Trends In International Nurse Migration

TitleTrends In International Nurse Migration
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsAiken, Linda H., James Buchan, Julie A. Sochalski, Barbara Nichols, and Mary Powell
JournalHealth Affairs
Accession NumberPMID: 15160804
AbstractPredicted shortages and recruitment targets for nurses in developed countries threaten to deplete nurse supply and undermine global health initiatives in developing countries. A twofold approach is required, involving greater diligence by developing countries in creating a largely sustainable domestic nurse workforce and their greater investment through international aid in building nursing education capacity in the Less developed countries that supply them with nurses.