Staffing up

Maree, Karin
October 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/13/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 41, p47
The article reports that despite various training efforts, homegrown medical professionals are still in short supply in the Middle East. The workforce remains disproportionately expatriate despite efforts of nationalizing health care, with 75 per cent of physicians and 79 per cent of nurses working in the region coming from abroad. The introduction of local physicians and pharmacologists has proved easier than training local nurses.


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