Nurses leaving developing nations for U.S. may strain native health care systems

06/29/2004 | Pasadena Star-News (Calif.)

U.S. recruiters are scouting the globe looking for nursing help, including those with advanced schooling, to stem the gap in the nation's medical centers, but as nurses leave their counties behind, they also could be be leaving gaps in their native health care systems. MDS Global Medical Staffing is one nurse-recruiting service focusing on Mexican nurses, paying fees for their English classes, documents and testing, and says it plans to bring more nurses from Mexico to the U.S. market this year.

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