| the brain drain from developing countries one million workers about 20 other countries are losing between one-third and one-half of their college graduates most are in sub-saharan africa (such as liberia, sierra leone, and somalia) or asia (such as afghanistan and cambodia) a few are small, high-income countries (such as hong kong and ireland. Mauritius is a major victim of the brain drain towards europe and america the mauritian president today was speaking on the occasion of a reception hosted by him at state house in the honour of the laureates of the 2005 examinations.
Basically linked to brain drain, intellectual sustainability is a broader concept intellectual sustainability encompasses the ability of a country to development intellectual resources for its development and more importantly to retain this knowledge for the furtherance of its growth unfortunately our country has been very weak at keeping its best brains to service the country. According to the recently published statistical report, world migration in figures, brain drain is particularly acute for small countries and island states in africa, latin america and the caribbean “for instance in 2010, close to 90% of university educated and highly skilled persons born in guyana lived in oecd countries,” the report revealed.
In africa, the countries most affected by the brain drain are cape verde, gambia, mauritius for cons, the least developed countries in asia (bangladesh, nepal and bhutan), with less than 5% starting have preserved their elite. Some years ago, dr anba soopramanien a uk consultant in spinal injury proposed to the ministry of health the setting up of a special neurology unit to cater for the high number of stroke patients in mauritius, but also for victims of brain and spinal trauma due to the rising number of accidents on the island. We had here a clear cut case of the brain gain phenomenon which unesco has been encouraging and fostering over the years to counterbalance the brain drain phenomenon this brain and spinal neurosurgeon has worked at the centre de readaptation de coubert (paris), in the spinal injuries unit in stoke mandeville, the london spinal injuries unit (stanmore), the duke of cornwall spinal treatment centre (salisbury.
- brain drain the topic i have chosen is the “brain drain” is this a brain drain or a brain gain for canada canadians believe it is a brain drain for them the united states is also losing some of their students to canada this is a real issue facing canadians they are losing many of their highly educated students each year “the issue of “brain drain” is a political hot potato in canada.
- canadas brain drain issue what is a brain drain it is the emigration of highly educated and skilled canadians to the united states does canada suffer from a brain drain.