Brain drain in Africa’s health-care sector

The working conditions in Africa’s health-care system are often catastrophic. Medical professionals are leaving the continent for Europe and North America. As a result, health care in Africa deteriorates further. On the other hand, recent developments show that the sector can also benefit from migration in the long run – for instance, when health professionals return home or invest in modern facilities.



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