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Nursing exam topnotcher: ‘When you dream, dream big’

By Nestor Corrales via INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—A graduate of the New Era University who topped the 2013 nurse licensure examination is sharing this formula for success: “When you dream, dream big.” Kristine Joie Azarcon Danan, fulfilled this promise last Wednesday by topping the 2013 nurse licensure examinations, besting 35, Read more »

Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the US?

By Rodel Rodis/Inquirer.net – This was the question posed to me by a curious TV reporter on May 7, just three days after a stretch limousine traveling across the San Mateo Bridge carrying nine Filipino nurses to a bridal party suddenly burst into flames killing five of the occupants, Read more »

Filipino nurse hailed as role model in Obama’s State of the Union address

By Nimfa U. Rueda/Philippine Daily Inquirer – A Filipino nurse who led the rescue of hospitalized infants as superstorm Sandy battered New York last year was hailed by President Obama as a role model in his State of the Union Address Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) in Washington DC. “We should Read more »

Pinoy nurses seeking jobs in US declining

By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipino nurses seeking jobs in the United States dropped in the third quarter of the year, a lawmaker said yesterday. LPGMA party-list Rep. Arnel Ty said only 1,370 Filipino nurses indicated their desire to seek employment in Read more »

150,000 Pinoy nurses in Saudi may lose jobs

By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines – At least 150,000 Filipino nurses in Saudi Arabia might lose their jobs after the labor localization policy, known as Nitaqat, enters a new phase, according to a migrant workers’ rights group. Migrante-Middle East regional coordinator John Monterona said Saudi’s Ministry of Health (MoH) Read more »

UP Manila grad leads 37,513 passers of July 2011 nursing exam

A graduate of the University of the Philippines – Manila led 37,513 passers of the Nurse Licensure Examination held last July 2011, according to the results released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Saturday. Jomel Garcia Lapides got a rating of 88.40% Three institutions meanwhile saw all their Read more »