The two cultures of health worker migration: a Pacific perspective.

@article{Connell2014TheTC,
  title={The two cultures of health worker migration: a Pacific perspective.},
  author={John Connell},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={116},
  pages={
          73-81
        }
}
Migration of health workers from relatively poor countries has been sustained for more than half a century. The rationale for migration has been linked to numerous factors relating to the economies and health systems of source and destination countries. The contemporary migration of health workers is also embedded in a longstanding and intensifying culture of migration, centred on the livelihoods of extended households, and a medical culture that is oriented to superior technology and advanced… CONTINUE READING

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