PATNA: Bihar has been complying with the World Well being Organisation (WHO) norms of doctor-population ratio because it has 1.19 lakh registered practising medical doctors catering to the healthcare wants of 12 crore inhabitants of the state, well being minister Mangal Pandey stated within the legislative meeting on Friday.
He stated the state has 40,100 medical doctors in allopathy apart from 33,922 Ayurvedic and 34,257 homoeopathy medical doctors. The variety of these doing Yunani medical follow is 5,203 and there are 6,130 dentists. As per the WHO norms, there ought to be one physician for 1,000 inhabitants.
“The registered medical doctors of assorted classes collectively add as much as 1.19 lakh for a inhabitants of 12 crore within the state,” Pandey stated, including that as many as 31,414 nurses are additionally deployed in varied hospitals. The doctor-population ratio will enhance additional with the opening of the brand new