The shortage of medical workers in Sub-Saharan Africa and substitution policy

Research, Preprint OPEN
Bourgain, Arnaud; Pieretti, Patrice; Zou, Benteng;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Universität Bielefeld
  • Journal: issn: 0931-6558
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Faktorsubstitution | Simulation | F22 | Brain Drain | Substitution policy, Medical shortage, Healthcare policy | Entwicklungsländer | Substitution policy | Ghana | Medical shortage, healthcare policy, substitution policy. | Gesundheitspolitik | I18 | Healthcare policy | Produktivität | Medical shortage | Gesundheitswesen | Gesundheitsberufe | Bottleneck | Rationalisierung | Theorie
    • jel: jel:F22 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Substitution policies are strategies sometimes chosen in Sub-Saharan Africa for curtailing the shortage of health professionals especially caused by the outflow of medical personnel. The aim of our contribution is to propose a way to assess the merits and drawbacks of s... View more
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