OCTOBER 10 IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – COMBATTING STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION

OCTOBER 10 IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – COMBATTING STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION

  • October 10, 2021

OCTOBER 10 IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY Stigma and discrimination directly affect people’s access to mental health services. Thus, this is an equally important task with ensuring that mental health services across all sectors (workplace, schools, and the communities) are available. Together, let’s continue to fight the stigma on mental health so everyone can enjoy this right. REMEMBER, THERE IS NO HEALTH WITHOUT MENTAL HEALTH.

WEBINAR SERIES: A year in pandemic: COVID-19 care, vaccination, and lessons learned

WEBINAR SERIES: A year in pandemic: COVID-19 care, vaccination, and lessons learned

  • May 25, 2021

A 3-part webinar series was held by PMPI, MAG, INAM and COM which encouraged the participation of partner communities to strengthen their understanding on the COVID-19 situation and caring for people affected in their homes, COVID-19 vaccination, as well as the lessons learned after a year in a pandemic. The webinars, which were held last May 17, 19, and 21, 2021 can be viewed in this article, or through the

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Webinar on COVID-19 management, care, and prevention

Webinar on COVID-19 management, care, and prevention

  • April 26, 2021

Inaanyayahan kayo ng Medical Action Group sa aming natatanging webinar upang malaman ano ang mga bago hinggil sa pamamahala ng COVID19 at paano ang mga pamilya at komunidad ay may malaking bahagi sa pagsugpo at pagkalat ng COVID19. IKAW, AKO, TAYO KASAMA SA SOLUSYON SA COVID19 ABRIL 24, 2021 (SABADO) 10:00 AM – 12:00 NN Resource Speaker: Dr. Faith Gaerlan Watch the full webinar in this article, or through the

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#HumanRightsVoice: The voice of torture victims

  • January 18, 2021

DR. NEMUEL FAJUTAGANA is the chairperson of the Medical Action Group, a health and human rights organization comprising of physicians, nurses, dentists, psychologists, health students, and health workers that provides medical and psychological services for a community in need. Dr. Fajutagana will be the voice of the victim of torture and will discuss the psychological and mental suffering that a victim experiences that many can possibly relate with. Human Rights

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Webinar tackling the impacts of Anti-Terror Act 2020 on children

Webinar tackling the impacts of Anti-Terror Act 2020 on children

  • November 30, 2020

In celebration of the National Children’s Month 2020, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)-Philippines launched a webinar, Anti Terror Act of 2020 and Its Impacts on Children, that aims to raise awareness on what is Anti-Terror Act of 2020 and its effects on children. Watch the full webinar in this article, or through MAG Youtube Channel. The online webinar started with the presentation of Atty. Gian Arabejo, from Alternative Law

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Self-Care for People at Risk

Self-Care for People at Risk

  • November 9, 2020

This video aims to inform and remind people-at-risk on the effects of stress and how it can be effectively managed through self-care and other means readily available to them.

Webinar on the Universal Health Care: Access of Filipinos during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar on the Universal Health Care: Access of Filipinos during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • September 16, 2020

What is Universal Health Care Act (UHC) or R.A. 11223? What can it do to help Filipinos access healthcare? How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect the UHC? How is health care financing in the UHC? This webinar-discussion session entitled “Universal Health Care: Access of Filipinos during Pandemic and Beyond” was held last September 14, 2020 (Monday, 2:00PM-4:00PM). Resource Speakers included: Beverly Ho, MD, MPH (Director, DOH HPCS) Jaime Galvez Tan,

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Webinar on the Right to Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar on the Right to Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • August 17, 2020

Paano nga ba nakakamit ang karapatang pangkalusugan? Paano na ito kung may pandemya? Tara at matuto ukol sa “Karapatang Pangkalusugan sa Panahon ng COVID-19 Pandemic” Isang webinar session ang ginanap noong Agosto 14, 2020 kasama sina: Dr. Aurora Parong ng Amnesty Philippines Mercy de Joya ng Medical Action Group Amy Abcede ng Medical Action Group Edel Hernandez bilang tagapagdaloy Watch the full webinar in this article, or through the MAG

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Ano ang mga karapatan mo bilang isang Pasyente? (Patient’s Rights Comics)

Ano ang mga karapatan mo bilang isang Pasyente? (Patient’s Rights Comics)

  • February 17, 2020

Ang sampung (10) Karapatan ng mga Pasyente na nakatala sa komiks na ito ay hango mula sa DOH Administrative Order 2017-0061 (Official Version of Patient’s Rights), na isinalin sa Filipino at nakabase sa DOH Department Memorandum 2017-0061 (Adoption of the Filipino Translation of the Patient’s Rights).