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Croatia's brain drain

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7526.1204 (Published 17 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1204

This article has a correction. Please see:

  1. Ozren Polasek, research assistant in medical informatics (opolasek@snz.hr),
  2. Kolcic Ivana, research assistant in epidemiology
  1. Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

    EDITOR—The migration of medical professionals from developing countries has become a global problem.1 Although the temporary migration of doctors for training purposes benefits the country doctors emigrate from through upgrading skills, permanent migration represents a net transfer of human capital from the emigrating country.2 New member states …

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