By Laurence Monnais,David Wright
The transnational migration of wellbeing and fitness care practitioners has develop into a severe factor in worldwide healthiness coverage and ethics. Doctors past Borders offers a necessary historic viewpoint in this foreign factor, displaying how foreign-trained medical professionals have challenged – and reworked – overall healthiness coverage and clinical perform in international locations round the world.
Drawing on a large choice of assets, from immigration files and clinical directories to oral histories, the members learn subject matters starting from the impact of South Asian medical professionals on geriatric drugs within the uk to the Swedish response to the arriving of Jewish physicians fleeing Nazi Germany and the influence of the Vietnam conflict at the migration of medical professionals to Canada. Combining social historical past, the heritage of overall healthiness and medication, and immigration background, Doctors past Borders is a powerful choice of essays on an issue that maintains to have international relevance.
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