The migration of health care professionals is one of the most discussed topics within
the scientific literature on international migration.
The results of researches often depend on the level of analysis and the focus of the
approaches. Thus, it is important to gain information
on the various theories of migration – this makes possible to reveal their potentials
and constraints. To this end, we conducted content
analysis on the international literature focusing on the migration of health care
professionals. According to our results, micro, meso and
macro level approaches can be defined. There are differences between them regarding
the factors taken into account and the social and
spatial level of analysis.
Kulcsszavak: orvosmigráció, brain drain, migráció, elmélet