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DOH NDP 2017 Application updates

The Department of Health (DOH) will once again hire nurses under the Nurse Deployment Project (NDP) in the calendar year 2017. Check out the updates on submission of applications, schedule of qualifying exam and list of successful examinees below.

NDP is part of health department’s thrusts under the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Deployment Program, which deploys healthcare personnel to grassroots communities around the country.

The program also includes Universal Health Implementers, Dentist Deployment Project (DDP), Rural Health Midwives Placement Program (RHMPP), Medical Technologists Deployment Project (MTDP), and Public Health Associates Deployment Project (PHADP).

Senator Ralph Recto earlier revealed that DOH will hire fewer nurses for next year deployment compared to this year. Only 9,349 nurses will be hired for next year from 15,727 this 2016, or a drop of 6,368.

This maybe due to second round of salary increases under the Salary Standardization Law IV that will be implemented next year, according to Recto. DOH had to cut personnel to provide budget space for the increase.

This year, NDP nurses receive P26,878 monthly salary.

NDP 2017 Updates by Region

Please keep on checking back on this post for updates on your respective regions. It is also advisable that you contact your DOH Regional Office for information as some don’t make it available online.

  • Region 1 –
  • Region 2 –
  • Region 3 –
  • Region 4A –
  • Region 4B –
  • Region 5 –
  • Region 6 – Online Application from Oct 29 to Nov 3.
  • Region 7 –
  • Region 8 –
  • Region 9 – Submission of Application from Sep 18 to Oct 24; Qualifying Exam on November 12.
  • Region 10 –
  • Region 11 –
  • Region 12 –
  • Region 13 – Deadline of Application on November 10.
  • NCR –
  • CAR –
  • ARMM –

DOH Undersecretary Roger Tong-An also revealed earlier that the agency has a plan to regularize NDP nurses in the future. They are looking to implement it within the next 3 years.

“Regular positions will be implemented soon for Nurse Deployment Program. It is difficult to secure plantilla positions, but regularization is a step,” said Tong-An during the PNA National Convention 2016.

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26 thoughts on “DOH NDP 2017 Application updates

  1. Im a midwife and currently here taiwan is there any Job for midwives sir / Madam i missed My profession already.

  2. Good day. I am expressing my interest to apply. Kindly give me the details on how to apply. I am residing here in Sta Rosa City Laguna.Thank you

  3. Good day! Please im interested to apply..how and what are the requirements needed and when is the schedule for region 4A from gen.trias, Cavite. Please Do a reply..thank u so much..god bless!

  4. Good day! I am expressing my interest to apply. Kindly tell me how and where can I submit my application paper? I am still in Saudi Arabia waiting for my end service benifits, and home resident is in Zamboanga City. Thank you.

  5. Good day. I am expressing my interest to apply. Kindly give me the details on how to apply. I am residing here in San Pablo City, Laguna. Thank you God Bless..

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