Bulgaria -Low salaries and brain-drain in health care -January 21, 2014

Because of low salaries the country loses about 500 physicians a year to emigration. The doctors’ trade union stated this in an alert. According to a 2011 study, Bulgaria ranks lowest among EU countries in terms of remuneration for doctors, which for that year was 307 euro compared to 2,180 euro in the UK, 3,842 euro in Germany, and 4,569 euro in France.

English: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/01/bleeding-doctors ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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