By Jeff Vasquez, RN, MN/sunstar.com.ph Every nurse from the Philippines is now furious over Rep. Cynthia Villar’s statement on the nursing profession. In a one minute question and answer portion, she was asked to react on her role on the failure to close questionable nursing schools which even led to Read more »
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By Jarius Bondoc About 230,000 nurses are jobless. They had taken four-year college courses and licensure tests, in the hope of landing stable work abroad. Alas, the greener pastures did not materialize. First the US, Australia and Japan foreign-worker quotas quickly were filled up.
There are signs that the global financial crisis is affecting our biggest dollar earner, the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). By Bernardo V. Lopez – www.bworldonline.com Remittances have tapered recently, and the number of migrants leaving for new jobs has also somewhat gone down. These are but omens of more serious Read more »
RAYMOND PALATINO President, Kabataan Partylist (via email) This refers to the news article “‘Practical nursing’ course opposed.” According to the report, the Philippine Nurses Association is opposed to the “Practical Nurses” course introduced by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd). The nursing group wants the new program scrapped because “it Read more »