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Saudi imposes new exam for foreign nurses

By Mayen Jaymalin Fewer Filipino nurses are likely to get employed in Saudi Arabia in the coming months with the government there imposing stricter requirement for the hiring of foreign workers.

Pinoy nurses can register online for UAE employment exams

Filipino nurses can now apply for work at the United Arab Emirates online, as a shortage of nurses there has prompted it to set up an online recruitment system for such caregivers.

Filipino cleaning workers forced to work as nurses

By Ben Garcia – www.kuwaittimes.net KUWAIT: Attention Ministry of Health. In September 2008, a Kuwaiti company hired about 30 Filipinos from Manila to work as cleaners, but ten of them (females) were disposed to some private clinics and hospitals and homes to work as assistant nurses.

Sacked Filipino nurses still hope to be rehired

By Ramona Ruiz Dozens of Filipino nurses are still hoping to be rehired by Al Mafraq Hospital after it refused to renew their contracts last year.

Saudi Arabia needs 1,000 female nurses in government hospitals

By Mayen Jaymalin – phlistar.com More jobs overseas await Filipino nurses and other professional workers, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reported recently.

Pinay nurse is first case of A(H1N1) in KSA

By Joseph Holandes Ubalde – GMANews.TV A Filipina nurse who had just returned from a vacation in the Philippines is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) first confirmed case of the deadly A(H1N1) virus.

Pinoy nurses praised for free medical services

By Florante Catanus The Embassy of Sudan lauded 20 Filipino nurses who conducted a medical mission for the Sudanese community in Eastern Saudi Arabia.

Sacked nurses take case to court

More than 200 expatriate nurses who say they were unfairly dismissed from Al Mafraq Hospital are having their cases heard by the Court of Appeals.

Emergency on the wards

Well-trained and motivated nursing workforce is a key component in quality healthcare, but in much of the Middle East nurses are a transient workforce in short supply. In the first of a two-part series, Jo Hartley investigates the future of nurse recruitment and the moves to attract local talent.

KSA to recruit Filipina nurses from Lanao Norte

ICC Iligan City — Here’s some good news for the female Muslim Filipino nurses in Lanao del Norte! The Ministry of Health of the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MOH-KSA) is in urgent need of 2,000 female Muslim Filipino nurses for immediate deployment to the holy cities of Mecca and Read more »