There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters
There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters

Philippines offers nurses in exchange for coronavirus vaccines from UK, Germany

  • Manila is open to lifting the cap on health care workers going overseas if it can get Covid-19 vaccines, but Britain said it is not interested in such a deal
  • Nurses are among the millions of Filipinos who work overseas, providing over US$30 billion a year in remittances vital to the country’s economy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters
There are about 30,000 Filipinos working for Britain’s National Health Service, but London said it did not need to trade vaccines for more nurses. Photo: Reuters
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