[National News] Aquino has signed RH bill, Palace confirms

Malacañang on Saturday confirmed that President Benigno Aquino III had signed into law the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012.On government-run dzRB radio, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte also admitted that the Palace deemed it best to hold the announcement because of the “sensitivity” of the issue.In a statement on Saturday, Valte said, […]

ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses (2012)

The ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses, most recently revised in 2012, is a guide for action based on social values and needs.The Code has served as the standard for nurses worldwide since it was first adopted in 1953. The Code is regularly reviewed and revised in response to the realities of nursing and health […]

[National News] Aquino signs sin tax reform bill into law

AFP News – Philippine President Benigno Aquino gives an address at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on October 15, 2012. Aquino on Wednesday signed into law a 2.005 trillion-peso ($49 billion) budget for 2013, vowing to use higher taxes on tobacco and alcohol to boost programmes to reduce poverty  less  (Update) The sin tax bill is now officially […]

[National News] Nursing group advances issues of youth and health care

IN 2009 nine young professionals got together to form the Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders and Advocates International Inc., (AYNLA) an organization which aims to advance the rights and welfare of nurses and other health professionals. Three years later, their number rose in thousands and the group became a major player in pushing for reforms […]

[National News] 50,183 Examinees set for December 2012 Nursing Licensure Exam

Manila, December 2012 – 50,183 examinees from various testing centers nationwide will try to hurdle the Nurse Licensure Examination set on December 16 – 17, 2012 to be given by the Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing. The Professional Regulation Commission advises the examinees to bring their notice of admission, two or more pencils (No.2), ballpens […]

AYNLA nominated to the WEGO Health Activist International Awards

The Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders and Advocates International, Inc. has been nominated for the ‘Best Ensemble Cast Award’ in this year’s WEGO Health Activist International Awards!  Please endorse AYNLA’s nomination by visiting our official website and by clicking “Endorse Me” button in the upper right side.  Cheers! http://www.aynla.org/

[National News] Doctors, nurses, midwives rally behind RH bill

(Source: ABS-CBNnews.com; Posted at 12/11/2012 1:40 PM | Updated as of 12/11/2012 1:40 PM) MANILA, Philippines – More than 100,000 doctors and nurses, and 167,000 midwives rallied behind the reproductive health (RH) bill by signing a manifesto that showed their commitment to protecting the lives of both mother and child. “While the Philippines seems to […]