The visiting professors contribute in many different ways. On the research side, many have been involved in organising international conferences. They have established new collaborative projects and have written academic articles together with researchers at the recipient school. Visiting professors have also contributed to both teaching and supervision of doctoral students, and also to designing courses, and teaching at the master’s level.
Strengthening the international profile and competitiveness by increasing the proportion of international researchers among Filipino nurses, and to build deeper relationships with a number of reputable nursing schools in the Philippines.