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The number of Overseas Filipino Nurses

Requested from POEA by Aileen Zaballero at 09:53 AM on May 06, 2019.
Purpose: (PhD Dissertation)The Pennsylvania State University in the Department of Learning Performance System
Date of Coverage: 01/05/2000 - 05/05/2019
Tracking no: #POEA-319380531905

Aileen 09:53 AM, May 06, 2019

Kamusta Po! I am conducting research about overseas Filipino nurses in the US and UAE and the rate of migration and rate of return to the Philippines. 
I am seeking datasets pertaining to Overseas Filipino Nurses:
>Filipino nurses going to each country (2000-2019)
>Filipino nurses RETURNING and from which country (2000-2019)
>Filipino nurses with multiple deployments (circular migration)
(demographics: gender, age, year completed BSN) 
If you have any questions I can be reached email at [Text Redacted]
Salamat Po!
-Aileen
May 6, 2019

Dear Aileen,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated May 06, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of Overseas Filipino Nurses.

>Filipino nurses going to each country (2000-2019)
>Filipino nurses RETURNING and from which country (2000-2019)
>Filipino nurses with multiple deployments (circular migration)
(demographics: gender, age, year completed BSN) 

Response to your request

We were able to determine that some of the  information you requested is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. The  POEA only monitors outbound OFWs and does not count returning OFWs (inbound) and OFWs with multiple deployments. Please see http://www.poea.gov.ph/ofwstat/ofwstat.html.
 
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Thank you.

Respectfully,
Nascel Gabito
FOI Officer

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