Uganda Still Plans To Send HCWs Abroad Despite Belgium’s Threat To Cut Aid
Agence France-Presse: Uganda hit by aid threat over medical ‘brain drain’ case
“Uganda on Monday stood by plans to send more than 240 of its health workers to the Caribbean despite a Belgian threat to cut 11 million euros in aid. … The Belgian minister said the expatriation of the health workers — branded by activists in Uganda as a state-sanctioned brain-drain — ‘would considerably weaken Uganda’s health system’…” (3/16).
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