Romania - Alarming figures about doctors who would like to go abroad - June 30, 2016

More than 82% of the young doctors would like to emigrate, and almost 30% of them are seriously thinking about this alternative, according to a study presented by the Bucharest College of Physicians. The doctors’ main reasons for wanting to emigrate are the low wages, as well as the material conditions in healthcare units, overtime, and the lack of support for research. Some of them also think of going to work abroad because they want professional recognition and affirmation.

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