Migration of Health Care Professionals from India: A Case Study of Nurses
AbstractThe study attempts to examine why there is staff shortage of health care professionals especially the nurses in India and the impact of such migration on services like emergency preparedness, quality of care, patient safety and access to needed health care services especially for vulnerable populations.
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nurses; migration; professional migration; Mode 4 services; India; humanpower; manpower; Sociology; migration studies; health professionals; nursing education; medical education; health personnel; health manpower; health care; hospitals; nursing care;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-02-20 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2010-02-20 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-HEA-2010-02-20 (Health Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2010-02-20 (Economics of Human Migration)
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