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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2008-02-18
  • Title
    Intent to Migrate Among Nursing Students in Uganda: Measures of the Brain Drain in the Next Generation of Health Professionals
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Human Resources for Health
  • Year
    2008
  • Author
    Nguyen L, Ropers S, Nderitu E, Zuyderduin A, Luboga S and Hagopian A
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors]Background There is significant concern about the worldwide migration of nursing professionals from low-income countries to rich ones, as nurses are lured to fill the large number of vacancies in upper-income countries. This study explores the views of nursing students in Uganda to assess their views on practice options and their intentions to migrate.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    international migration
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