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Why is there a global medical recruitment and retention crisis?

The medical recruitment and retention crisis has economic and health consequences in the low- and middle-income countries of origin, as well as implications for the broader global health community as disparities in healthcare workers' skill sets and availability widen.

The medical recruitment and retention crisis has economic and health consequences in the low- and middle-income countries of origin, as well as implications for the broader global health community as disparities in healthcare workers' skill sets and availability widen. Image: Photo by Luis Melendez on Unsplash

Adrienne Rivlin
Partner, L.E.K. Consulting
Tara Lumley
Project Fellow, Global Health & Healthcare Outlook, World Economic Forum Geneva
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The medical recruitment and retention crisis is putting healthcare workers worldwide under pressure Image: Munira Gunja et al., Stressed Out and Burned Out: The Global Primary Care Crisis — Findings from the 2022 International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Physicians (Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 2022)

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