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.
The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) is undertaking an assessment of the government’s modified conditional cash transfer program (MCCT) for Indigenous Peoples in Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA).
The UP Population Institute (UPPI) faculty and staff congratulate Dr. Arnisson Andre Ortega on his recent publication of a pathbreaking critique of space and power in the Philippines.
Dr. Arnisson Andre C. Ortega, Assistant Professor at the UPPI, has published anew in an international journal in February of 2016. This comes after a research article he co-authored, Mega-regions in the Philippines: Accounting for Special Economic Zones and Global-local Dynamics, was published in volume 48 of the journal Cities in November 2015.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a UN program founded in 1946 and headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. To measure the adequacy of its responses and resources allocation in terms of sector funding, staffing, supplies allocation until delivery, it has instituted the Humanitarian Performance Monitoring (HPM).
Three members of the UP Population Institute faculty had their respective research work printed in international publications in 2015.
Dr. Josefina N. Natividad’s research on the impacts of the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption was published in The Consequences of Disaster: Demographic, Planning, and Policy Implications (James, H. & Paton, D., eds., 2015, Charles C. Tomas Publisher Ltd.).
The “Spaces in Transition: Mapping Manila’s Peri-Urban Fringe” aims to map the rapid spatial transformation of areas surrounding Metro Manila, or what is called the peri-urban finge. Through the use of mixed research methodologies, the study explored how land growth and development have affected the residents living in these peri-urban areas.
The Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality (YAFS) Study is a series of national surveys on the Filipino youth, conducted since 1982 by UPPI and DRDF. Gathering data from Filipino youth aged 15 to 24, YAFS is one of the primary sources of information on sexual and non-sexual risk behaviors and its determinants in the Philippines.
The Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality (YAFS) Study is a series of cross-sectional surveys on the Filipino youth aged 15-24 conducted since 1982 by the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF). YAFS is the only survey of young people that is representative at the national and regional level.