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Table 1 Numbers of specialists who have undertaken foreign training from January 2006 to June 2009

From: Migration of Sri Lankan medical specialists

Specialty Number of specialists in Sri Lanka (by 2010) Number of specialists who undertook foreign training from 2006 to 2009 Number (%) of specialists who migrated from 2006 to 2009
Internal medicine and other medical specialties 281 156 23 (15)
General surgery and other surgical specialties 201 67 14 (21)
Anesthesia 82 51 10 (20)
Psychiatry 18 38 5 (13)
Other specialties 460 267 24 (9)
Total 1,042 579 76 (13)