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Two UPPI students join ASEAN Students Conference in Japan

  • Posted on: 10 January 2024

Two MADEM students from the Population Institute, Jann Blair Salinas and Kathleen Faye Lagasca, participated in JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) 2023. We asked Blair and Kaye about their experiences, insights, and perspectives gained during this immersive journey and here’s what they have to say.



Two decades of aging studies in the Philippines provide better understanding of older Filipinos

  • Posted on: 23 November 2022

As the Philippines transitions to an aging society, research on older Filipinos has become increasingly relevant.

From 1996 to 2018, the University of the Philippines Population Institute and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. have conducted three landmark nationally representative studies on older Filipinos: 1996 Philippine Elderly Survey, 2007 Philippine Study on Aging, and the 2018 Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines.

YAFS5 key findings generate discussions on the state of today’s youth

  • Posted on: 27 October 2022

Presenters respond to questions from the audience during the YAFS5 national dissemination forum.

The UPPI, in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH), presented the key findings of the 2021 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS5) during a public forum held on 14 October 2022 in Quezon City.

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Quantifying Tomorrow: UPPI releases a documentation report on the 2020 Census-based National Population Projections

  • Posted on: 20 February 2024

The University of the Philippines Population Institute is pleased to present the Documentation Report of the 2020 Census-based National Population Projections, officially released by the Philippine Statistics Authority on 31 January 2024.

Dr. Elma P. Laguna is the new UPPI Director

  • Posted on: 31 January 2024

The UP Population Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Elma P. Laguna as the new director of the Institute effective 1 February 2024. She will serve a three-year term in the Directorship for the Institute.