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Guidelines for Planning a Mental Hospital

Requested from DOH by Crisselle Aila Fortu at 12:17 AM on Oct 16, 2020.
Purpose: Educational Purpose(Thesis)
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2010 - 10/01/2019
Tracking no: #DOH-688275072055

Crisselle Aila 12:17 AM, Oct 16, 2020

Hi! I'm a 5th year Architecture Student from Batangas State University. I would like to request for information regarding:

1. The number of reported mental disorder cases in the Philippines
2. Guidelines for Planning a Psychiatric/Mental Hospital

FOI 10:21 AM, Oct 16, 2020

October 16, 2020

Dear Crisselle Aila,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 16, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Guidelines for Planning a Mental Hospital.

We received your request on Oct 16, 2020 and will respond on or before Nov 06, 2020 12:17:21 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC02ODgyNzUwNzIwNTUM, for request with ticket number #DOH-688275072055.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer

Dr. Kenneth 11:50 AM, Oct 17, 2020

October 17, 2020

Dear Crisselle Aila Fortu,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Oct 16, 2020 12:17:21 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Guidelines for Planning a Mental Hospital.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Below are the responses to your requests:

1. The number of reported mental disorder cases in the Philippines
Visit the WHO Mental Health Atlas 2017 and visit the Philippines country profile at https://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/atlas/profiles-2017/PHL.pdf?ua=1

This is the latest mental health statistics in the Philippines

2. Guidelines for Planning a Psychiatric/Mental Hospital
- Visit the Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau website at https://hfsrb.doh.gov.ph/?page_id=26 for the guidelines, licensing and accreditation requirements for the establishment of a Psychiatric Care Facility.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
FOI Receiving Officer

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