Key Health Care Provider Indicators
Total number of health professionals. Health professionals maintain health in humans through the application of the principles and procedures of evidence-based medicine and caring. Based on: World Health Organization.
Number of practising nurses and midwives, usually measured per 1,000 inhabitants. It includes professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses. Based on: World Health Organization.
Number of practising physicians, usually measured per 1000 or 100 000 inhabitants. It includes generalist and specialist medical practitioners. Based on: World Health Organization.