Letters Sub-Saharan brain drain

Root causes of doctors’ dissatisfaction must be tackled to stop brain drain

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e190 (Published 10 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e190
  1. Peter C Arnold, retired general practitioner1
  1. 1Sydney, Australia
  1. parnold{at}ozemail.com.au

Perhaps understandably in a study dealing with numbers and dollars, Mills and colleagues do not consider the reasons for doctors leaving the former colonies of sub-Saharan Africa.1

Many such doctors in recent years have given their reasons …

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