Table 6.1 :  DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL STAFF IN MALE' AND ATOLLS - 2010
                         
  Republic   Male'   Atolls   
Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female
Doctors 525 434 91   219 142 77   306 292 14  
         General duty doctors 330 288 42   106 67 39   224 221 3  
         Specialists 195 146 49   113 75 38   82 71 11  
Nurses 1868 71 1,797   660 63 597   1,208 8 1,200  
         Nurses 1,868 71 1,797   660 63 597   1,208 8 1,200  
Paramedical Staff 629 381 248   358 194 164   271 187 84  
Laboratory Scientists  4 2 2   4 2 2   0      
Laboratory technicians/ laboratory assistants/ food technologists /microbiologists  272 105 167   137 25 112   135 80 55  
         Physiotherapists 22 15 7   14 9 5   8 6 2  
         Radiographers 52 39 13   31 22 9   21 17 4  
         Dentist / Dental Mechanic / Dental Hygenist 32 10 22   27 7 20   5 3 2  
         Pharmacists / Pharmacy Asst. 247 210 37   145 129 16   102 81 21  
Community Health Personnel 805 180 625   2 0 2   803 180 623  
         Community Health Workers 278 126 152   2 0 2   276 126 150  
         Family Health Workers 313 54 259   0 0 0   313 54 259  
Traditional Birth Attendant (Foolhuma) 214 0 214   0 0 0   214 0 214  
                 Trained 214 0 214   0 0 0   214   214  
                 Untrained 0 0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0  
Pvt. sector includes ADK  only                        
Source: Ministry of Health & Family