WHY MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS TO PROFESSIONALS
ABOOUT THE SESSION
Dr. Gia B. Sison, Head of Makati Medical Center’s Wellness Center, talked about "Why Mental Health Matters to Professionals".
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Gia B. Sison is a practicing medical doctor specializing in Occupational Medicine and is a graduate of the University of Sto. Tomas. She herself is a breast cancer survivor for almost four (4) years now and is currently the Philippine Leader for Livestrong Foundation and the National Adviser of the Youth for Mental Health Coalition.
She is the former Chief Medical Officer of Global Telehealth Incorporated and a co-founder of #HealthXPh which promotes the responsible use of social media in healthcare amongst others. She was a previous project consultant to the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office on Health Lifestyle in the Workplace.
Dr. Sison is currently the Head of Makati Medical Center’s Wellness Center. She is a staunch mental health advocate and life and leadership blogger at her personal page entitled Sand and Stone at http:///www.giasison.com and her brainchild Unsaid Feelings at www.unsaid-feelings.com which serves as a platform where individuals can write and let their feelings out with no judgment.
She also hosts her own digital series on CNN Philippines, G Talks which talks about life, love and anything mental-health related. She has also launched a project called Padayon PH at padayonph.com which aims to serve as a mental health resource hub hoping that more people gain access to.