Being Pushed and Pulled to Migration: A Study on Filipino Healthcare Workers

Authors

  • Patricia Mary Agnes A. Bretana Department of Business Economics, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Charlize Keri B. Hernandez Department of Business Economics, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Marie Antoinette L. Rosete Department of Business Economics, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Peter Jeff C. Camaro Department of Business Economics, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

Keywords:

Filipino healthcare workers, healthcare, healthcare workers, migration, migration decision of healthcare workers, pull factors, push factors

Abstract

Medical migration is a vast field that covers numerous concerns, one of which is the shortage of healthcare workers in source countries. The “push and pull” factors that influence the migration of Filipino healthcare workers can be determined, hence, this research examines how the factors affect the Filipino healthcare workers’ decision to migrate. Moreover, this research aims to help the Philippine healthcare sector in order to further promote protection and retention of local healthcare workers. Hence, providing means to support the well-earned care for the Filipino healthcare workers.

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Published

01-12-2023

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P. M. A. A. Bretana, C. K. B. Hernandez, M. A. L. Rosete, and P. J. C. Camaro, “Being Pushed and Pulled to Migration: A Study on Filipino Healthcare Workers”, IJRESM, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 169–180, Dec. 2023, Accessed: Jul. 25, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journal.ijresm.com/index.php/ijresm/article/view/2871

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