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Nurses’ group: Abolishing exams perilous to health

The Filipino Nurses United yesterday opposed the proposed abolition of licensure examination for nurses, citing the commercialization of nursing education in the country......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 11th, 2021

Nurses groups reject proposal to abolish board exams

The Filipino Nurses United stressed that abolishing the licensure examination for nurses is “perilous for people’s health especially at this time of pandemic.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Bello plan to scrap board exams bucked

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said the proposal of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to scrap licensure exams for nurses and other professionals needs further study......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Nurses union renews call for mass hiring, adequate protection as Philippines grapples with COVID-19 surge

The group also called for the mass hiring of health workers and demanded the government to provide them decent salaries, benefits and job security to ensure retention and continuity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

ECQ more suffering than solution for health workers, public — nurses group

In a statement, the Filipino Nurses United said placing the capital region, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite and Laguna under the so-called “NCR Plus” bubble is “not a solution” to contain the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

Nurses’ group welcomes move allowing more health workers to work abroad

The Filipino Nurses United (FNU) on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the government to allow more health workers to work abroad, stating the country has enough to fill its needed workforce. This came after President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday night that all health workers with perfected contracts as of Aug. 31 may now be […] The post Nurses’ group welcomes move allowing more health workers to work abroad appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

DOH maglalabas ng alituntunin sa vaxx booster para sa edad 12-17

MANILA, Philippines- Nakatakdang ilabas ng Department of Health (DOH) ang guidelines para sa pagbibigay ng COVID-19 booster shot para sa mga edad 12 hanggang 17, sinabi ni Health Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje. Ayon kay Cabotaje, ang Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) ay magsusumite ng rekomendasyon para sa booster shot sa nasabing age group. “For the 12 […] The post DOH maglalabas ng alituntunin sa vaxx booster para sa edad 12-17 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 18th, 2022

Morocco elected to WHO Executive Board for 2022-2025

RABAT-The Kingdom of Morocco was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the period 2022-2025, representing the group of Eastern Mediterranean States (EMR), during the 75th World Health Assembly held in Geneva from May 22 to 28, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

PH Resorts losses widen to P175.6 million in H1

Dennis Uy’s listed hospitality and gaming company PH Resorts Group Holdings Inc. continue to report losses, battered by the negative impact of the global health pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Arjo at Feelmaking Productions walang nilabag na health protocol; puwede nang bumalik ng Baguio para sa pelikula

Walang nilabag na health protocol si Arjo Atayde na nag-positibo sa COVID-19. Ito ay base sa paliwanag ng attending physician niyang si Dr. Claudette Guzman Mangahas, taliwas sa naunang pahayag ni Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong sa Regional News Group-Luzon nitong Agosto 17. Matatandaang binanggit pa ni Mayor Magalong na umalis si Arjo at iniwan […] The post Arjo at Feelmaking Productions walang nilabag na health protocol; puwede nang bumalik ng Baguio para sa pelikula appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

PRC gets Pfizer, Sinovac

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Friday announced that it has received around 30,000 Pfizer and Sinovac vaccines to augment the humanitarian group’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, which is now being expanded outside Metro Manila through the deployment of its Bakuna Bus in Calabarzon. PRC Health Services Manager Mark Abrigo said that Pfizer vaccines are stored […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

3.7M seniors fully vaxxed but still short of target

Almost half of the elderly  population in the country have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, four months after vaccination of this priority group began, the Department of Health said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Tender loving care for health care workers

Yet, our HCWs belong to the A-1 priority group who got inoculated since the first delivery this year of the anti-COVID vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

DOH: Seniors, immunocompromised persons can bring one household member for vaccination

MANILA, Philippines — Senior citizens and select persons with comorbidities can now bring one household member along with them to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the national government has allowed what the DOH calls the “A2 priority group plus one” and “A3 plus […] The post DOH: Seniors, immunocompromised persons can bring one household member for vaccination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Hospitals group: Over P86 billion in claims not received from PhilHealth

Hospitals in the country have not received over P86 billion in claims from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. from January 2020 to June 30 this year, the Philippine Hospital Association told a House inquiry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Nurses resign en masse, says group, over unpaid benefits

Some 40 percent of private hospital nurses have already resigned from their jobs as discontent grows over the non-payment of promised government benefits, including hazard pay for working with COVID-19 patients, the president of the Philippine Nurses Association said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Pregnant women now part of jab priority group

Pregnant women are now part of the priority group for vaccination against COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday as it opted to expand the immunization coverage upon the recommendation of experts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Rama addresses nurse shortage issues

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has directed City Health Department office-in-charge Jeffrey Ibones to look into available nurses of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to augment other hospitals that lack medical personnel. Rama made the directive after pictures of patients with oxygen tanks outside a private hospital in […] The post Rama addresses nurse shortage issues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Capitol pledges P10k incentives for DOH-hired nurses

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More cash incentives will be given to nurses hired by the regional health office, and those who will be attending to COVID-19 patients needing hospital care in Cebu. The Capitol pledged to give an additional monthly allowance of P10,000 to nurses that the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) recruited […] The post Capitol pledges P10k incentives for DOH-hired nurses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Circuit breaker

There is a marked increase in COVID transmission in Metro Manila, but it cannot be described yet as a surge, according to health officials. And without a surge, the officials see no need for a two-week “hard lockdown” that the OCTA Research Group is suggesting to nip in the bud the spread of the more virulent Delta variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

No walk-ins allowed in Cebu City Vax centers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is appealing to the public not to go to the vaccination center when they have not received a schedule yet. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, CHD head, said that the public had been flocking to the vaccine sites where the first dose for the A4 priority group […] The post No walk-ins allowed in Cebu City Vax centers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021