Policymakers in rich countries drive the health migration crisis

Pond, Bob and McPake, Barbara (2006) Policymakers in rich countries drive the health migration crisis. id21 Health.

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Abstract

The shortage of human resources in developing countries has reached crisis point, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. One cause is increasing rates of migration by qualified doctors and nurses to higher-income countries. So what is driving this growing demand for health staff, and what are health labour market conditions like in the destination countries?

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > The Institute for Global Health and Development
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2009 14:06
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/377

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