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The UPPI Academic Excellence Award

  • Posted on: 4 September 2017

The UP Population Institute (UPPI) is calling on alumni and friends to continue supporting the “UPPI Alumni Book Grant”, recently renamed as “UPPI Academic Excellence Award”, an award established in 2014 during the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of UPPI. The award aims to inspire UPPI students towards academic excellence.

Guzman Finishes MPoPS Degree

Posted on: 2 August 2017

Ms. Marianne Amparo P. Guzman
Ms. Marianne Amparo P. Guzman

Among those who received their diploma during the University of the Philippines Diliman graduation ceremonies in June 2017 was Marianne Amparo P. Guzman who earned her Master of Population Studies (MPoPS) degree at the UP Population Institute (UPPI).

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Musni Wins Book Grant Anew

Posted on: 29 August 2017

 Prof. Maria Paz N. Marquez reads the certificate  as Prof. Grace T. Cruz (middle) and Ms. Musni look on Prof. Maria Paz N. Marquez reads the certificate as Prof. Grace T. Cruz (middle) and Ms. Musni look on

Denise Hyacinth Joy B. Musni, MA Demography (MADEM) student and recipient of the UP Population Institute Book Grant for the 1st semester of AY 2016-2017 has remained on top of the award in the succeeding 2nd semester of AY 2016-2017..


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The UP Population Institute is raising money to continuously provide full scholarships for qualified graduate students , and a book grant 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.

Continuing Exodus of Healthcare Providers Ails Local Healthcare

Posted on: 8 September 2017

Ma. Midea M. Kabamalan
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.
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.

Aging in the Philippines

Posted on: 29 August 2017


(Left to right) Cruz, Natividad and Saito (photos from UPPopI and iafor.org)

(AUG. 22)—Older Filipinos are generally not materially well-off, not well-educated and about half consider themselves to be of average health, but have poor use of health services. They also believe that it would be best living by themselves. Older people are aged 60 and above.

UPPI Completes Assessment of Modified CCT Program for IPs in GIDA

  • Posted on: 2 August 2017
The Ata-Manobo in Barangay Gupitan in Kapalong, Davao del Norte
The Ata-Manobo in Barangay Gupitan in Kapalong, Davao del Norte

CJ Cruz Bags 2017 Chancellor Award for Outstanding REPS

  • Posted on: 3 August 2017
Ms. Christian Joy Cruz

Christian Joy Cruz, University of the Philippines Population Institute University Researcher II, was recently awarded the Gawad Tsanselor sa Natatanging REPS (Research, Extension and Professional Staff) for 2017, one of the three winners for the said category.

UPPI Alumnus Completes PhD in Political Science & International Relations

Posted on: 13 June 2017

Dr. Alejandro Christian D. Soler
Dr. Alejandro Christian D. Soler

Alejandro Christian D. Soler, a graduate of Master in Population Studies at the UP Population Institute (April 2010) recently earned his PhD in Political Science & International Relations at the University of Delaware (UD) with the successful defence of his dissertation entitled “Going urban: Marking cities, city networks and global commodity chains in the capitalist world-economy”.


UPPI Alumnus Finds Rapid Fertility Drop in Bhutan

Posted on: 13 June 2017

Mr. Tashi Dorjee
Mr. Tashi Dorjee

Tashi Dorjee, an alumnus (MA Demography) of the UP Population Institute has co-authored a journal article on Bhutan’s impressively swift drop in fertility from the 1980s to 2012.

UPPI Alumnus Passes 2016 Bar Exam

Posted on: 14 June 2017

Atty. Felix Deocampo
Atty. Felix Deocampo

The UP Population Institute has a new bar passer to be proud of, adding to its growing roster of alumni who transitioned to a career in law.

 

 

UPPI & DRDF Conduct July 2017 SPSS Training

Posted on: 4 May 2017

The UP Population Institute, in collaboration with the Demographic Research and Development Foundation, will be conducting a Training on Data Analysis using SPSS on July 18-21, 2017 for a maximum of 15 individual registrants.