Third world brain drain

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.930 (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:930

Causes of exodus need to be examined and rectified

  1. Ahmed S Latif, professor of medicine (aslatif2000@yahoo.com)
  1. University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe

    EDITOR—Levy debated the role of the first world in the third world brain drain.1 As a graduate of the medical school in Zimbabwe and as its current dean, Ihave to say that it would be unacceptable to produce health professionals that are unable to practice …

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