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.
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.
The Medical Action Group published a handbook with instructional content targeting human rights defenders to urge them to practice self-care.