DOH PARTNERS WITH CHED IN UPSKILLING OF CLINICAL CARE ASSOCIATES
THE Department of Health and the Commission on Higher Education signed an agreement on the upskilling of clinical care associates.
Under the partnership agreement, 55 hospitals and 19 nursing schools will collaborate to implement the Clinical Care Associates Upskilling Program.
The program hopes to address the shortage of nurses.
Health Undersecretary Kenneth Ronquillo signed the Memorandum of Understanding in behalf of the DOH.
President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., Commission on Higher Education Commissioner Prospero de Vera III and representatives from the private sector witnessed the signing of the memorandum.
“Through this program, the DOH, in collaboration with CHED and private partners, aims to address the shortage of nurses in the country, aligned with one of the Department’s 8-Point Action Agenda,” the department said.