August 6, 2017

Last June 17, Vintage Health Resources and Abba Personnel Services, Inc. held a 2-hour event in Astoria Plaza, Ortigas exclusively for registered nurses in the Philippines, called Fast Track To U.S.A. During the orientation, VHR and Abba received a number of questions...

January 13, 2017

The number of Filipino RN's taking the NCLEX had been the same in the last three years, settling down at about 4,000 takers per year. There were 4,580 takers in 2014, 4,034 in 2013, and 3,673 in 2012.

Passing the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) is a prere...

July 5, 2016

There had been 556,702 Registered Nurses in the Philippines in the last 18 years , from April 1996 to May 2014. That's the number of passers in the country's nursing board exams , officially called the Nurse Licensure Exams (NLE) .

There were a total of 1,311,708 exam t...

March 5, 2016

Yes, nowadays, hiring PT's or OT's (when we say PTs in this article, we also mean Occupational Therapists) for the U.S., and for that matter, other countries, is 20 times more difficult than hiring Filipino nurses. There are 3 major reasons why this is so:

1.  There are...

June 13, 2015

The NLE (Nurse Licensure Exams), of May 2015 has earned two distinctive records: it's the exam month with the fewest number of takers in the last 11 years, and the exam month with the second highest passing rate since December 2004. Passing rate is the number of passer...

January 16, 2015

If you take all the NLE (Nurse Licensure Exams) data from 2000 to 2008 (click here for data), you will find out that there had been 224,977 registered nurses for that 8 year-period.  Where have these RN's all gone?

They couldn't have been all employed by the Philip...

December 13, 2014

The results are out for the country's board exam for nurses, and it looks like the exams has one of the highest passing rates in many years. Officially known as NLE (Nurse Licensure Examination), the November 2014 exams had 15,292 passers, out of 26,690 takes, or a pas...

June 6, 2014

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that there were 11, 255 passers in the most recently held Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) conducted in 11 cities around the country in May 2014.

There were 29,188 takers in that last Nursing board exams, which mea...

February 16, 2014

Abba received it POEA's "Award of Excellence" in ceremonies held in Malacanang on February 10. President Aquino conferred the awards on several recruitment agencies, sea-based and land based, in the presence of diplomatic and other government officials.

Abba was represe...

January 4, 2014

The Philippines' RN (registered nurses) still comprise the biggest number of NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) takers among nurses educated outside of the U.S.

For the first 9 months of 2013, there were 2,952 Filipinos who took the exams, out of a total of...

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