Policymakers in rich countries drive the health migration crisis
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Pond, B. & McPake, B. (2006) Policymakers in rich countries drive the health migration crisis, id21 Health, , , ,
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?