Trends in the profile of the Canadian physician pool
- Staffing up. Maree, Karin // 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...
- Health Departments' Use Of International Medical Graduates In Physician Shortage Areas. Hagopian, Amy; Thompson, Matthew J.; Kaltenbach, Emily; Hart, L. Gary // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p241
The Conrad "State 20" Program places international medical graduates (IMGs) on J-1 visas in health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). The authors surveyed program administrators from health departments in forty-two participating states. Problems reported include unfair working conditions and...
- Call to speed accreditation of overseas GPs. // Pulse;6/23/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 25, p2
Reports on the plans of the General Medical Council to improve accreditation services for overseas and refuge doctors in London, England.
- Medical manpower planning: advisory committee's report. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/6/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6474, p1088
Focuses on the medical manpower planning in Great Britain. Forecast of the supply and demand for doctors; Concern of the Advisory Committee for Medical Manpower Planning towards an oversupply of doctors; Growth rate of the number of doctors over the period 1980-2010; Need to balance the supply...
- Physician Shortage in Kentucky, 1930-1980. Johnson, Timothy P.; Cooper, James K. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1982, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p257
Changes in the number and locations of Kentucky counties with a shortage of physicians (using current federal definitions of medical underservice) were examined for the decennial years 1930 to 1980. The number of counties with a physician shortage were found to have increased from four per cent...
- The silent exodus of Indian doctors from the West. // Asian Pacific Post;10/22/2009, p15
The article reports on a program initiated by the Medical Council of India to accept non-resident Indian doctors to address the country's shortage of medical personnel which caused an exodus of Indian doctors from the West.
- APPROACHES TO HEALTH MANPOWER ANALYSIS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PHYSICIANS. Klarman, Herbert E. // American Economist;Fall73, Vol. 17 Issue 2
Presents the approaches to estimating health manpower requirements with respect to physicians shortages. Criteria congenial to a range of opinion through firm professional basis; Ratio of manpower to population; Occupation's income which is the starting point for analysis by most economists.
- How many doctors in 20 years' time? Doan, Bui Dang Ha // World Health;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p6
Predicts that, within the next two decades in many countries, there will be a reduction in the numbers of practicing physicians and an increase in the total number of elderly people. Increase in the number of medical facilities in India from 1955 to 1980; Demographic projections of the United...
- Developed world is robbing Africa of health staff. Hassen, Ebrahim // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/2/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7507, p49
Presents a letter to the editor of the "British Medical Journal" regarding the drain of health professionals from poor countries to rich countries. Claim that the health of a nation has more to do with income rather than the emigration of health professionals.