Doctors as migratory laborers

African Journal

Volume 96 No 3 Mar 01, 2006

"Internal migration from the public to the private sector and from rural to urban areas was reported, with suffering of the disadvantaged as a result of shortage of health professionals. Large proportions of health professionals are thinking of emigrating to other countries (not surprisingly, Zimbabwe has the dubious distinction of leading this statistic). The reasons cited for migration were economic factors, institutional factors..."

Author
Van Neikerk, JP

Region
Southern Africa

Country
South Africa

Topic
Other
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