Friday, July 06, 2007

5334 Phyicians in the USA come from sub-Sahara Africa where Muslims make up a large percentage of the Population...

More Info Muslim Physicians immigrating to the USA.
Center for Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA 2004
  • More than 23% of America's 771 491 physicians received their medical training outside the USA, the majority (64%) in low-income or lower middle-income countries. A total of 5334 physicians from sub-Saharan Africa are in that group, a number that represents more than 6% of the physicians practicing in sub-Saharan Africa now. Nearly 86% of these Africans practicing in the USA originate from only three countries: Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana. Furthermore, 79% were trained at only 10 medical schools.
Nigeria is 50% Muslim
Ghana is 16% Muslim
South Africa is the smallest at 1.5%

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