Shortage of Nurses In the Philippines


There`s a massive shortage of nurses in the Philippines, caused by emigration, and partly the Philippine government`s desire for remittances. It`s also, of course, caused by American hospitals` desire for cheap labor in the nursing department. [Philippines health care paralyzed by nurses exodus By George Nishiyama, Reuters, Feb 28, 2006]

UPDATE: The story also refers to emigration caused by “political instability”:see Steve Sailer, here, on what this may mean.