Statement | 23 March 2024

The Department of Health condoles with the family, loved ones, and friends of the late Dr. Gia Baquiran Sison. It is with gratitude for her life and work that we remember her strong support for Mental Health. Her calm and friendly voice was a voice that spoke for many others, a messenger that brought about positive change in mental health awareness and policy.

“Maraming salamat, Dr. Gia, sa pagkilos tungo sa ginhawa ng isip at damdamin,” said Secretary Teodoro J. Herbosa. “A grateful health sector will continue the work to ensure that mental health services will be available for all Filipinos.”