SOUTH AFRICA: Doctor brain drain continues

Popular Press

Aug 30, 2009

"The medical brain drain that had stripped South Africa of efficiency in running its public hospitals is continuing. The country is losing 17% of its qualifying doctors every year and, in the four years since 2005, nearly 1,000 new doctors did not register to work , according to government figures."

Author
Munyaradzi Makoni

Region
Southern Africa

Country
South Africa

Topic
Retention

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