Canada keen to welcome doctor immigrants
To fulfill the growing needs of doctors and better health facilities in the country the Canadian government is looking forward for more immigrant and medical professionals.
Due to the growing demands of doctors and other medical professionals in the country, Canadian government is very eager to welcome them to improve the country’s health sector. Increase in number of medical professional immigrants will help to improve the general health care and research departments to make Canada a better and healthy country.
Required Government steps to improve figures:
To attract more number of medical and doctor immigrants to the country, the federal government should relax the rules and regulations for the entry and the settlement in the country.
According to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada the government should initiate new funding scheme under the temporary work plans, so that the immigrant highly educated doctors able to acquire their licenses easily and quickly as compared to the ongoing scenario.
According to the experts the government must also issue funds for the salaries of the international graduate, as good opportunities always attracts best talent.
Another suggestion by experts advises the government to build up of high class full fledge laboratories and observatories and place the highly professionalized immigrants their, to carry on studies human health and other medical issues for constant advancement in medical field.
Problems Faced by doctor immigrants:
As per the college’s chief executive spokesman, Andrew Padmos is of point of view that due to lack of adequate spots in the residency programs due to which around 6,000 to 10,000 immigrant doctors are not able to practice properly in the country.
Due to the lack of residency spots, the immigrant doctors have to face rigorous constraints to acquire the residency for starting and carrying on their practice in any province. Resulting, the country looses a high number of highly trained and professional immigrant grads which would have contributed to the growth of this particular sector.
Commons standing committee of the human resources is extending helping hands to the new and prospective doctor immigrants to overcome all the odds. They are also improving methods, so that foreign immigrants can have quick recognition of the courses they studied and also to their experience they have come with.
The federal government is already playing it role by working to reduce the lag timings that immigrants have to face in order to attain recognition to their existing qualifications and experience.
Such a step is meant to improve the existing work chances for the aspirant immigrants and also for the economic growth of the country.