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  • Date
    2006-11-24
  • Title
    The Financial Losses from the Migration of Nurses from Malawi
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    BMC Nursing
  • Year
    2006
  • Author
    Muula AS, Panulo B Jr and Maseko FC
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors]Background: The migration of health professionals trained in Africa to developed nations has compromised health systems in the African region. The financial losses from the investment in training due to the migration from the developing nations are hardly known. Conclusion: Developing countries are losing significant amounts of money through lost investment of health care professionals who emigrate. There is need to quantify the amount of remittances that developing nations get in return from those who migrate.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    international migration; nurses; nurse
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