Recruitment and Placement of Foreign Health Care Professionals to Work in the Public Sector Health Care in South Africa: Assessment
Author/s: IOM RO Southern Africa
This was presented during the 1st Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, breakout session on Migration on 1 March 2008 held in Kampala. The objectives of the study was to assess the feasibility and interest among stakeholders in the Netherlands, UK and US in facilitating recruitment and placement of foreign health care professionals to work in the public sector health care in South Africa.
Author/s: Alan Ferguson, Kelsi Kriitmaa
The study can be viewed as a contribution to baseline knowledge of the epidemiology of STI and HIV on a fast-developing transport corridor and is intended to guide future research and targeted programme planning. The study concentrated on sex workers and their clients, truck drivers, as well as health facilities, pharmacists, private clinicians, employers, NGO staff, and bar lodging establishments.