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Exploring the migration decisions of health workers and trainees from Africa: a meta-ethnographic synthesis.

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The migration of healthcare workers from Africa depletes countries already suffering from substantial staffing shortages and considerable disease burdens. The recruitment of such individuals by high income countries has been condemned by the World Health Organisation. However, understanding the reasons why healthcare workers migrate is essential, in order to attempt to alter migration decisions. We aimed to systematically analyse factors influencing healthcare workers' decisions to migrate fr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
100
Pages:
99-106
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
Source identifiers:
446616
Language:
English
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uuid:6a00d017-7a8a-4919-a45f-c231f5cc8fa0
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pubs:446616
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2014-01-30

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