James Dwyer, “What's Wrong with the Global Migration of Health Care Professionals? Individual Rights and International Justice,” Hastings Center Report 37, no. 5 (2007): 36–43.
What's Wrong With the GLOBAL MIGRATION of Health Care Professionals?
Individual Rights and International Justice
Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2012
2007 The Hastings Center
Hastings Center Report
Volume 37, Issue 5, pages 36–43, September-October 2007
How to Cite
DWYER, J. (2007), What's Wrong With the GLOBAL MIGRATION of Health Care Professionals?. Hastings Center Report, 37: 36–43. doi: 10.1353/hcr.2007.0070
- Issue online: 8 FEB 2012
- Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2012
When health care workers migrate from poor countries to rich countries, they are exercising an important human right and helping rich countries fulfill obligations of social justice. They are also, however, creating problems of social justice in the countries they leave. Solving these problems requires balancing social needs against individual rights and studying the relationship of social justice to international justice.