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Western Pacific Philippines Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Investing in mental health benefits people and the economy Investing in mental health benefits people and the economy DOH, WHO, UNDP, and UN NCD Task Force share important findings from Investment Case Report on Mental Health in the Philippines 22 November 2021 Joint News Release Manila Mental health conditions cost the Philippine economy a staggering PHP 68.9 billion (US$ 1.37 billion) each year, equivalent to 0.4% of its GDP, according to a mental health investment case for the Philippines launched by the Department of Health (DOH) and the United Nations in Manila last 13 October 2021 during the 4th Public Health Convention on Mental Health. (...) Vergeire stressed the government’s commitment to the prevention and management of mental health through the implementation of the Mental Health Act and with the guidance of the findings on the Investment Case Report on Mental Health in the Philippines. (...) National and international experts who are part of the WHO and UNDP support to the Philippines call on the national government, local governments, public and private sector partners to promote mental health with the following recommendations: (1) strengthen mental health leadership and governance; (2) invest in evidence-based, cost-effective clinical and population-based mental health interventions; (3) include mental health interventions while extending UHC; (4) increase the capacity of the health-care workforce and the health system to provide mental health; and (5) Invest in mental health research and development.   
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Score: 1027542.3 - https://www.who.int/philippine...enefits-people-and-the-economy
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What is mental health?Mental health is not just the absence of mental disorder. (...) Instead of providing care in large psychiatric hospitals WHO encourages all countries to integrate mental health into primary health care, provide mental health care in general hospitals and develop community-based mental health services. However, national mental health policies should not be solely concerned with mental health disorders they should recognize and address the broader issues which promote mental health.
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Score: 1026461.7 - https://www.who.int/vietnam/ne...al-health-day-a-hidden-illness
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Despite their tragic nature and adverse effects on mental health, emergencies have shown to be opportunities to build sustainable mental health systems for all people in need. (...) Clinical care for mental health should be provided by or under the supervision of mental health specialists such as psychiatric nurses, psychologists or psychiatrists. (...) In Sri Lanka, during the immediate aftermath of the 2004 tsunami, mental health was a key priority. This led to a mental health system reform, supported by WHO, which addressed the shortage of human resources for mental health such as different cadres of dedicated mental health staff.
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Score: 1026441.8 - https://www.who.int/news-room/...l/mental-health-in-emergencies
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WHO EMRO | The closing ceremony of the mental health project in the occupied Palestinian territory WHO EMRO | The closing ceremony of the mental health project in the occupied Palestinian territory Opening of the renovated acute male ward facility in Bethlehem Psychiatric Hospital. (...) The project, funded by the EU since 2016, supported the Ministry of Health in its efforts to reform mental health services by scaling up community mental health services, integrating mental health into primary and secondary care, and strengthening coordination and mental health emergency preparedness and response capacities. 1 / 3 WHO EMRO | The closing ceremony of the mental health project in the occupied Palestinian territory “Mental health is an integral part of health; in fact, there is no health without mental health. (...) Mental health liaison units are specialist services providing mental health care in general hospitals and consist of skilled teams who assess and manage mental health problems of patients treated in general hospitals.
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Score: 1026245.5 - https://www.un.org/unispal/wp-.../2019/06/WHOARTICLE_130619.pdf
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The discourse on mental health has traditionally been confined within the domain of mental health experts and professionals. (...) But the gap between policy and practice remains, with only 1% of the global health workforce dedicated to mental health. Where mental health policies exist, there is an urgent need to reinforce implementation. (...) WHO response In 2007, the WHO Pacific Islands Mental Health Network was established to overcome the challenges faced by Pacific island countries in addressing mental health.
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Score: 1026043.4 - https://www.who.int/laos/news/...y-to-mental-health-advancement
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Western Pacific Japan Home Health Topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Social movement as key to mental health advancement Social movement as key to mental health advancement 10 October 2015 News release In the Western Pacific Region, mental disorders affects more than 100 million of the Region’s 1.8 billion people. (...) The discourse on mental health has traditionally been confined within the domain of mental health experts and professionals. (...) But the gap between policy and practice remains, with only 1% of the global health workforce dedicated to mental health. Where mental health policies exist, there is an urgent need to reinforce implementation.
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Score: 1026043.4 - https://www.who.int/japan/news...y-to-mental-health-advancement
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The discourse on mental health has traditionally been confined within the domain of mental health experts and professionals. (...) But the gap between policy and practice remains, with only 1% of the global health workforce dedicated to mental health. Where mental health policies exist, there is an urgent need to reinforce implementation. (...) WHO response In 2007, the WHO Pacific Islands Mental Health Network was established to overcome the challenges faced by Pacific island countries in addressing mental health.
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Score: 1026043.4 - https://www.who.int/republicof...y-to-mental-health-advancement
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The pandemic has significantly impacted people’s mental health in a variety of ways. As more and more people see first-hand the consequences of poor mental health, one bright spot is a continued upward trend of interest in advocating for better mental health services and better mental health in general. (...) Most of the Member countries currently spend less than 1% of their health budgets on mental health despite evidence of high returns on the investment for care and treatment of mental health disorders, and despite growth in mental health awareness.  (...) Universities and health institutions must also make curricula contemporary and relevant to today’s mental health needs and scale up mental health services.
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Score: 1025950.3 - https://www.who.int/srilanka/n...1-world-mental-health-day-2021
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The discourse on mental health has traditionally been confined within the domain of mental health experts and professionals. (...) But the gap between policy and practice remains, with only 1% of the global health workforce dedicated to mental health. Where mental health policies exist, there is an urgent need to reinforce implementation. (...) WHO response In 2007, the WHO Pacific Islands Mental Health Network was established to overcome the challenges faced by Pacific island countries in addressing mental health.
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Score: 1025884.4 - https://www.who.int/australia/...y-to-mental-health-advancement
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Volkov © Credits WHO report highlights global shortfall in investment in mental health World misses most 2020 mental health targets; extension of WHO Mental Health Action Plan to 2030 provides new opportunity for progress 8 October 2021 News release Reading time: The World Health Organization’s new Mental Health Atlas paints a disappointing picture of a worldwide failure to provide people with the mental health services they need, at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting a growing need for mental health support. (...) “We must heed and act on this wake-up call and dramatically accelerate the scale-up of investment in mental health, because there is no health without mental health.” (...) This Plan has now been extended to 2030 and includes new targets for the inclusion of mental health and psychosocial support in emergency preparedness plans, the integration of mental health into primary health care, and research on mental health.
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Score: 1025698 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...in-investment-in-mental-health
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