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Title:The Brain Drain of Health Care Professionals from sub-Saharan Africa
Author(s):Kalipeni, Ezekiel
Contributor(s):Semu, Linda; Mbilizi, Margaret Asalele
Subject(s):global health, sub-Saharan Africa, health care professionals, brain drain
Abstract:This policy brief explores the mass emigration of Africa's highest trained health professional who seek a better life elsewhere in richer parts of Africa and the world, including the United Kingdom and the United States, how this exodus is affecting Africa's economies, labor pools, and quality of health.
Issue Date:2013-02
Citation Info:Policy Brief 9
Series/Report:Center for Global Studies Policy Brief
Genre:Working / Discussion Paper
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:Title VI Grant for National Resource Centers through the U.S. Department of Education
Rights Information:Copyright 2013 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. All rights reserved. The Center for Global Studies does not take positions on public policy issues. The views presented in Policy Briefs do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-04-01

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