Medical tourism's impacts on health worker migration in the Caribbean: five examples and their implications for global justice

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Snyder, Jeremy; Crooks, Valorie; Johnston, Rory; Adams, Krystyna; Whitmore, Rebecca;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Global Health Action,volume 8 (issn: 1654-9880, eissn: 1654-9716)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4394164, doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.27348
  • Subject: Review Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | global justice | medical tourism | medical tourism; health human resources; global justice | health human resources | Global Health; Ethics; Health Systems | RA
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Medical tourism is a practice where individuals cross international borders in order to access medical care. This practice can impact the global distribution of health workers by potentially reducing the emigration of health workers from destination countries for medica... View more
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