The ban will remain in place until the Philippines ends its state of emergency. FMTNews Covid19
The ban will remain in place until the Philippines ends its state of emergency.
MANILA: The Philippines has stopped doctors, nurses, medics and other healthcare workers from going abroad while it needs their skills to meet the threat of the coronavirus spreading at home, a foreign affairs official said.The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration issued the order on April 2, though it was only made public on Friday.
The aim is “to prioritise human resource allocation for the national health care system,” according to the resolution posted on Twitter by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Brigido Dulay.The ban will remain in place until the Philippines ends its state of emergency and countries that would hire the medical personnel lift their coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
As of Friday, the Philippines had recorded 4,195 cases of coronavirus, with 221 deaths.The government has also suspended negotiations for bilateral labour agreements covering government-to-government deployment of health workers.Clickfor our live update of the Covid-19 situation in Malaysia.
Read more: Free Malaysia Today
Chinese experts to exchange experiences on Covid-19: Health DGCORONAVIRUS | They will not be taking over local health services, says Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. First the chinese 'shared' their covid19. Then sells their expert. Good move by the ccp.
WHO urges virus unity after Trump attackGENEVA: The World Health Organization on Wednesday pleaded for global unity in fighting the coronavirus, following US President Donald Trump’s stinging attack on its handling of the pandemic. 放你娘的狗屁
US coronavirus deaths top 14,600, second highest in world behind ItalyCORONAVIRUS | US officials warned Americans to expect alarming numbers of coronavirus deaths this week. The Donald continues to deflect.Yet his ratings are high.
Covid-19: UFC scraps California event on tribal landLOS ANGELES: The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday scrapped controversial plans to stage a fight card later this month as the United States battles the coronavirus pandemic.
Overseas returnees in quarantine applaud gov't, happy with facilitiesCORONAVIRUS | Those who returned from travels and rescued from being stuck abroad during MCO, thankful for gov't efforts in helping them.
COMMENT | Wake-up, Health DG and do more coronavirus testsWake up pokemakini. Tq to wuhan for this mess Tudiaaaa Malaysiakini dan tajuk artikel kontroversi berpisah tiada... Please don't embarrass this in front of coronavirus. Those microscopic beings cooperate to support each other spreading disease across generations. Rather than wake up the DG doing 'dua kerja' to physically check patients & perform lab tests, better divide work and conquer.