Once they have completed their medical degree, many Ghanaian doctors prefer to move to Europe or North America instead of working in a hospital back home. The problem is even worse in the countryside. And the health professionals, politicians and NGOs who are trying to counter the problems caused by the missing doctors face huge challenges.
Report: Moritz Pompl
Producer: Anke Rasper
Presenters: Kathleen Schuster/ Conor Dillon
The research for this report was funded by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) via its Global Health Journalism Grant Programme.