Over the past ten years, more than 5.000 nurses and medical technicians left Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Last year alone, 150 of them left the register of the Chamber of Nurses on the basis of leaving the country.
Like the rest, hhealth workers are also leaving BiH in search of a better future and a safer existence. And the number of medical professionals seeking their happiness outside of our country will continue to grow.
Can’t be found work by profession for many years
Elvira HookyWith who attends German courses is one of them. WHe is preparing for a trip to Germany, because there is no future in BiH. Graduated from medical school and bachelor rights, but has been a trader for 12 years.
”Who can love another country and foreign language more than their own? At 37, I have to struggle, break my language, speak German, try to learn, but I have to to create a better future for yourself and your family.
It will be very difficult for me to leave, it will be difficult for me to leave my family, it will be difficult for me to leave my friends. But I have to leave because of my children, my children have no future here, as well as me too. If there is an opportunity for children to have a better future, grow up in a healthier and safer environmentwWhy can’t I make it possible for my children” Hookswith underlined.
Almost a third of the total number of health care workers haWith left our country, and the consequences of their departure are already visible.
”We noticed that we do not have enough operatives, that we do not have enough professional personnel, that we do not have enough personnel who can now respond to a certain amount of work. Some jobs have been replaced by highly qualified personnel, takes a lot of time to learn this young staff“ said the President of the Chamber of Nurses /Medical Technicians in Zenica-Doboj Canton (ZDFROM) Sabina Kolik.
Those who has a job also leave BiH
Medical technician Nino Hasanika said they were actually studying for another country. Butdo in situation worse not only for those who do not have a job leave BiH. People with more than ten years of experience are also leaving us, and such an example FROMEila MoojiWithBegagiWithwho said that she was leaving not because of money, but because of the general instability in the country.
”The whole system in BiH it’s a collapse, starting with the right to health, and not to mention politics, no country has five, presidents, three presidents, everyone has one, only BiH has three, and they argue who will carry the flag, which flag will be shownand there are so many problems in the country,” said MoojiWith BegagiWith.
According to a study by the Union for Sustainable Return and Integration of BiH, half a million people have left the country over the past nine years, writes Avaz.