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National Mental Health Program (2016)

Department of Health, Philippines Country Resources Mental Health Strategies and Plans Philippines 2016 Policy document mental health care

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This policy aims to provide the framework for action for effectively implementing a comprehensive mental health program in the country. Specifically it aims to:

1. Guide or program managers, healthcare providers, various stakeholders at all levels of care in the implementation of the mental health program.
2. Define the roles and responsibilities of different DOH offices the Philippines health insurance Corporation LGUs and higher level referral health facilities in the implementation of a comprehensive mental health program.
3. Generate support of various stakeholders in the implementation of a comprehensive mental health program in the country.

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