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DOH, DMW discussing possible exchange programs with countries needing healthcare workers

EducationDOH, DMW discussing possible exchange programs with countries needing healthcare workers

The Department of Health (DOH) has started talks with the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) for possible exchange programs with countries who need healthcare workers.

The matter was discussed during Thursday’s meeting of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. with the healthcare cluster of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC), in which the Chief Executive reiterated the need to provide scholarships for nurses and other medical personnel.

“So in turn we are going to propose that if we can provide them with these numbers that they need, they [would] provide us also, for example, scholarships for a number of our healthcare workers here,” Vergeire said in a statement issued Friday.

Vergeire said the graduates have to stay in the Philippines for two years before they can be deployed abroad.

She said part of the DMW’s plans is to secure deals with the country’s bilateral partners or countries to provide funds for scholarships in the Philippines.

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