Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: A literature review of attraction and retention

@article{Lehmann2008StaffingRR,
  title={Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: A literature review of attraction and retention},
  author={Uta Lehmann and Marjolein Dieleman and T. Martineau},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={19 - 19}
}
BACKGROUND Many countries in middle- and low-income countries today suffer from severe staff shortages and/or maldistribution of health personnel which has been aggravated more recently by the disintegration of health systems in low-income countries and by the global policy environment. One of the most damaging effects of severely weakened and under-resourced health systems is the difficulty they face in producing, recruiting, and retaining health professionals, particularly in remote areas… CONTINUE READING
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