Kuwait Needs Filipino Nurses, Construction Workers

Construction of new hospitals in Kuwait usher the demand for more Filipino nurses to work in the country.

According to Elsa Villa, president of the Philippine Association of Service Exporters, Inc. (PASEI), Kuwait labor minister and a group of private corporations in the country told them that new hospitals are expected to be constructed in the country within the next few months.

Entry level salary for hired nurses is reportedly at US$900, Villa said in a report by GMA News.

Besides demand for nurses, workers in the construction sector are also needed as job orders will be issued soon.

“This is one area in Kuwait where there will be an increase in demand of medical workers but the private sector will be able to tell the requirements, mga nurses ito,” said Villa.