Third world brain drain

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.929-a (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:929

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Performance of health professionals and systems needs to be assessed

  1. Adnan A Hyder, assistant professor (ahyder@jhsph.edu)
  1. Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E-8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA

    EDITOR—As a developing country professional working in the developed world, I believe that Levydid not consider the reality of life in the 21st century.1 Brain “drain” defines a one way process of a potential public good moving from one location to another and measures the “stock” of manpower—a static indicator.

    The fact …

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