The pathway for foreign doctors to practise in New Zealand is neither easy nor very fair, meaning an over-stretched health system is missing out on valuable expertise.
The creation of a Research Excellence Barometer for Africa would contribute to retaining talent and expertise and ensure that Africans benefited from their own research efforts.
India, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa lose thousands of trained doctors each year, lured away to work in richer countries – at great cost to their nation’s healthcare systems.
Mentoring can help build the confidence of young scholars in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing the likelihood of brain drain.
Through their exposure to new trends in knowledge production, African academics in the diaspora can contribute to equipping African students for the global economy.
With limited resources and inadequate infrastructure, African universities appear to be under tremendous strain. But some are beating the odds and getting it right.
To reverse brain drain, the government should create a conducive environment for investment that will ensure employment opportunities
The Global State of Young Scientists Africa project investigates the challenges that shape the career trajectories of young African scientists.
South Africa must act to halt the decline and save its universities’ well deserved global reputation of excellence.
Newly translated Chinese Ministry of Education records shine light on China’s shifting place in the global higher education landscape.
There are a number of challenges that the World Health Organisation’s new leader, Ethiopian-born Tedros Ghebreyesus, will have to navigate during his tenure.
Trump’s review on H1-B visa will directly impact high-skilled Indian workers.
Health workers in Kenya have reached an impasse with the government over working conditions. This has lead to a nationwide strike, leaving thousands without critical care.