David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (2):67-68 (2008)
There is an ongoing debate on the migration of doctors, especially psychiatrists, from developing countries. It is argued that these countries, which are already running short of psychiatrists, will further be jeopardised and their health systems will collapse if this migration and subsequent recruitment continue. In this paper the author presents a personal view of the ethics and human rights of this matter. He emphasises the importance of migration of doctors in view of the current situation in developing countries and advises that the Commonwealth Code be followed to address the problem of the shortage of psychiatrists in developing countries and psychiatrists’ basic right to avail themselves of the opportunities in the developed world
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
A. A. Muhammad Gadit (2008). International Migration of Doctors From Developing Countries: Need to Follow the Commonwealth Code. Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (2):67-68.
Lukas Kaelin (2011). A Question of Justice: Assessing Nurse Migration From a Philosophical Perspective. Developing World Bioethics 11 (1):30-39.
Claudio Stern (1984). Population Growth, Migration, and Rural-Urban Problems in Developing Countries. World Futures 19 (3):317-329.
Solomon R. Benatar (2007). An Examination of Ethical Aspects of Migration and Recruitment of Health Care Professionals From Developing Countries. Clinical Ethics 2 (1):2-7.
Jeremy Snyder (2009). Is Health Worker Migration a Case of Poaching? American Journal of Bioethics 9 (3):3-7.
G. J. Rossouw (1994). Business Ethics in Developing Countries. Business Ethics Quarterly 4 (1):43-51.
A. Adewole Asolo-Adeyeye (2005). New Global Business Moral Order and Business Activities in Developing Countries. International Corporate Responsibility Series 2:285-302.
Helena Marques, Migration Creation and Diversion in the EU: Are CEECs Immigrants Crowding-Out the Rest?
James Dwyer (2007). What's Wrong with the Global Migration of Health Care Professionals? Individual Rights and International Justice. Hastings Center Report 37 (5):36-43.
Adina M. Newman (1996). Drug Trials, Doctors, and Developing Countries: Toward a Legal Definition of Informed Consent. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (03):387-.
Thomas Oakland & Mark M. Leach (2011). Displaying Ethical Behaviors by Psychologists When Standards Are Unclear. Ethics and Behavior 20 (3):197-206.
Frank R. Lichtenberg (2005). Pharmaceutical Innovation and the Burden of Disease in Developing and Developed Countries. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 30 (6):663 – 690.
Antonio Gidi, The Class Action Code: A Model for Civil Law Countries (le Code de l'Action Collective: Un Modèle Pour Les Pays de Droit Civil) [French].
Christian Barry & Gerhard Øverland (2010). Why Remittances to Poor Countries Should Not Be Taxed. NYU Journal of International Law and Politics 42 (1):1180-1207.
Added to index2010-08-31
Total downloads5 ( #359,010 of 1,724,752 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #349,121 of 1,724,752 )
How can I increase my downloads?