Report of the WPA Task Force on Brain Drain

Report of the WPA Task Force on Brain Drain

Author Gureje, Oye Google Scholar
Hollins, Sheila Google Scholar
Botbol, Michel Google Scholar
Javed, Afzal Google Scholar
Jorge, Miguel Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Okech, Violet Google Scholar
Riba, Michelle Google Scholar
Trivedi, Jitendra K. Google Scholar
Sartorius, Norman Google Scholar
Jenkins, Rachel Google Scholar
Institution Univ Ibadan
St Georges Univ
Adolescent Hop Neuilly Seine
Med Ctr
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Kenyatta Natl Teaching & Referral Hosp
Univ Michigan
King Georges Med Univ
Assoc Improvement Mental Hlth Programmes
Kings Coll London
Abstract The brain drain of health professionals is an issue of continuing interest and debate. The WPA set up a Task Force to examine the phenomenon as it relates specifically to mental health professionals. This report provides a description of the work of the Task Force and its recommendations in regard to how the WPA might act to help address the issue.
Keywords Brain drain
mental health professionals
low- and middle-income countries
Language English
Date 2009-06-01
Published in World Psychiatry. Milano: Elsevier Masson, v. 8, n. 2, p. 115-118, 2009.
ISSN 1723-8617 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 115-118
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000267248800016

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