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The human resource and workforce shortage of male nurses and nursing professionals: the challenges in the Asian region

  • Luis Miguel Dos Santos1,*,

1Endicott College, Woosong University, 34514 Daejeon, Republic of Korea

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.141 Vol.18,Issue 4,April 2022 pp.1-1

Submitted: 28 September 2021 Accepted: 11 October 2021

Published: 30 April 2022

*Corresponding Author(s): Luis Miguel Dos Santos E-mail:


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Human resource shortage; Male nurse; Workforce shortage

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Luis Miguel Dos Santos. The human resource and workforce shortage of male nurses and nursing professionals: the challenges in the Asian region. Journal of Men's Health. 2022. 18(4);1-1.


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