HEALTH PROMeTHEUS

HEALTH PROfessional Mobility in THe European Union Study

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 223383
EC contribution
: € 2,510,297.00
Duration
: 42 months
Starting date
: 01/01/2009
Keywords
: Health workforce; health workforce mobility; health systems.
Project web-site
: http://bit.ly/1gUkEc5

In times of interconnected labour markets globally and within the EU, national policies on staff retention, self-sufficiency and better working conditions are becoming increasingly important. Initiatives from the European Communities, the WHO and OECD underline that Health Professional Mobility (HPM) is at the heart of current debates in Europe.

HEALTH PROMeTHEUS, funded through FP7, contributes to these discussions by filling a substantial part of the knowledge gap on the magnitude and impacts of health professionals moving to other countries. The study provides fresh insights with quantitative as well qualitative data analyses and research on trends and policies, which aim to manage migration organizationally, nationally and internationally.


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