Why Nepali nurses chose the USA or Australia?
Nepali nurses are pretty excited about a career abroad, What compelled them or Why Nepali nurses chose the USA or Australia? lets understand. Passing by the streets of Kathmandu, past the democracy walls towards the Putalisadak in Bagbazar, through the crowds and traffic one may be struck by the spectacular billboards advertising study abroad. Bustling through the road over 100 hoardings for the education consultancy business targeting young educated people who want to work and study abroad will be in the count. Similar sort of boards comes into vision in other areas of the city, which indicates the huge demand for these services.
The number of youths outcasting to the abroad countries is quite huge however, nurses are the most increasing group of youth migrating from Nepal to a range of countries to fulfill their dreams of working and studying abroad. In the context of Nepal, only women can currently train as nurses, so this phenomenon is very gender-specific.
Some Facts on Nepali Nurses in the UK, USA and Australia
International nurse migration from Nepal started mainly in the new millennium, and within less than a decade the number of Nepalese nurses working abroad has increased significantly. By the end of 2008, there were between 800 to 1,000 Nepalese nurses working in the UK and the numbers increases with the count in other countries. However, to be very specific; the outflow of nurses are mostly to the USA and AUSTRALIA.
Initially, to start up with the educational criteria, the system is quite advanced and much more progressed compared to the country itself which attracts a huge population of nurses for emigration. The universities are more in number also the affiliated institutes are accessible for further study which helps to intake more students which are somehow restricted to a certain number in Nepal. Following, the profession gets the deserve respect and recognition by the society which is rare in our society. The profession is quite neglected and is looked down on; mostly as it is compared to doctors’ professional field.
Similar Climates of USA and Australia
Moreover, the climatic condition is adjustable, also due to the inflow of many Nepalese, the latter population tends to get their match for the company. Thus, they don’t find themselves alone and isolated even in a foreign land. this is the reason Why Nepali nurses chose the USA or Australia?, Besides, as a matter of fact, the English of Nepalese students are better and fluent which helps them to adjust ad become comfortable with the communication as the language barrier is a hindrance in the path of their success. Furthermore, some students take their flight to the USA/ Australia with a view to getting a job and permanent residency which is easily granted after a few years of struggle.
Considering these factors, Nepali nurses prefer to go abroad specifically the USA and Australia for better opportunities, lifestyle, recognition, respect for the chosen profession, and many more.
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