An "Ethical" Approach to Health Workforce Sustainability: Desirable? Achievable? Print E-mail

Australia has been reliant on internationally recruited health workers to sustain its health systems. Against the backdrop of growing concern globally about health workforce shortages, Professor James Buchan assesses what health workforce 'sustainability' might mean for Australia, given the policy direction set out in the recently approved World Health Organization Code on international recruitment of health workers. He examines the Australian case in the broader context of international health care labour markets and the international recruitment and migration of health workers.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 August 2012 10:07