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Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

National Sep 18, 2018

Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

The number of foreign students enrolling in nursing care schools has nearly doubled this academic year amid a labor shortage in the heath care sector, according to the Japan Association of Training Institutions for Certified Care Workers. The rise in the number of foreign students ...

National Jul 28, 2014

590 Filipinas not covered by FTA came to Japan to work as caregivers

About 590 Filipino women have come to Japan to work in the nursing care industry but are in dire financial straits and ineligible for public support under the Japan-Philippines economic partnership agreement. These people do not receive public assistance in Japan for their language studies ...