Information, Publication, and Public Affairs Office (IPPAO)



IPPAO undertakes information dissemination, data-banking, publication, and public information activities through the production of information materials, such as a community magazine, newsletter, books, brochures, manuals, audio-visual productions that are printed and published online.

IPPAO handles the content in the University's website (, Facebook (, Twitter (@upmanilaonline), and YouTube (UPMANILACHANNEL) accounts.

IPPAO also conducts symposia and fora as well as provides technical assistance in the conduct of university and college/unit events, programs, and activities.



Well informed and enlightened internal and external publics on the roles, functions, and contributions of UP Manila to national development especially in the fields of health and medicine.


Support UP Manila in producing materials and undertaking promotional activities that can enhance UP Manila’s positive image among its constituents and its outside publics.


Based on the Handbook on the 1988 UP Manila Reorganization:

  1. Disseminate through publication or press releases, information, and other matters pertaining to UPM

  2. Keep track, collect, collate, and keep in preservable forms chronicles of UP Manila history, activity, and important events

  3. Provide financial and technical support for publications

  4. Provide technical assistance in symposia, webinars, and other forms of public discussion and cultural events

  5. Undertake public information activities, liaise with sectors and groups outside UP Manila, including media and government


Our Services

  •  Announcement through email blast
  •  Social media promotion
  •  Event coverage
  •  Design and layout
  •  Basic video editing

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Information, Publication, & Public Affairs Office
Room 306, UP Manila Dormitory, University of the Philippines Manila

(Formerly 8th floor, Central Administration Division of UP Manila, Central Block building, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Avenue, Manila)