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Philippine Board of Nursing Nominees for 2012

PRC released the nominees for the Philippine Board of Nursing 2012. Here are the specialties and background information for the Future BON.

DOH Deploying More RN Heals Nurses to South Cotabato Remote Areas

The Department of Health (DOH) is set to deploy some 80 nurses to several remote and poor communities in South Cotabato this year as part of the third phase of the continuing Registered Nurses for Health Enhancement and Local Service or RNheals-3 project.

PUReHealth Awards Student Orientation Held

Manila, Philippines – Some 100 health and computer science students and faculty from different campuses in Luzon flocked to attend the Philippine Undergraduate Research on eHealth (PUReHealth) Awards Student Orientation held at the BSLR-East, University of the Philippines (UP) Manila College of Medicine last February11.

PRC, CHED Assures: Gov’t Addressing Concerns of Nursing Profession

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) assured that the government is doing its best to address the concerns presently hounding the nursing profession such as over-subscription and the over-supply of nurses resulting to un-employment or under-employment.

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Dengue

The Department of Science & Technology is looking into the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue hemorrhagic fever.

President Aquino to Allocate P294-million for More Nurses, Midwives

President Benigno S. Aquino III instructed Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to allocate 294 million pesos for the employment of qualified nurses and midwives that will be deployed to all municipalities, cities and health facilities throughout the country.

Filipino Nurses Needed in Japan! POEA Now Hiring Filipino Nurses & Caregivers for Japan

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in cooperation with the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) is now accepting applicants for the recruitment of the 4th batch of nurses and caregivers for Japan.Find out how you can apply for Japan.

DOH Orders Termination of ‘Nurse Volunteer Programs’

Department of Health Secretary Enrique T. ONA, issued memorandum 2011-0238 mandating to terminate all "Nurse Volunteer Programs", "Volunteer Training Programs for Nurses" and all similar or related programs, in all DOH-retained hospitals in the Philippines.

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