‘Very low prospects’ for Pinoy nurses in Europe - POEA

Jerrie M. Abella, GMA News, August 1, 2010 The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has said job opportunities for Filipino nurses in Switzerland, Denmark and other European countries remain to be "minimal." The POEA issued the clarification that only a few nursing jobs are available in the region, following announcement from some groups that jobs for health professionals abound in Europe. “Most countries in the European Union (EU) prioritize its citizens over foreigners looking for work in their respective countries," POEA administrator Jennifer Manalili said in a statement posted on the agency’s website last week. ... Very