In this research and policy brief, we looked at results of the 2018 National Migration Survey (PSA & UPPI, 2019) to highlight migration patterns of Filipinos and how a program on regional development such as the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” fits in this narrative.
P R O J E C T S
- 2018 Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP)
- 2018 Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV) Stigma Index Survey (SIS)
- Dual Cohort Prospective Study of Obesity - Year 2
- Cohort Study of Filipino Child (CSFC)
- Commission on Higher Education - Graduate Tracer Studies (GTS) - Data Entry Process and Database Development
T R A I N I N G
- Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS
- Advanced Statistical Analysis Using SPSS
- Course on Survey Data Analysis and Processing
- Information Technology (IT) in Demographic Data Appreciation for LGUs
An early morning visit before the forum by Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and a scheduled meeting with Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III in the afternoon after the forum, were just two of the positive feedbacks sparked by the study “Ageing and Health in the Philippines: Findings of the 2018 Longitudinal Study on Ageing and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP)” last December 9.
The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF), intending to contribute to the understanding of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippine context, are compiling infor
Hand washing is important for the prevention of many infectious diseases. Even prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been advocating for the practice of hand washing with soap and water as a very simple and highly effective means to control the spread of infectious diarrheal diseases and acute respiratory infections among children. In the time of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) recommends regular hand washing with soap and running water for at least 20 seconds as one of the main protective measures against infection with the novel coronavirus.
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Our first Research Brief discussed the increased vulnerability of older Filipinos to COVID-19 because of their age and comorbidities. In this analysis, we move beyond health and mortality and assess older people’s economic vulnerability as a way of drawing attention to the conditions and needs of older Filipinos at this time. The analysis hopes to help guide the government in providing more informed interventions to ensure the well-being of the estimated 9.5 million older Filipinos during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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