Migration of Health Workers: Country Case Study Philippines


 
Language:

English

Author:

Lorenzo FME et al.

Publishers:

Institute of Health and Development Studies, International Labour Office

Pages:

92

Description:

This study aims to provide in-depth information on the migration of Filipino health workers and the repercussions this has on individual migrants, their families, their professions and the nation as a whole. It specifically sets out to: explore the reasons why health workers opt to migrate or stay in the country; discuss the impact of health worker migration on the country’s health system, in terms of the working conditions of the remaining health workforce and the health service provision; analyse existing migration policies and practices and discuss the different viewpoints of the various key stakeholders, identify lessons learned and best practices; and recommend strategies and practices for socially acceptable management of health worker migration. [from executive summary]

Subject

Geographic Focus

Resource Type

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