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Health professionals' migration in emerging market economies: patterns, causes and possible solutions.

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BACKGROUND: About a third of the countries affected by shortage of human resources for health are the emerging market economies (EMEs). The greatest shortage in absolute terms was found to be in India and Indonesia leading to health system crisis. This review identifies the patterns of migration of health workers, causes and possible solutions in these EMEs. METHODS: A qualitative synthesis approach based on the 'critical review' and 'realist review' approaches to the literature review was u...

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10.1093/pubmed/fds087

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
157-163
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:344a0805-5167-451d-858d-31f2c9539544
Source identifiers:
487480
Local pid:
pubs:487480

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