How Filipino Nurses can work in Japan?
June 16, 2009 2:54am CST
The details of how Filipino nurses and caregivers who graduated from the Philippine school can work in Japan will be the subject of a memorandum of understand (MOU) that the Philippines and Japan are scheduled to so sign. In statement, the Japanese embassy here said th MOU is on school courses under Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) on the Movement of natural Persons. The MOU focuses on two to four year school courses for caregiver candidates. All candidates will enroll in a caregiver school in Japan and will be qualified as certified care worker upon completion of the course. After the signing both the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (Jicwels) anf the Commission on Higher Education (ChEd) will start preparations for sending and recieving Filipino candidates. JPEPA itself has been effective since December 11, 2008. Takashi Tsunoda, managing director of Jiwels, a public organization related to the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare and Chairman Emmanuel Angeles of the CHEd are the signatories for the MOU.