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The Characteristics of Migrant Physicians from Romania

Published Online: 12 Aug 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 9 (2020) - Issue 1 (August 2020)
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2285-388X
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English
Abstract

An important part of migration represents the brain drain, especially the migration of physicians. Romania has a health system in continuous reform, facing for over 3 decades a shortage of employees. Moreover, employed specialists and young physicians migrated, the health care system registering a medium efficiency. The number of migrant physicians from Romania followed an ascending trend, and this had negative consequences on Romanian population health. The main objective of this paper is identifying the profile and the dynamics of the migrant physician from Romania. Other objective is highlighting the Romanian counties where most physicians migrated from and the preferred destination countries.

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