Doctors’ exodus makes Albania’s healthcare system more vulnerable

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times January 15, 2019 18:33

Doctors’ exodus makes Albania’s healthcare system more vulnerable

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  • Monthly bonuses of up to €2,000 a month for working outside Tirana and in remote areas suffering shortages of specialty doctors since early 2018 have not been much appealing and facilities like the Dibra regional hospital, north of the country, continue redirecting their patients to Tirana, which becomes quite difficult in winter due to heavy snowfall that often makes helicopter transportation the sole opportunity to save lives

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