Table 6.1 :  DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL STAFF IN MALE' AND ATOLLS, 2006-2007
  2006
  Republic   Male'   Atolls
Personnel Both Sex   Male Female   Both Sex Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female
Doctors 418   246 87   211 144 67   122 102 20
         General duty doctors 232 1_/ 100 47   92 56 36   55 44 11
         Specialists 186   146 40   119 88 31   67 58 9
                         
Nurses 1,221   14 966   545 6 539   435 8 427
         Staff nurses 754 1_/ 14 616   424 6 418   206 8 198
         Nurses 467 1_/ 0 350   121 0 121   229 - 229
                         
Paramedical Staff 624   85 113   366 67 102   212 33 23
         Laboratory technicians 146 1_/ 42 69   78 22 56   33 20 13
         Laboratory assistants 49 1_/ 6 32   30 4 26   8 2 6
         Physiotherapists 17   10 7   14 9 5   3 1 2
         Radiographers 32   27 5   20 17 3   12 10 2
         Microscopist 0   0 0   0 - -   0 - -
         Microbiologist 2   0 0   2 - 2   0 - -
         Food technologist 3   0 0   3 - 3   0 - -
         Dentist 16   0 0   16 9 7   0 - -
         Dental Mechanic 4   0 0   4 4 -   0 - -
         Dental Hygienist 2   0 0   2 2 -   0 - -
         Pharmacists / Pharmacy Asst.* 352   0 0   196 - -   156 - -
         Dietician 1   0 0   1 - 1   0 - -
Community Health Personnel 816   0 0   0 0 0   816 154 662
         Community Health Workers 201   0 0   0 - -   201 104 97
         Family Health Workers 279   0 0   0 - -   279 50 229
Traditional Birth Attendant (Foolhuma) 336   0 0   0 0 0   336 0 336
                 Trained** 172   0 0   0 - -   172 - 172
                 Untrained** 164   0 0   0 - -   164 - 164
* gender-wise not available / registered no. only                        
** provisional                        
1_/ Both sexes total includes health personnel working in Health Centers and Heath Posts (desegregation by gender not available fro these personnel's)                    
Health personnel working in Health Centers and Heath Posts                    
         General duty doctors 85                    
         Staff nurses 124                    
         Nurses 117                    
         Laboratory technicians 35                    
         Laboratory assistants 11                    
Table 6.1 (continued)                        
  2007
  Republic   Male'   Atolls 2_/
Personnel Both Sex   Male Female   Both Sex Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female
Doctors 552   432 120   259 178 81   293 254 39
         General duty doctors 332   261 71   123 77 46   209 184 25
         Specialists 220   171 49   136 101 35   84 70 14
                         
Nurses 1,539   30 1,509   621 8 613   918 22 896
         Staff nurses 1,101   26 1,075   510 8 502   591 18 573
         Nurses 438   4 434   111 0 111   327 4 323
                         
Paramedical Staff 597   155 165   332 76 112   265 79 53
         Laboratory technicians 196   90 106   95 30 65   101 60 41
         Laboratory assistants 54   13 41   42 9 33   12 4 8
         Physiotherapists 15   10 5   12 8 4   3 2 1
         Radiographers 44   35 9   28 22 6   16 13 3
         Microscopist 0   0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0
         Microbiologist 4   1 3   4 1 3   0 0 0
         Food technologist 0   0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0
         Dentist 0   0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0
         Dental Mechanic 3   3 0   3 3 0   0 0 0
         Dental Hygienist 3   3 0   3 3 0   0 0 0
         Pharmacists / Pharmacy Asst.* 277   0 0   144 0 0   133 0 0
         Dietician 1   0 1   1 0 1   0 0 0
Community Health Personnel 785   141 644   2 0 2   783 141 642
         Community Health Workers 190   88 102   2 0 2   188 88 100
         Family Health Workers 288   53 235   0 0 0   288 53 235
Traditional Birth Attendant (Foolhuma) 307   0 307   0 0 0   307 0 307
                 Trained 251   0 251   0 0 0   251 0 251
                 Untrained 56   0 56   0 0 0   56 0 56
* gender-wise not available / registered no. only                        
2_/  Doctors, nurses and paramedical staffs of health posts is not included                
Source: Ministry of Health                         
               Health Information and Research Section