Nurse Migration from a Source Country Perspective: South Africa
October 7, 2021
Globally, there is a dramatic shortage of nurses. An increase in nurse migration from a source country to a destination country is having a global effect on the healthcare system of Canada. This is a phenomenon that finds its base in historical, social, economical, and political factors. Typically, nurse migration starts from developing countries to the developed ones. South Africa is one of the biggest sources of migrant nurses globally. Nurses from South Africa have been migrating to Canada in search of high-quality nursing education and successful professional lives. There are a couple of push and pull factors that affect the migration of nurses from South Africa to other countries such as Canada. The nurse migration from South Africa has been benefitting the nursing professionals and hence it continues to grow. In this blog, we will see the nurse migration from a source country perspective of South Africa to understand the trends better.