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BMA calls on G8 governments to address “brain drain”

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1466 (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1466
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    The BMA and the Royal College of Nursing are calling on the leaders of the eight most industrialised nations to take action to reduce the exodus of healthcare workers from developing countries, as part of what they consider an essential step in improving the health of people living there.

    The chairman of the BMA, James Johnson, and general secretary of the royal college, Beverly Malone, warned, in letters sent last week to Prime Minister Tony Blair and the chancellor of the exchequer, Gordon Brown, that the migration of healthcare workers from …

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