Velasco lauds Duterte for mental health law approval

Marinduque Lone District Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco expressed gratitude to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for signing into law Republic Act No. 11036 or the Mental Health Act of 2017. Velasco coauthored House Bill No. 6452 which eventually became RA 11036 with the purpose of safeguarding the fundamental rights and welfare of people who require mental health services. “The passage of this law will definitely help Filipinos as it will develop better facilities, treatment and services in relation to mental health. This law furthers our advocacy to promote mental health…

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PRC conducts first aid, life support training for TESDA scholars in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 143 Marinduque conducts basic first aid and life support training during the Organic Agriculture Production NCII Batch 5 Induction at the AGREA Farm School in Barangay Cawit, Boac, Marinduque. PRC 143 Marinduque Provincial Coordinator Marisan Mañanita presided the training and was attended by the scholars of the Training-for-Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Marinduque. “Organic Agriculture Production NCII is both a classroom-based and practical hands-on type of technical-vocational training,” said Rafael Seño, Training Director at the AGREA…

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