The Fragility of the Global Nurse Supply Chain


Daisy Doronila, one of the dozens of Filipino nurses working abroad who have lost their life during the pandemic.

Daisy Doronila, one of the dozens of Filipino nurses working abroad who have lost their life during the pandemic. COURTESY OF DENISE RENDOR


The Atlantic profiles how the pandemic has exposed how richer countries, including the United States, rely on health-care workers from poorer ones, such as the Philippines. You can read the entire article here.


“Without the immigrant population right now serving in health care, the majority of these health-care industries would probably collapse,” Leo-Felix Jurado, the chair of the Nursing Department at William Paterson University, in New Jersey, and executive director of the Philippine Nurses Association of America.”