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Presentations and Publications

Packer, C., Runnels, V. and Labonté, R. “Does the migration of health workers bring benefits to the countries they leave behind?” In R. Shah (ed.), The International Migration of Health Workers: Ethics, Rights and Justice. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.

Kazanjian, A., Apland, L. and Labonté, R. “Not on the Radar: The Impact of Rural Health Realities on Canadian Public Policy and HHR Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa.” Cahiers de sociologie et de démographie médicales, 47(4): 407-426, 2007.

Labonté, R., Packer, C., Klassen, N. et al The Brain Drain of Health Professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa to Canada: Some Findings and Policy Options, Queens University: South African Migration Project. 2007.

Labonté, R., Packer, C., Klassen, N. et al. The Brain Drain of Health Professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa to Canada. African Migration and Development Series No. 2. Cape Town: Idasa and Kingston: Queen’s University, 2006.

R. Labonte and C. Packer, “The brain drain of physicians from developing countries to Canada: A matter of human rights.” Human Rights Tribune, 12, 2006.

Labonté, R., Packer, C., and Klassen, N. “Managing health professional migration from sub-Saharan Africa to Canada: a stakeholder inquiry into policy options.” Human Resources for Health, 4(22): 1478-1491, 2006.

Labonté, R., Packer, C. and Klassen, N. “The Perverse Subsidy: Canada and the Brain Drain of Health Professionals from Sub-Saharan Africa.” Policy Options, July-August 2006: 74-78.

Schrecker, T. and Labonté, R. “Taming the brain drain: A challenge for health systems in southern Africa”, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 10:409-15. 2004.

Labonté, R. and Schrecker, T. “The brain drain is a global problem”, BMJe January 2004.