Table 6.1 :  DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL STAFF IN MALE' AND ATOLLS, 2009
Personnel Republic   Male'   Atolls 
Both Sex   Male Female   Both Sex Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female
Doctors 478 1_/ 355 123   126 78 78   322 277 45
         General duty doctors 321   246 75   61 41 41   239 205 34
         Specialists 157   109 48   65 37 37   83 72 11
                         
Nurses 1,846   64 1,782   637 26 611   1,209 38 1,171
         Staff nurses 1,846   64 1,782   637 26 611   1,209 38 1,171
         Nurses                        
                         
Paramedical Staff 587   334 253   285 120 165   302 214 88
         Laboratory technicians /  Laboratory assistants 261 99 162 120 24 96 141 75 66
         Physiotherapists 21 18 3 13 10 3 8 8 0
         Radiographers 54 42 12 33 21 12 21 21 0
         Microscopist 0 0 0
         Microbiologist /  Food technologist 0 0 0
         Dentist / Dental Mechanic /Dental Hygienist 45 20 25 31 11 20 14 9 5
         Pharmacists / Pharmacy Asst.* 206 155 51 88 54 34 118 101 17
         Dietician 0                      
Community Health Personnel 632   140 492   2 1 1   630 139 491
         Community Health Workers 230   96 134   2 1 1   228 95 133
         Family Health Workers 283   44 239   0 0 0   283 44 239
Traditional Birth Attendant (Foolhuma) 119   0 119   0 0 0   119 0 119
                 Trained 119   0 119   0 0 0   119 0 119
                 Untrained 0   0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0
1_/ Does not include pvt clinics