Resource Spotlight: Stemming the Impact of Health Professional Brain Drain from Africa: A Systemic Review of Policy Options

Frequency of policy implementation
Frequency of policy implementation

Africa has been losing professionally trained health workers who are the core of the health system of this continent for many years. Faced with an increased burden of disease and coupled by a massive exodus of the health workforce, the health systems of many African nations are risking complete paralysis. Several studies have suggested policy options to reduce brain drain from Africa. The purpose of this systematic review is to review possible policies, which can stem the impact of health professional brain drain from Africa. [from abstract]

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