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UPPI-Namur Erasmus+ Exchange II
The Erasmus+ agreement between the University of Namur Department of Geography and the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) which saw an exchange of faculty and students in both institutions in 2016 and 2017 reaches its second installment as another set of mobilities are in the offing.
Marin Bags Academic Excellence Award
For the 1st semester of academic year (AY) 2017-2018, Mr. Alberto Marin, Master of Arts in Demography (MADEM) student won the UPPI Academic Excellence Award by garnering the highest GWA among his fellow postgraduate students.
Musni Wins Academic Excellence Award
Posted on: 29 August 2017
Denise Hyacinth Joy B. Musni, MA Demography (MADEM) student and recipient of the UP Population Institute Academic Excellence Award for the 1st semester of AY 2016-2017 has remained on top of the award in the succeeding 2nd semester of AY 2016-2017..
The UP Population Institute is raising money to continuously provide full scholarships for qualified graduate students , and the UPPI Academic Excellence Award for the top academic performer per semester. The fund-raising activity commenced with the start of the Institute’s 50th anniversary celebrations in November 2014.
UPPI paper on contraceptive use now in Studies in Family Planning
Posted on: 23 April 2018
The working paper of UPPI faculty members and recipients of the 2017 Demographic Health Survey Fellowship is now published in the June 2018 issue of Studies in Family Planning.
Cracks on Traditional Union in the Philippines as Dissolution & Cohabitation Rise
Global trends show rising rates of divorce or dissolution of heterosexual marriage, increasing cohabitation, and delay of marital union. Recent research in the Philippines show an apparent tilt towards these patterns.
Continuing Exodus of Healthcare Providers Ails Local Healthcare
Posted on: 8 September 2017
Ma. Midea M. Kabamalan
In today’s globalized setting, the Philippines is at a disadvantage with professional health practitioners migrating for greater pay and incentives in the Global North leaving hospitals and healthcare facilities undermanned especially in the country’s rural areas.
Dr. Ortega Examines Janus-faced Suburban Phenomenon
Posted on: 5 September 2017
Transnational suburbia is the new term proffered by Dr. Arnisson Andre C. Ortega, Assistant Professor at the UP Population Institute (UPPI) in his latest article published in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers (Vol. 107, No. 5).
1 in 3 Pinays use traditional over modern contraceptives
Posted on: 29 August 2017
The authors (left to right) Elma P. Laguna, Maria Paz N. Marquez and Maria Midea M. Kabamalan of the UP Population Institute.
(AUG. 8) — A recent study on Filipino women who use contraceptives showed that in the past 10 years, one in every three women relied more on traditional contraceptive methods rhythm and withdrawal than modern methods.