Including a Filipino translation, this poster contains the 10 Patient’s Rights stipulated in the DOH Department Order No. 2017-0008. and as translated by the DOH Department Memorandum 2017-0061 (Adoption of the Filipino Translation of the Patient’s Rights).
Written in the Filipino language, this poster contains the important highlights of People’s Right to Health, including its normative contents as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO): Availability, Accessibility, Appropriateness, and Quality. This material also includes a section on the rights of specific vulnerable group sectors in the Philippines.
With support from the International Rehabilitation Council for the Prevention of Torture (IRCT), MAG and Balay Rehabilitation Center have written a 2016 Country Report on the status of torture and right to rehabilitation in the Philippines.
The Medical Action Group published a handbook with instructional content targeting human rights defenders to urge them to practice self-care.
Written by Balay Rehabilitation Centre and the Medical Action Group (MAG) with the technical support of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims Funded by the European Union under the IRCT’s Data in the Fight against Impunity (DFI) Project. This report has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) also provided support in the data collection and in other torture
The Committee urges the State to stop and prevent extrajudicial killings and any form of violence against drug users; to promptly and thoroughly investigate all reported cases and punish the perpetrators with sanctions commensurate with the gravity of the crime; and to take all necessary measures to ensure that the fight against drug trafficking does not have a discriminatory impact on the poor and marginalized. The Committee also recommends that the
The UN CESCR today concluded its consideration of the combined 5th and 6th periodic report of the Philippines on its implementation of the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights. “Another Expert was deeply concerned regarding human rights defenders, who were exposed to serious risks. Could the delegation comment why mandates who had asked for visits had not been warmly welcomed. What were the plans to stop the extrajudicial