Doctors and migration
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Hawthorne, L. 2013. Doctors and migration. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
In the early 21st century medical migration has become highly contentious in a context where OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) nations compete for the supply of global workers, including international medical graduates (IMGs) trained in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and elsewhere, in addition to countries in the OECD region. Eight key factors are driving this process.
- political economy;