:47 +0000

BY JOHNNY DAYANG The disinterest Filipinos show towards vaccines should partly be blamed on the Department of Health’s anemic information drive. While pundits partly trace the resistance to vaccination to the Dengvaxia ruckus that erupted two years ago, the issue has become the consequence of wrong planning and the government bias towards inferior vaccines. The […]

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Former prime minister wants Canada’s population to grow to 100 million

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has a message for Canadians, “we need more people— a lot more.” Mulroney, who is remembered for tripling immigration over his term as prime minister, called for Canada to grow its population to 100 million by 2100. Last week, he spoke at a forum hosted by the Globe and Mail […]

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Immigration helped drive record population growth in third quarter of 2019

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 15:15:28 +0000

The largest recorded surge in Canada’s population growth took place in the third quarter of 2019. On October 1, Canada’s population was estimated at 37,797,496, which Statistics Canada reports was an increase of 208,234 from July 1. It was the first time Canada’s population has increased by more than 200,000 in a single quarter. This […]

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New Brunswick eyes major increase in immigration over next five years

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:24:56 +0000

The Government of New Brunswick is calling for a significant increase in immigration to the province over the next five years to address the economic and social challenges posed by its ageing population. The government’s new population growth strategy would see the number of economic immigrants settling in New Brunswick each year reach 7,500 by […]

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Gov’t to strengthen community-based family planning program

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:37:41 +0000

Government is set to implement a community-based family program to address population issues, Commission on Population (Popcom) executive director Juan Antonio Perez III said on Thursday.

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216M Filipinos in 2058 would need full RH law implementation starting now, says Neda chief

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:16:14 +0000

The Philippines’ population is likely to double to more than 216 million by the year 2058, making it important to fully implement the Reproductive Health Act to keep poverty reduction programs working, according to the country’s chief economist.

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UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:30:05 +0000

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050

The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday.

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Philippines’ 1.6% annual population growth rate trumps India, US, China

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:00:36 +0000

PH population grew 1.6% annually between 2010 to 2019 — UN report

MANILA, Philippines — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) reported that the Philippines’ population grew by 1.6 percent annually from 2010 to 2019. 

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Duterte OKs all-out family planning program implementation

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:02:02 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the full and intensified implementation of the country’s National Program on Family Planning, Malacañang said on Tuesday.

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