POEA warns nurses

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Saturday warned Filipino nurses seeking work abroad about fixers offering jobs in Germany.

The POEA earlier announced Germany was hiring 500 nurses from the Philippines.

ZAV, the agency authorized to recruit Filipino health professionals under German law, has the final say in the selection of candidates, the POEA said.

POEA chief Hans Leo Cacdac advised jobseekers to report fixers through tel. 7221144 or 7221155, or e-mail info@poea.gov.ph, or via facebook.com/

poea.official or twitter.com/poeaNews.—Tina G. Santos

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  • Porky idik idik

    500 nurses lang? It will be a big money making for the recruiter. It will go to the highest bidder.

  • opinyonlangpo

    Germany is big and got so many hospitals and clinics. Maybe most of them do not even know ZAV. Why monopolize the whole of Germany when their client only needs 500 nurses? Seems like greed is creeping in the nooks of POEA.


    Maraming German ang mag aasawa ng Pinay. Mababawasan ang sandamukal na chicks sa Pilipinas …… yeheyyyyyyyy ………

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