August 18, 2009

The exodus of professionals

THE disclosure that large batches of foreign doctors and nurses will soon be arriving in Trinidad and Tobago to work in the medical sector underscores the challenge facing most, if not all, Caricom countries-a serious shortage of such urgently needed professionals.

Ironically, it is small and poor Cuba, still suffering from the enormous consequences of almost half a century of the US economic blockade, that continues to maintain a high profile in assistance with medical personnel and facilities to the region. Read full article here

August 12th, 09

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