Global scramble for health workers

June 2006
Human Resources Magazine;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p21
The article reports that wealthy nations have accelerated the global scramble for skilled health professionals from poorer countries in order to shore up their own diminishing workforces. Some doctors and nurses who were trained in Africa are working in OECD countries. A 2006 report from the World Health Organisation suggests that at least 1.3 million people have no access to basic healthcare.


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