MMA: WHO denies setting doctor to patient ratio

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 09 Mar 2014

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia does not need one doctor to 400 patients to be considered a developed country, said the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA).

MMA president Datuk Dr N.K.S. Tharmaseelan said the World Health Organisation (WHO) had denied setting the ratio which is often used to justify the mushrooming of local medical colleges.

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