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The migration of highly skilled health professionals from developing to developed nations has increased dramatically in the last ten years in response to a range of social, economic and political factors.

The consequences of this shift in health human resources are of critical importance to health outcomes and the overall sustainability of health systems in many of these ‘source’ countries. These consequences have become much more salient in the ongoing debate about the reliance of some high income countries on health workers who migrate from lower income countries.

This website brings together the perspectives of health policy researchers and decision-makers who have an interest in the migration of health professionals from either a destination country or source country perspective.