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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2007-06-29
  • Title
    Migration of Nurses from Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Issues and Challenges
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Health Research and Educational Trust; Balckwell Synergy
  • Year
    2007
  • Author
    Dovlo D
  • Description
    [Excerpt from author] This paper was commissioned by AcademyHealth to ''identify and review reports, documents and data relating to nursing workforce dynamics'' in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with the objective of analyzing, synthesizing, and presenting key information on nurse migration in the region. It reviews trends and impact of nurse migration derived from previously published work by various groups including the Joint Learning Initiative on Human Resources for Health ( JLI), the WHO Africa Region (AFRO) report on Migration, International Council of Nurses (ICN) Global Nursing Review Initiative, and reports to the High Level Forum (HLF) on the millennium development goals(MDGs) on the human resources crisis.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    international migration
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