How is Massage Therapy being regulated by the DOH?

·  DOH created the Committee of Examiners for Massage Therapy (CEMT) in the DOH Central Office to regulate the practice of massage therapy in accordance to the provisions of the Code on Sanitation of the Philippines or Presidential Decree 856 (PD 856) and Executive Order 102 (EO 102) s. 1999 Reorganization and Streamlining of the DOH

·  It provides the CEMT the function to ensure that only qualified individuals enter the regulated profession and that the care and services which massage therapists provide are within the standards of practice.