The Philippines will let 1000’s of its well being care staff, principally nurses, take up jobs in Britain and Germany if the 2 nations comply with donate coronavirus vaccines, a senior official stated on Tuesday.

Britain’s well being ministry stated it was not thinking about such a deal and its precedence was to make use of pictures domestically, however added it could share surplus vaccine internationally sooner or later.

The Philippines, which has amongst Asia’s highest variety of coronavirus cases, has relaxed a ban on deploying its well being care staff abroad, however nonetheless limits the variety of medical professionals leaving the nation to five,000 a yr.

Alice Visperas, director of the labor ministry’s worldwide affairs bureau, stated the Philippines was open to lifting the cap in alternate for vaccines from Britain and Germany, which it could use to inoculate outbound staff and lots of of 1000’s of Filipino repatriates.

Right here is the full story, by way of Marvin Vista.

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