ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Health Care and Politics in Pakistan

should be permitted provided the im migrants stay in the host country only during the period of their active employment (even the duration could be specified). The developed countries of course would benefit because of the depopulation trend mentioned by Ohlin. However, at the same time, the developing countries would also gain as there would be a sort of rotation of immigrants and hence a larger number would get the benefit of experience in a developed country. And since they have to return to their home country, the latter would benefit by their experience as well as their saving that is repatriated. In addition, vital link; will be established between migrants and returning migrants and between the migrants and their relations at home as other nationals, and these links may help the developing countries in acquiring and adapting modern technology as well as attracting foreign investment, particularly by the nonresident nationals. This is already happening to some extent in several developing countries and this process could be accelerated with the type of global integration of labour markets as is suggested here. In that case, brain drain could be converted into brain replenishment.

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