Health workforce brain drain: from denouncing the challenge to solving the problem

PLoS Med. 2013;10(9):e1001514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001514. Epub 2013 Sep 17.


Giorgio Cometto and colleagues discuss the study by Tankwanchi and colleagues on physician migration to the United States from sub-Saharan Africa and the steps that the US, other destination countries, and SSA countries can take to address the problem.

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Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • American Medical Association*
  • Emigration and Immigration / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Physicians / statistics & numerical data*

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