A glance at challenges in Uganda’s health sector
In 2012, Uganda suffered two major hemorrhagic fever outbreaks. First the dread Ebola hemorrhagic fever hit the remote district of Kibaale in the western part of the country. As the country was trying to recover from the Ebola outbreak, another deadly disease, Marburg fever broke out in Kabale in south […]
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Brain Drain: Will the last person in Croatia please turn off the lights?
High unemployment, low wages, rare promotion opportunities and constantly rising living costs are pushing educated people to flee Croatia to take their chances in foreign job markets.
Brazil: Jobs in Hiding
When I moved to the United States from Brazil in August of 2008, I was ready to become part of the long-famous phenomenon of brain drain. As I first stepped onto my college campus, I envisioned the future smoothly: amazing grades, a wonderful finance internship on Wall Street, followed by […]
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!
2 Dec 2012 Belgrade It’s Sunday. I’ve got message on WhatsApp from Nenad. Brussels first snow, he wrote. Then we chatted a bit. Look at Brussels last night was written under the photo he sent me. He knows how much I love Christmas markets. Last year he sent me a […]
East Europe’s Lost Generation?
Being young often means being unemployed or working in the wrong job. More and more young people cannot find suitable work after leaving university. I’ve read a lot about youth unemployment in Western Europe and the States, but I haven’t heard much about young people out of work in Eastern Europe. When […]