Data from over 1,000 clients revealed an upward trend, which meant an increasing number of Filipinos had resigned from their companies. At the national level, the labor turnover survey from the Philippine Statistics Authority also showed an upward trend from 2018-2021. Early this year, I was watching the local primetime news and learned that many health care workers in the country were already experiencing burnout. Here in the Philippines, despite the Mental Health Law, there are still barriers to accessing mental health care such as the lack of mental health care providers and facilities. Employees in private organizations who enjoy health benefits still have difficulty availing of mental health services since some HMOs still do not cover it.
Source: Manila Times July 04, 2022 17:14 UTC