Filipino health workers - updates

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Filipino nurses: The world's frontliners vs the coronavirus

May 08, 2020 - 4:21 PM

With the coronavirus pandemic, Filipino nurses are thrust to the front lines across the globe, bound by a duty to care for the sickest

WORLD'S FRONT LINERS. Filipino nurses all over the world.


Nurses with overseas contracts appeal to gov’t to amend deployment ban anew

May 01, 2020 - 10:25 PM

Despite earlier guidelines allowing health workers with existing contracts to leave the country, nurses say they are still unable to return to their jobs over the lack of overseas employment certificates signed as of March 8

RISKY JOB. Health workers are at the front lines do the COVID-19 pandemic as they tend to both  suspected and confirmed patients. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Health workers with contracts as of March 8 can leave PH

Apr 14, 2020 - 11:55 AM

The government's coronavirus task force says the Department of Health will also facilitate the emergency hiring of health workers to assist in caring for the increasing number of coronavirus patients

FRONT LINES. Medical workers take a moment to perform a solidarity clap for their fellow frontliners outside the doors of Santa Ana Hospital in Manila on April 9, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOH sends experts to Middle East to check OFWs' MERS status

May 26, 2014 - 1:01 PM

The department is requesting recruitment agencies to check on their deployed health workers in the Middle East at least once a week