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Table 5 Human resources for health [49, 53, 69]

From: Medical tourism and policy implications for health systems: a conceptual framework from a comparative study of Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia

  Doctors per 1000 population Doctors Nurses per 1000 population Nurses
   Public (%) Private (%)   Public (%) Private (%)
Thailand 0.4 (2000) 78.4% (2005) 21.6% (2005) 2.8 (2000) 87.8% (2005) 12.2% (2005)
Singapore 1.5 (2003) 54.8% (2009) 45.2% (2009) 4.5 (2003) 68.5% (2009) 31.5% (2009)
Malaysia 0.7 (2002) 60.1% (2008) 39.9% (2008) 1.8 (2002) 71.2% (2008) 28.8% (2008)