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OPS welcomes the Third Batch of PCPD Scholars of the Summer Certificate Course on Population and Development

The 3rd batch of students enrolled in the PCPD-sponsored Summer Certificate Course on Population and Development paid a courtesy call to the director of OPS Dr. Judith Rafaelita Borja. This summer certificate course is a joint collaboration of the USC-Office of Population Studies Foundation (OPS) and the Department of Anthropology Sociology and History (DASH) of the University of San Carlos and sponsored by the Philippine Center for Population and Development (PCPD).

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Philippine and Global Perspectives on Aging

OPS hosted a research forum on "Philippine and Global Perspectives on Aging" last June 11, 2014 at the Josef Baumgartner Learning Resource Center, University of San Carlos, Talamban Campus, Cebu City. This forum gathered Filipino and US-based researchers who presented findings from their respective studies on aging. Dr. Socorro Gultiano of OPS opened the forum with her presentation on the Demography of Aging in the Philippines. This set the stage for eight presentations on Philippine studies on aging. Dr. Linda Adair of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Principal Investigator of the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey (CLHNS), presented the conceptual framework and preliminary findings of the latest CLHNS study "Multidimensional Pathways to Healthy Aging among Filipino Women" with Dr. Judith Rafaelita Borja and Ms. Lorna Perez of OPS.

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The 3rd Edition of the CEBU Book

CEBU: A Demographic and Socioeconomic Profile Based on the 2010 Census was launched on June 4, 2015 at the BPI Cebu Library. Also referred to as CEBU BOOK III, this third edition of the CEBU Book series provides an update of the demographic and socioeconomic profile of Cebu Province, Metro Cebu, congressional districts, and Cebu's constituent cities and municipalities. It describes recent trends in population growth and density, age and sex composition, migration patterns, educational attainment, overseas employment and disability. It also includes a discussion of selected characteristics of households and housing units in the province and its administrative components.

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Publications

Association between maternal age at childbirth and adult outcomes in the offspring: a prospective study in five low-income and middle-income countries

C-reactive protein response to influenza vaccination as a model of mild inflammatory stimulation in the Philippines.

Genetic Studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology

Longitudinal Perspectives on Fathers' Residence Status, Time Allocation and Testosterone in the Philippines

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Projects

Multidimensional pathways to healthy aging among Filipino women

Multidimensional determinants and correlates of healthy ageing: A review of findings from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey

Social context and fertility: A mixed methods approach to survey development

GIS-Based climate change vulnerability and adaptation and risk assessments for Metro Cebu

Summer Certificate Course on Population and Development

Third Edition of the CEBU book: A Socio-demographic profile based on the 2010 census

Longitudinal study of human male reproductive ecology: biological and behavioral responses to changing social roles and impacts on offspring and relationship quality

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