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PH: 56k salary for public physicians pushed
 

PH: 56k salary for public physicians pushed

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To stop government doctors from leaving the Philippines, senators are determined to raise their salaries and provide them with benefits that will entice them to practice their profession locally.
 
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17 Feb 2017 - General
 
Mark Edmon Tan I share the same sentiments. Even if I do not work in a government hospital, I think that doctors in the Philippines are not fairly compensated for the services that they provide. This goes for all levels of doctors, even those who are already consultants. I hope that this bill gets approved to somehow increase the salary of doctors. However, if this continues, I will not be surprised if doctors wi...
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The present population in the Philippines have reached 102 million over the last year and there is a total number of less than 200,000 licensed physicians, some of which have already passed on and some have left the country which leaves the patient-doctor ratio in the Philippines to be an estimated 10,000:1. As a doctor in a public hospital, just imagine the number of patients we encounter on a daily basis. I still think that a 56k salary does not suffice. My cousin is a doctor in the United Sta...
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