Covid-19

Repatriated OFWs resist pandemic’s stress through family bonds

Many Filipino construction workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs in even before the pandemic. Photo credit: Pixabay Thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been made redundant because of Covid-19. However, the all-enduring Filipino safety net during crises – the family – soldiered

Analysis: Understanding the data on Filipino healthcare staff deaths

Filipinos have been one of the communities worst-affected by Covid-19 in Britain. Those working in healthcare have been particularly vulnerable to contracting and dying from the virus. But understanding the data behind the deaths is not an easy task. This is what we know so far.

Dismay among Filipinos at UK government Covid-19 report

Filipino nurses and community leaders have expressed frustration at Public Health England’s report looking into the disparities in the risks and outcomes of Covid-19 among the British population. The report was released on the 2nd of June. The report confirms that people from Black and