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[LETTER OF IMPLEMENTATION NO. 45, (1976-07-20)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l56a5)
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[ LETTER OF IMPLEMENTATION NO. 45, July 20, 1976 ]

TO: All Government Agencies Concerned

Pursuant to Presidential Decree Noe 79 and General Order No. 18, both dated December 8, 1972, and in order to further strengthen the implementation of the Philippine Population Program being implemented by the Commission on Population (POPCOM), Office of the President, you are hereby directed:
  1. To assist the Commission on Population in the implementation of the Philippine Population Program so as to fully utilize all possible resources for national development with population and family planning as an integral component;

  2. To provide appropriate planning inputs from your respective Department/Agencies towards the preparation of the National Population Plan;

  3. To integrate relevant components of the Philippine Population Program into your Agencies' workplans, specifically in the following areas of responsibility-

    1. information, education and communication (motivation):

      1. Department of Agrarian Reform
      2. Department of Agriculture
      3. Department of Education and Culture
      4. Department of Health
      5. Department of Labor
      6. Department of Local Government and Community Development
      7. Department of National Defense
      8. Department of Natural Resources
      9. Department of Public Information
      10. Department of Public Works, Transportation and Communication
      11. Department of Social Welfare
      12. University of the Philippines (Institute of Mass Communication)
      13. Central Bank of the Philippines
      14. National Media Production Center

    2. delivery of clinic and non-clinic family services:

      1. Department of Health
      2. Department of Agrarian Reform
      3. Department of Labor
      4. Department of Local Government and Community Development
      5. Department of National Defense
      6. Department of Public Highways
      7. Central Bank of the Philippines

    3. training of:

      1. motivators and communicators which shall be undertaken by regional, provincial and Municipal core of trainors coming from the different government and private agencies coordinated and/or funded by the POPCOM

      2. bio-medical and paramedical service personnel which shall be undertaken by POPCOM-designated institutions and/or individuals

    4. research:

      1. University of the Philippines

        1. U. P. Population Institute
        2. U. P. Institute of Mass Communication
        3. U. P. School of Economics
        4. U. P. College of Arts and Sciences

      2. National Census and Statistics Office
      3. National Tax Research Center

    5. policy formulation and coordination with respect to population:

      1. Civil Service Commission
      2. Department of Justice
      3. Central Bank of the Philippines
      4. National Economic and Development Authority
      5. U. P. College of Law
      6. U. P. Law Center
      7. U. P. College of Public Administration

  4. To reauire your Agencies' workers at all levels including those Offices which are attached to your Department/Agency, especially at the regional and field levels, to coordinate with the Commission on Population in the planning and implementation of the Philippine Population Program;

  5. To instruct your Department/Agency workers at all levels including those from the Offices which you coordinate and/or supervise, especially at the regional, provincial, municipal and barangay levels, to submit to the Commission on Population through its regional and other field offices periodic and regular POPCOM-prescribed progress reports on all population and family planning related activities;

  6. To tap for family planning motivation, and whenever feasible, delivery of family planning services, the various community-based organizations which your Agencies have organized or will organize, supervise and/or monitor;

  7. To recommend policies and measures to efficiently and effectively plan and implement the Philippine Population Program taking into consideration your Agencies' resources and expertise; and,

  8. To designate an Action Officer in your Agency not later than March 1, 1976 who will liaison and coordinate with the Commission on Population on the specific activities which can be undertaken by your Agency.
Strict compliance herewith is hereby enjoined.

Done in the City of Manila, this 20th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-six.

     
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
     
President
     
Republic of the Philippines
       
       
  By the President:    
       
  (Sgd.) JACOBO C. CLAVE    
  Presidential Executive Assistant    

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