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Measuring the importance of professional training in the international migration of pharmacists from sub-Saharan Africa

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: STYNES, Gillian (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Global Health & Development, London, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Smith, F.J. (UCL School of Pharmacy, London, United Kingdom)
    Smith, R.D. (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom)
    Oketch, M. (Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom)
    Owusu-Daaku, F.T. (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana)
    Lagarde, M. (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    High emigration occurs from regions suffering acute pharmacist shortages, such as sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
    Aims:

    This study aimed to identify and measure the influence of professional training on pharmacist migration decisions.
    Methods:

    Over 400 practising and trainee pharmacists, representing all sectors, were recruited via a range of

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Last update 4 October 2019

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