The 2 Philippine Abroad Labor Places of work (POLOs) along with the 2 Abroad Staff Welfare Administration (OWWA) workplaces in Abu Dhabi and Dubai have just lately acknowledged 14 Filipino nurses as a part of the Worldwide Girls’s Month and in step with Manila’s Division of Labour and Employment (DoLE) girls empowerment programme.

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The popularity ceremony got here by means of the “Marilag Awards” in collaboration with the Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Consulate Basic. The ceremony was finished in partnership with the Abu Dhabi and Dubai and the Northern Emirates chapters of the Filipino Nurses Affiliation within the Emirates (FNAE).

POLO, OWWA Recognizes 14 Dedicated Filipino Nurses in UAE
Credit: Philippine Embassy in UAE

14 Devoted Filipino Nurses in UAE Acknowledged by POLO, OWWA

The “Marilag (Tagalog for stunning, splendid and sumptuous) Awards” is an annual prestigious recognition given out since 2019 by the DoLE and OWWA “to returning Filipina migrant employees with extraordinary work, sacrifices, dedication and advocacy to the group they belong,” the Gulf Immediately reported.

On Saturday, Labour Attache Felicitas Bay shared that the 2021 version below the theme “Juana, Laban sa Pandemya, Kaya!” (“Jane, Decided Towards the Pandemic!”) was harking to those girls “who’ve contributed considerably and made an influence throughout the time of the pandemic.”

The labour attache additionally mentioned that the rules for the choice course of and the nominations have been made by the nurses themselves by the FNAE-UAE Chapters are the essential position mixed with important modifications that they had launched, engagement in numerous actions that encourage people, and have change into “brokers of change throughout the pandemic.”

A easy ceremony held on the Sentro Rizal witnessed the conferment of the ‘Marilag Award’ to nurse Joan Asejo Florendo, who shared her insights and experiences that she encountered throughout the peak of the pandemic within the UAE.

For his half, Consul Basic for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Paul Raymund Cortes on Saturday mentioned: “The six finalists have been recognised for his or her dedication and dedication to their career and to humanity because it grapples by the worst of our historical past. That they’ve risen past the challenges and constraints of the pandemic displays the very best of girls, the very best {of professional} nurses, and the very best of humanity. They’re exemplars of what a real human being have to be.”

The OWWA ‘Marilag Awards’ have fun the contributions of Filipina OFWs who’ve created an influence inside their respective communities and spotlight how they engaged in numerous actions to empower others, most particularly throughout the time of the pandemic.

In the course of the awarding ceremony, the efforts of seven extra people: Ms. Ma. Victoria Domingo, Ms. Divina Digap, Ms. Maricel Villanueva, Ms. Mary Grace Companero, Ms. Felyn Espina, Ms. Amna Beloria, and Ms. Lorraine Alvarez who have been nominated by the Filipino Nurses Affiliation within the UAE (FNAE) represented by Nurse Joel Hualde, have been additionally acknowledged.

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