War versus exploitation of nurses

Leah Primativa G. Samaco-Paquiz, Unit 208, 385 GJ Building, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, Inquirer, July 23, 2011 We, in Ang Nars, strongly urge President Aquino, as he is about to give his second State of the Nation Address, to finally put a stop to the exploitative practices victimizing our nurses. Over 400,000 of our country’s registered nurses are exploited by many health care institutions. In the name of volunteerism and/or in the guise of training them (through non-accredited training programs), they are made to work with the full responsibilities of an employed staff nurse, without any form of compensation, benefits and employer protection. ... War