March 4. 2024. 11:26

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Health workers’ intra-EU migration causes headaches


The increasing intra-EU migration of health workers has created severe problems for many member states, putting at risk their health systems’ resilience.

Looking for better conditions, doctors and nurses from eastern and southern Europe are moving to the West, leaving many member states with significant staff shortages.

In this European Special Report, EURACTIV examines the different measures the EU and its member states could take in order to face this critical situation.

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