US in need of over 100,000 medical technologists

6/15/2021 11:30:00 AM

US in need of over 100,000 medical technologists

PIXABAY/ MANILA BULLETINPhilippine Labor Attaché Angela Librado Trinidad, in a DZMM Teleradyo interview, said there is a huge demand for medical technologists and medical professionals in the US due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Philippine Association of Medical Technologists and other health care organizations have also requested to relax the deployment cap on Filipino health workers.

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“May nagtatanong kung ano ba ang nangyayari na, at meron bang review on the latest cap of 5,000 annually (Someone is asking what is going on, and if there is a review on the latest cap of 5,000 annually), they are asking us and of course we are telling them that this is based on the IATF [Inter-Agency Task Force] resolutions, and also on the governing resolution of POEA [Philippine Overseas Employment Administration] at this point na meron talagang considerations sa pagtingin ng mas marami ang need sa Filipinos (There are really considerations in looking at the need for more Filipinos),” Librado-Trinidad told DZMM.

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