Number of doctors, dentists and nurses declines

30.11.2011                      04.Kislev. 5772

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Number of doctors, dentists and nurses declines

Percentage of psychologists, health professionals relative to general population drops, still higher than most OECD countries.

The rates of physicians, nurses, dentists, dental technicians and assistants to pharmacists compared to the population continued to decline in 2010, according to a statistical report on health professionals released for publication on Wednesday.
At the same time, the rate of psychologists, dental hygienists, optometrists, pharmacists, medical-lab workers, clinical geneticists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and dietitians declined….