Developed world is robbing Africa of health staff: There are no easy answers

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7507.48-b (Published 30 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:48

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  1. Nuhu Usman (kwajaffa@aol.com), specialist registrar acute medicine
  1. Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS

    EDITOR—Many doctors from developing countries leave their homelands and practices with the aim of acquiring knowledge and going back to practise in their countries—except for people fleeing from persecution.1

    While working in your own country you were used to fashioning a chest drain from a discarded drip set; you had to buy the …

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