oa South African Medical Journal - The case for more doctors
|Article Title||The case for more doctors|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Nov 1968|
|Pages||1240 - 1242|
|Keyword(s)||Case for more doctors, Doctor-population ratio, Medical practice, Optimum ratio and Sociology|
The doctor/population ratio in South Africa is 0.5 doctor to every 1,000 people, i.e. about one-third of the ratio in the USA and only one-quarter of the ratio in the USSR and Israel.
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