Delon Porcalla – The Philippine Star
November 13, 2023 | 12:00am
“There is a pressing need for an organized and contemporary approach to address the evolving challenges faced by the health care sector, particularly in light of the current times,” Quimbo stated in House Resolution 1436 she filed for the creation of a Joint Congressional Body.
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MANILA, Philippines — Due to the worsening brain drain, where the country has been continuously losing its health professionals to high-paying jobs overseas, it will take nearly a generation, or 25 years, before the government can achieve the ideal patient-doctor ratio for the population, according to a lawmaker.
Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo, senior vice chairperson of the appropriations commit