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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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Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

Trillanes proposes P73K monthly salary for gov’t doctors

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday pushed for the increase in salary and additional incentives of government physicians to prevent them from seeking work abroad. Trillanes filed Senate Bill No. 526, which seeks to increase the salary of government physicians, Medical Officer I, currently at Salary Grade 16 or equivalent to P28,417. “There has been continuous exodus of Filipino physicians abroad to seek better paying jobs. Some even gave up their license to become nurses abroad. This … Read entire article »

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List of Passers: March 2016 Physician board exam results

List of Passers: March 2016 Physician board exam results

PRC on Wednesday, March 16, announced that that 483 out of 1,044 passed the Physician Licensure Examination. The physician board exam also known as medical board exam was conducted on March 6, 7, 13 and 14 in the cities of Manila, Baguio and Cebu. The members of the Board of Medicine who gave the exams are Dr. Miguel L. Noche Jr., Chairman; Dr. Edgardo T. Fernando, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Eleanor J. Galvez, Dr. Ma. Graciela … Read entire article »

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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 is one of 199 foreign representations in Saudi Arabia, and one of 111 foreign representations … Read entire article »

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IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks

IBAN of Philippine Banks International Bank Account Number or IBAN is an identifier commonly used by European banks to lessen the risk of transmitting transcription errors when transferring money from one bank to another bank. Philippine banks have no IBAN because it is not an European bank, instead Philippine banks use SWIFT code. SWIFT means Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Again, Philippine banks have no IBAN! General IBAN Information What is an IBAN? IBAN stands for International Bank Account … Read entire article »

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Why Is There So Much Hate Inside Us?

Why Is There So Much Hate Inside Us?

by: Abdullah Al-Mutairi • Al-Watan In the shop next to my house, there is a home delivery service which is run by an Indian. He is a good man, hardworking and devoted to his job. I talk to him whenever he delivers something to my house and he talks to me about the time he spent working in Abu Dhabi and of his dream to live in London. Last week I asked him to deliver a newspaper … Read entire article »

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Stop Crying or I’ll Cry Too!

Stop Crying or I’ll Cry Too!

I nearly cried this morning when one of my male patients bursted into tears in front of me. I saw him only yesterday and for some reason he was back again this time with a new complaint.  Because I needed an interpreter in order to know his complaint, it was possible i missed something in the history. However as I pay particular attention to extracting a good history, I was somewhat exasperated when what he complained … Read entire article »

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Hospital not giving salary for 5 months.

Hospital not giving salary for 5 months.

Filipino doctors and nurses working in one of the hospitals in Jubail KSA are now despairing because salary have not yet been given for the past three months. This is also true for Doctors of other nationalities who have no salary for 4-5 months. Employees of the said hospital are complaining of poor management. In one year not even one staff meeting had been called. The General Manager is rarely seen and when he is in, … Read entire article »

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OFW(s) ruling the Kingdom…!!

OFW(s) ruling the Kingdom…!!

Philippine is the 12th largest population with total of 92 million people scattered in 7107 islands in Western Pacific Ocean. The skills, commitment and hard work of its citizens are highly respected as overseas migrant workers around the world. OFW is Overseas Filipino Worker; this term was first introduced under Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos ACT of 1995 to protect the rights of million Filipinos working abroad. This ACT … Read entire article »

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Filipinos in Saudi Arabia

Filipinos in Saudi Arabia

Filipinos in Saudi Arabia are either migrants or descendants of the Philippines living in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is currently the largest hirer of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), and has the largest Filipino population in the Middle East. Filipinos make up the fourth-largest group of foreigners in Saudi Arabia, and are the second-largest source of remittances to the Philippines. MIGRATION HISTORY Filipinos first arrived in Saudi Arabia in 1973, when a group of Filipino engineers migrated to … Read entire article »

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