African doctors abroad need to work together to improve health care at homeBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7544.744-b (Published 30 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:744
- Tessa Richards
African healthcare professionals working abroad could play a pivotal role in improving health care in Africa if they pooled their knowledge and commitment and harnessed both to support the development of nationally led health programmes.
This was the key message that emerged from a two day conference held in London last week by AfricaRecruit.
The organisation was set up four years ago by the New Partnership for Africa's Development (a body which wants to eradicate poverty …