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)
High emigration occurs from regions suffering acute pharmacist shortages, such as sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
This study aimed to identify and measure the influence of professional training on pharmacist migration decisions.
Over 400 practising and trainee pharmacists, representing all sectors, were recruited via a range of The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.