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G7 countries are not to blame for Africa's brain drain

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:502
  1. Joseph Ana, volunteer trustee-director, Nigerian Medical Forum (
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    EDITOR—Ferriman's news item describes the three initiatives taken at the recent meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research in Tanzania, designed to change the face of health research and health care in Africa and other developing countries.1 But I cannot see the point in criticising the G7 countries on the grounds that they are saving money on training costs because health professionals …

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