Policymakers in rich countries drive the health migration crisis.


The shortage of human resources in developing countries has reached crisis point, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. One cause is increasing rates of migration by qualified doctors and nurses to higher-income countries. So what is driving this growing demand for health staff, and what are health labour market conditions like in the destination countries?


id21 Research Highlight, 8 November, 2006.

Published 1 January 2006