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Health Workforce Brain Drain: From Denouncing the Challenge to Solving the Problem

  • Giorgio Cometto mail,

    Affiliation: Global Health Workforce Alliance, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Kate Tulenko,

    Affiliation: IntraHealth International, Washington (D.C.), United States of America

  • Adamson S. Muula,

    Affiliation: College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi

  • Ruediger Krech

    Affiliation: Department of Ethics and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Published: September 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001514

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Human Capital Contracts for Global Health

Posted by anandreddi on 17 Sep 2013 at 22:23 GMT

Another potential solution to increase the number of physicians educated in African resource limited settings and prevent migration is through the use of human capital contracts for global health.


Reddi A, Thyssen A, Smith D, Lange JH, Akileswaran C. Human capital contracts for global health: a plan to increase the number of physicians in resource limited settings. AIDS. 2012 Sep 24;26(15):1979-80. PMID: 22992581

Reddi A, Thyssen A: Healthcare Reform: Solving the Medical Student Debt Crisis Through Human Capital Contracts.
The Huffington Post. June 10, 2011

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