The group said that while existing Philippine laws recognize their vital role in providing health services to those in need, their present situation is quite the opposite.
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“The patients are increasing but the manpower is not. With this kind of set up, health workers, who are mostly overworked, are vulnerable to mistakes.”
At the Tondo General Hospital, one ward, which has up to 80 patients, has only three nurses on duty.