PSRP President Dr. Esmeraldo Ilem (4th from left), who is also the Family Planning Services Head of Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, joined the FriendlyCare team in this photo: (from left) Imelda Roxas, Finance Manager; Rose Operana, Marketing and Donor Development Manager; Teresita Panganiban, President and CEO; PSRP President Dr. Esmeraldo Ilem; Dr. Eleazar Lim, Medical Director; Ligaya Cawas, FP Counselor; and Madeline Magallon, FP Senior Officer.
FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. led by its President, Ms Teresita D. Panganiban, joined the 2nd Annual Convention of Philippine Society for Responsible Parenthood, Inc. held at the Grand Ballroom of Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, Pasig City.

This year’s convention theme is “MDG to SDG: Asserting the Critical Role of FP-RH” which covers the Global Goals for sustainable development, particularly on Good Health and Well-being (SDG 3) and Gender Equality (SDG 5). The 2030 Global Goals agenda is a plan of action for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership.

The convention aims to update the participants from private and public sectors, on various issues in family planning including the latest technology advancement and development in the FP program implementation.

Department of Health Secretary Janette Garin gave the inspirational message toward a common goal to make a difference in the lives of the people in the program implementation of FP-RH. The PSRP convention served as the venue for the organization’s efforts to consolidate its members toward a common goal.