The International Migration of Health Workers: Ethics, Rights and Justice

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

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Experts from ethicists and political philosophers to clinicians and trade unionists seek answers to a number of key ethical questions to further a deeper understanding of the ethics of health worker migration.

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Experts from ethicists and political philosophers to clinicians and trade unionists seek answers to a number of key ethical questions to further a deeper understanding of the ethics of health worker migration.

REBECCA SHAH is a researcher at the Centre for Professional Ethics, Keele University, UK. She has held academic posts in international development, human rights and global ethics and has published in each of these disciplines. She has taught ethics at Keele University and the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224415

ISBN - 13:9780230224414

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword; T.Pogge
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: The International Migration of Health Workers: Ethics, Rights and Justice; R.S.Shah
International Migration of Health Professionals: Towards a Multidimensional Framework for Analysis and Policy Response; G.Greco
Care Worker Migration and Global Health Equity: Thinking Ecologically; L.A.Eckenwiler
Does the Migration of Health Workers Bring Benefits to the Countries They Leave Behind?; C.Packer, V.Runnels& R.Labonté
Conflicting Obligations in the International Migration of Health Workers; J.Snyder
The Right to Health, State Responsibility and Global Justice; R.S.Shah
Brain Drain, Health, and Global Justice; A.Sager
The Right to Leave Versus a Duty to Remain: Health Care Workers and the 'Brain Drain'; P.Cole
The Right to the Free Movement of Labour; A.H.Lesser
Coercion in the Fight Against Medical Brain Drain; N.Eyal& S.A.Hurst
Maternal Survival and the Crisis in Human Resources for Health in Africa: Impact of the Brain Drain; S.Bergström
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Brain Drain and Moral Duties; A.Raustøl
Nurse Migration From South Africa and the Ethics Discourse; C.Mcneil-Walsh
Global Health, Justice and the Brain Drain: A Trade Union Perspective; N.Sigler
Index