Posts Tagged healthcare workers

Healthcare workers with signed overseas contracts as of Aug. 31 may leave PH —Duterte

Marje Pelayo   •   September 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Healthcare professionals with completed or signed contracts abroad as of August 31, 2020 are now allowed to leave after President Rodrigo Duterte heeded calls to lift the...

Overseas deployment ban on healthcare workers remains — IATF

Marje Pelayo   •   August 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government has not lifted the temporary ban on overseas deployment of healthcare workers even after quarantine restrictions have been relaxed.  In a resolution issued by the...

Congress to tackle proposed creation of a Medical Reserve Corps

Marje Pelayo   •   August 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is set to discuss the possible creation of a medical reserve corps as a solution to the shortage of medical workers in the...

Duterte approves more benefits for healthcare workers, orders gov’t to hire 10K medical professionals

Marje Pelayo   •   August 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte approved on Sunday (August 2) the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to revert the National Capital Region and nearby areas to a...

Phl Orthopedic Center clarifies healthcare workers’ condition amid COVID-19

Maris Federez   •   July 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Orthopedic Center has clarified earlier reports that the hospital can no longer accommodate its own healthcare workers (HCW) who have contracted the novel coronavirus disease...

PH medical frontliners gradually coping with COVID-19 case management — DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   May 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The latest records of the Department of Health (DOH) has shown that the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recoveries in the country had tripled as compared to...

Belmonte urges hospitals to assure safety of health workers

Maris Federez   •   May 14, 2020

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Mayor Joy Belmonte appealed to all Metro Manila hospitals to exert more effort in protecting healthcare workers. The local chief executive’s move was prompted by the...

COVID-19 cases among healthcare workers in PH now at 1,859

Marje Pelayo   •   May 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection among healthcare workers in the Philippines is now at 1,859, according to the latest report of the Department of Health...

CSC extends service tenure of retiring healthcare workers

Marje Pelayo   •   May 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has extended the job tenure of retiring healthcare workers to suffice the need for medical workers amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic....

Duterte approves hiring of additional workers for FDA, DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is busy processing applications for licenses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test kits and all other products necessary in the country’s fight...

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