Foreign Health Professionals in Canada
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This paper examines several issues relating to foreign trained health professionals (NB doctors and nurses) in Canada. The paper addresses discrepancies in who requires re-training and formal licensing as others are recruited directly to medical or nursing service. The paper discusses the slow production of bridging programs in Canada despite chronic doctor and nurse shortages across the country.
From the Paper:"Much media attention has been given obstacles faced by new Canadian health professionals, including physicians, who have difficulty entering the medical labour market. This paper explains dynamics that can work against well qualified persons from non-Western and other countries, despite Canadian demand for all qualified health professionals. One sees that discrimination is not the problem so much as bureaucratic and other bottlenecks that lower visible minority representation in healthcare environments. Krahn et, al. explain that Canadian immigration has produced a..."
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