Doctor to patient ratio above WHO minimum standard

Veena Bhatnagar (left) chats with Opposition MP Dr Antonio Lalabalavu while Fisheries minister Semi Koroilavesau follows closely behind. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

THE doctor to patient ratio is greater than one doctor to 800 people in the country Revealing this in Parliament yesterday, Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said the World Health Organization’s minimum standard of one doctor to population was 1:1000 and he was pleased to announce that Fiji had crossed that […]

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