300 PH Nurses Leave to Work in Japan

More than 300 health workers from the Philippines left for Japan on Thursday, June 2, under a bilateral program that allows nurses and caregivers to prepare for and take the Japanese licensure exam for a chance to work there. The group of 60 nurses and 274 caregivers is the eighth batch of trainees deployed to Japan since the program, established under the 2006 Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement, began in 2009, report ABS-CBN News.