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Table 1 Provincial breakdown of physicians having graduated from selected sub-Saharan African countries, 2003

From: Managing health professional migration from sub-Saharan Africa to Canada: a stakeholder inquiry into policy options

  Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland Northwest Territories
Ghana 1 1 3 0 3 0
Nigeria 17 7 6 4 21 0
South Africa 373 592 134 8 50 2
Tanzania 3 0 0 0 0 0
Uganda 7 12 2 0 5 0
Zambia 5 4 0 0 0 0
Zimbabwe 2 8 0 1 1 0
  Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan
Ghana 1 0 21 0 0 6
Nigeria 6 0 47 0 1 23
South Africa 22 1 336 2 13 266
Tanzania 0 0 4 0 0 0
Uganda 1 0 30 0 0 6
Zambia 0 0 2 0 1 1
Zimbabwe 0 0 5 0 0 2
  1. Source: CIHI, Southam Medical Database. Statistics gathered at special request of authors and issued by CIHI on 12 August 2005. Table excludes the Yukon Territory, which has no physicians from these countries.