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US bill changes visa requirements for foreign nurses

After the United States House of Representatives passed a bill that modifies the requirements for non-immigrant nurses, these health care professionals may soon change employers even while their new visa is still in process.

Pinoy prof in US develops anti-malaria vaccine

By Jerrie M. Abella – A Filipino professor in the US has developed a “robust” vaccine against malaria.


By Joseph Pimentel – After working as a traveling nurse for the past five years, Alino, a registered nurse at John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, said there were Filipino nurses in every hospital she was assigned in. From the Houston medical center in Texas, the University of Arizona in Arizona, Read more »

Pinoy doctor on top of the world

By ELISEO B. SERINA, M.D. – My dream of climbing Mount Everest was about as far-fetched as any dream can get. I’m 68 years old with an irregular heart, gout, lens implants in both eyes, and unable to hear in one ear. I have no experience whatsoever in mountain climbing Read more »