Nigerian medical graduates: where are they now?

International Journal

Volume 365, Issue 9474, Pages 1893-1900 Jun 14, 2005

“There were 468 graduates: 152 in the 1995 class, 171 in the 1996 class, and 145 in the 1997 class. We were able to locate 416 (89%). The locations of 46 graduates were unknown and six were deceased…We found that, across all three classes, about 40% of medical graduates were currently living abroad (50% for female graduates). The foreign country with the highest number of graduates was the USA, followed by the UK and Ireland. These three countries received 33–38% of graduates across all three se

Author
Chikwe Ihekweazu
Enyinnaya Anosike
Ike Anya

Region
West Africa

Country
Nigeria

Topic
Retention

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