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Is there brain drain in India in medical profession especially doctors?

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Asked by virendar santoor, 08 Apr '08 09:53 pm
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India is the only country, where the maximum number of health care professionals, doctors and nurses work in developed countries like the US, UK and Canada. Infact, 60,000 Indian doctors work in these three countries alone. As against this, India itself, has a poor doctor-patient ratio. A Planning Commission Report states that India has just one doctor per 10,000 India. Sample this against a country like Australia which has 250 doctors per 10,000. Dentists form a lions share the percentage of doctors that migrate. There are just 73,000 dentists in India according to a report, while the demand is for 3 lakhs.
Answered by arunraj vs, 08 Apr '08 09:54 pm

 
  
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india is a country which produse many doctors and nurses.as well as there need also increased in india inspite of this doctors and nurses want to go abroad because in india they worked more but earning is nothing.every human being has a right to achieve more if they give more.if india's give proper pay scale to nurses or doctors they never move to others country.who want to leave his/her own country but bad management insist them to do so.there is no briain drain it is just a right person should be on right place.......
Answered by teenu sharma, 09 Apr '08 02:50 pm

 
  
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yes to certain extent. govt to encourage this field
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 08 Apr '08 09:53 pm

 
  
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Brain drain of Castist based India is natural. As so termed and classified Upper cast do not have freedom under present political and sychophant judiciary system. By nature GOD has created only two sexs in humans just in order to support each other and make an understadable living. But Indian poltician and judiciary system has devided the counrty and human race of India in to castes and sub castes.And further deviding it in to most favoured supressed class and forced(political and by means of farce democracy) down troden suppressed class for their power game survival. However brainy people(this class will and can never have any caste looking tag) who struggle hard and make a good academic career or exhibit useful brain work do not get recognization and natural opportunity to shine and serve the humanity. Under such forced circumstances in the country brain drain is not only limted to medical proffession but for all sort of brain needing sevices except political and such political thi ...more
Answered by bhujanga subannachar, 10 Apr '08 02:44 pm

 
  
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There is no shortage of medical proffessionals especially the doctors. however the distribution need to be redressed.Also when it comes to specialization the shortage is felt even in cities.But in the name of increasing the supply the quality also should be checked. Medical degrees in from Indian schools of medicine is not held in high esteem in USA AND EUROPE like there counterparts in IT sectors.
Answered by atindra saha, 10 Apr '08 02:07 pm

 
  
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well people think doctor as only doctor, while there r docs with specific degrees (differentiated)... an MBBS, MD/MS & DM/Mch.... people who didn't get a seat in higher class, opts to work out of India, because of 10 times better pay-scale and 50-times better life... so people with MBBS are definately movin out because of govt policies which prevent them to take higher education (Quotas) and thats y u r seeing less number of people opting for medical field as their careers (from so called general population) .
Answered by Ashish Goel, 10 Apr '08 01:38 pm

 
  
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Like Australia which has 250 doctors per 10,000,if iIndia has same doctor-patient ratio,Doctors must be looting the patients for money.i
Answered by dennis 32, 10 Apr '08 12:39 pm

 
  
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YES
Answered by sweety fernandes, 10 Apr '08 03:48 pm

 
  
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in the coming years there will be surplus of doctors and dentists so there is nothing to worry.Regarding dentists Before 2000 there were only 120 dental colleges now there are 280 dental colleges and every year 40 to 50 are added to this list. NEARLY 30,000 dental graduates will be passing out each year from next year.within the next 5 dentistry feild is going to become saturated and there will be surplus of dentists.itz to difficult for dentists to settle down in U.S.A ,U.K ,CANADA as indian B.D.S.degree is not valid in any of these countries. for example in U.S.A. one hase to study D.D.S. which is a 3 yr course that is equivalent of B.D.S and u have to shell down $100k as tution fees. Due to these risks only 2-3 % migrate to greener pastures which is insignificant. SO THERE IS NO BRAIN DRAIN OF DENTISTS IN INDIA TO ABROAD.
dr.ravi kiran M.D.S
dentist &consultant prosthodontist
Answered by rajkiran chitumalla, 10 Apr '08 02:53 pm

 
  
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Yes there is and this will continue not only in the Medical profession but other profession as well. Thanks to the government to worsen the situation by bringing in more reservations. More and More creamy layer will be left out.
Answered by Ravi Amin, 10 Apr '08 02:10 pm

 
  
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