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Diaspora engagement of African migrant health workers - examples from five destination countries
(Taylor and Francis; http://taylorandfrancis.com/, 2015)
Background: Migrant health workers fill care gaps in their destination countries, but they also actively engage in improving living conditions for people of their countries of origin through expatriate professional ...
Human resources for primary health care in sub-Saharan Africa: progress or stagnation?
(Biomed Central; https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2015-09-10)
Background: The World Health Organization defines a “critical shortage” of health workers as being fewer than 2.28 health workers per 1000 population and failing to attain 80% coverage for deliveries by skilled birth ...
Why there is an inverse primary-care law in Africa
(Elsevier; https://www.elsevier.com/, 2013)
Many low-income and middle-income countries are now pursuing ambitious plans for universal primary care, but are failing to deliver adequate care quality because of intractable human resource problems—eg, in Uganda in 2009, ...
African female physicians and nurses in the global care chain: qualitative explorations from five destination countries
(Public Library Science//https://www.plos.org/, 2015-06-12)
Migration of health professionals is an important policy issue for both source and destination countries around the world. The majority of migrant care workers in industrialized countries today are women. However, the ...
Human resources for health in Botswana: the results of in-country database and reports analysis
Botswana is a large middle-income country in Southern Africa with a population of just over two million. Shortage of human resources for health is blamed for the inability to provide high quality accessible health services. ...