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Table 4 Registrants from selected countries, "before" and "after" implementation of the ethical recruitment guidelines in November 1999

From: Developing evidence-based ethical policies on the migration of health workers: conceptual and practical challenges

Country 1998/99 1999/2000 2000/2001 % change, 1998/99 to 1999/2000 % change, 1999/2000 to 2000/01 % change 2000/01 to 20001/2
South Africa 599 1460 1086 +144 -25 +95
West Indies 221 425 261 +92 -39 -5
Zimbabwe 52 221 382 +325 +73 +24
Ghana 40 74 140 +85 +89 + 39
India 30 96 289 +220 +201 + 244
Nigeria 179 208 347 +16 +67 + 25
Philippines 52 1052 3396 +1923 +223 + 113
(Total non-EU registrants) (3621) (5988) (8403) (+65) (+40) + 63
  1. Source: UKCC (now Nursing and Midwifery Council