Makati, Philippines - On January 18, 2023, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) had a meeting with the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Paraiso St., Dasmarinas Village, Makati City.
Attendees from the PRC include the PRC Chairperson, Hon. Charito A. Zamora and the PRC Commissioners, Hon. Jose Y. Cueto Jr. and Hon. Erwin M. Enad, along with the Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine Chairperson, Hon. Godofreda V. Dalmacion and Chief of the Qualification Recognition Division, Ms. Marie Cecille P. Fernando. Her Excellency, Folakemi I. Akinleye, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, also attended the said meeting.
The discussion includes the procedures and documentary requirements for the application to take the Physician Licensure Examination (PLE) and Philippine Nurses Licensure Examination (PNLE), and clarification on the establishment of reciprocity between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Philippines in terms of the practice of medicine and nursing in the country.
Through this meeting, the PRC hopes to further develop cooperation between the Commission and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.