A nurse holds a vial of blood at a testing centre in Manila. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Philippines stops health workers from leaving country

  • The nation only has six doctors for every 10,000 people, according to the WHO. Singapore’s ratio is almost 23 and Malaysia’s is 15.36
  • Thousands of Filipino medical practitioners work overseas, but they are now needed at home to reinforce an overwhelmed health care system
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A nurse holds a vial of blood at a testing centre in Manila. Photo: AFP
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