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Skilled Health Professionals’ Migration and its Impact on Health Delivery in Zimbabwe

Skilled Health Professionals’ Migration and its Impact on Health Delivery in Zimbabwe The paper investigates the magnitude of migration of health professionals from Zimbabwe, the causes of such movements and the associated impacts on health care delivery. International migration of health professionals has led to staff shortages and the situation is worse in public compared to private health institutions. The quality of care given to patients has also declined. The research calls for the adoption of an integrated approach in solving the problems of the health professions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies Taylor & Francis

Skilled Health Professionals’ Migration and its Impact on Health Delivery in Zimbabwe

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies , Volume 32 (4): 14 – May 1, 2006
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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1469-9451
eISSN
1369-183X
DOI
10.1080/13691830600610064
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Abstract

The paper investigates the magnitude of migration of health professionals from Zimbabwe, the causes of such movements and the associated impacts on health care delivery. International migration of health professionals has led to staff shortages and the situation is worse in public compared to private health institutions. The quality of care given to patients has also declined. The research calls for the adoption of an integrated approach in solving the problems of the health professions.

Journal

Journal of Ethnic and Migration StudiesTaylor & Francis

Published: May 1, 2006

Keywords: Brain Drain; Migration; Health; Zimbabwe

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