Will Kerala be occupied by migrants

Labor Migration in Nursing - Indian Perspectives in the Context of the Global Nursing Market

Migration in Nursing pp 191-205 | Cite as

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Labor migration and its organization are not only of concern to the German care system, but also to international and supranational decision-making structures. Above all, the WHO deals with the standards of international care migration. Based on the standards established by the WHO, the article looks at care migration from India and especially at the Kerala region and shows that the brain drain theory, which the WHO is still following, is by no means tenable for this region. Rather, positive effects are presented, the chances of which must be better understood. The article also provides important information on internationally-oriented nursing training in Germany and advocates easier access for international nurses to the German health system.

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  1. 1. University of Applied Sciences Fulda-Fulda, Germany