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PH doctors working as nurses abroad

PH doctors working as nurses abroad

Even before, doctors are one of the looked upon professions in the healthcare industry. Having to study to become a doctor may require much of a person’s time and effort but the result would be truly rewarding. Thus, many have dreamt of becoming a doctor one day. Sadly, Executive Director of the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Dr. Fernando Sanchez said a few years ago, “The once popular profession of medicine has lost its glitter.” Many doctors … Read entire article »

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Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

Philippines, Saudi Arabia to negotiate over stranded OFWs

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines said Saturday it would within days send government missions to Saudi Arabia to help thousands of jobless Filipinos left stranded across the kingdom after the plunge in oil prices. The first batch of officials would fly to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday “to provide immediate humanitarian, legal, and other consular assistance to the overseas Filipino workers stranded … Read entire article »

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

Duterte wants OFWs in Saudi repatriated

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the repatriation of stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were affected by the financial crisis in Saudi Arabia. Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said Duterte issued the directive during a Cabinet meeting last Monday in Malacañan. “The president wants to repatriate the stranded workers. He said they should be given assistance immediately,” Panelo … Read entire article »

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ADDRESS: Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Site D3 Collector Road C Diplomatic Quarter P.O. Box 94366 11693 Riyadh Saudi Arabia TELEPHONE: (+966) 11 482-3559 (+966) 11 480-1918 FAX: (+966) 11 488-3945 EMAIL: rype@riyadhpe.com consular@philembassy-riyadh.org WEBSITE: riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph OFFICE HOURS: HEAD OF MISSION Mr Ezzedin H. Tago, Ambassador Philippines in Saudi Arabia: In addition to the embassy in Riyadh, the Philippines also has a consulate general in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia in the Philippines: Saudi Arabia maintains an embassy in Manila. The Philippine embassy … Read entire article »

Royal Order: Weekend is on Saturday and Friday

Royal Order: Weekend is on Saturday and Friday

Source: http://www.alriyadh.com The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued today a royal order saying that the official working days will be from Sunday to Thursday and the weekly holiday on Friday and Saturday. The royal order said that the decision was taken based on what the requirement of the public interest , … Read entire article »

How to Obtain a Saudi Police Clearance

How to Obtain a Saudi Police Clearance

According to the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, all OFWs in Saudi should get a police clearance before their departure from the country. “The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates its advice to Filipinos who think they may need a police clearance in the future to secure a Saudi Police Clearance before final exit or departure from the Kingdom. The police clearance … Read entire article »

Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

Physician Licensure Exam Results 2012: Topnotchers and List of Physician Board Exam Passers

The Physician Licensure Exam Results of the February 2012 Physician Board Examinations was announced by the Philippines‘ Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday, March 1, 2012. Reports say that 520 out of 990 examinees passed the Physician Licensure Exam held in the cities ofManila and Cebu. The top examinee in the 2012 Physician Exam isRonald Resuma Ceriales of Our Lady of FatimaUniversity in Valenzuela City. Ceriales garnered a score of 88.50 percent rating. Jon Karl Delgado Velasco of Cebu Institute of Medicine (85.92 percent) and Miguel Rafael David … Read entire article »

~ Never Judge Anyone ~

~ Never Judge Anyone ~

A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being call…ed in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call ASAP, changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He found the boy’s father going and coming in the hall waiting for the doctor. Once seeing him, the dad yelled: “Why did you take all this time to come? Don’t you … Read entire article »

PRC: 22,760 pass nursing exam

PRC: 22,760 pass nursing exam

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 22,760 out of 67,095 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing last December 2011.  PRC said the examination were held in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga . The members … Read entire article »

My patient threw a crumpled prescription at me.

My patient threw a crumpled prescription at me.

I never thought embarrassment and humiliation happened here in Saudi Arabia, or could be as demeaning as this one incident during my 12 years of experience as a doctor.  It happened during one of my tours of duty about 4 months ago in the emergency room with a male patient. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has 2 days, Thursday and Friday, … Read entire article »

Please, break my hand doctor!

Please, break my hand doctor!

  It was a quiet afternoon, when there were only few patients visiting the emergency room where I was assigned. Another patient came in with a recognizable brown envelope with an x-ray film in it. He wanted to speak to me in private, so I asked my sister, the assisting nurse on duty, to leave for a while. I assumed he was … Read entire article »

Eid Mubarak. May your religious holiday be blessed.

Eid Mubarak. May your religious holiday be blessed.

Eid Mubarak to all readers! It literally means a “Blessed Festival”and can be paraphrased as “May your religious holiday be blessed.” It’s a way of saying “Happy Eid” at the time of the Islamic Eid holidays. It is a phrase of greetings that is said among Muslims to congratulate each other on holidays. The appropriate answer when someone greets you … Read entire article »

What to leave out of your resume

What to leave out of your resume

By MensXP.com There’s a lot one is supposed to put on their resume, but have you remembered to pay attention to what should be removed? Detail If you have experience, your resume should show it. After all, your resume is the professional you – your life, experiences – everything that makes you a better candidates. And that doesn’t mean you scrimp on the print … Read entire article »