2 weeks ‘Lift overseas deployment ban vs. nurses’, gov’t urged MB
The Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) urged the government to lift the deployment ban for healthcare workers. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) The PNA said that the government should lift the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Governing Board Resolution No. 09-2020 that orders the temporary suspension of overseas deployment of the country’s healthcare workers amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “If the government cannot give what is due [to] the nurses, then their moral choice to work abroad should not be attacked. The foundation of social contract between the people and the government must never be violated,” the organization said ... more