Covid-19

Filipina nurse gets Queen’s birthday award for her services during Covid-19

Minerva Pascual Klepacz, matron in the Eye Unit and BAME lead at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for her services to nursing during the pandemic. She is the only Filipino to receive an award for

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