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Filipinos win with the approval of the Mental Health Act of 2017
 

Filipinos win with the approval of the Mental Health Act of 2017

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Mental health advocates in the Philippines are jubilant over the approval of the Mental Health Bill after congressman passed the measure on third and final reading last 20 November. Two hundred twenty-three lawmakers threw their support behind the long-awaited bill that will establish a comprehensive national mental healthcare programme in the country.
 
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23 Nov 2017 - General
 
Thanks for updating the community Jemar Nicdao especially for us Filipinos. This sounds really good news for every Filipino dealing with difficulties in acquiring just healthcare services. Mental health as one of the most overlooked side of our system should be given much importance along with our physical health. Raising awareness is simply not enough to solve the problem. But putting into action the plans and ...
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