1 week Go backs calls to lift deployment ban on nurses Manilatimes
SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday appealed for a calibrated lifting of a temporary suspension imposed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on the overseas deployment of nurses and other nursing personnel. Go, chairman of the Senate health and demography committee, argued that the move would benefit out-of-work nurses, many of whom had approved overseas employment contracts but were prevented from leaving the country due to the delayed release of their visas as a result of the office closures at the beginning of the nationwide lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Go renewed his call to the ... more