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Shortage of nurses critical: Minister

The recommended ratio in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for nurses is 83 nurses per 10,000 population.

Brunei Darussalam has a ratio of 71 nurses per 10,000 population, indicating a critical shortage that could impact the quality of medical and health services in the Sultanate.

This was shared by Minister of Health Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar during the fifth day of the 18th Legislative Council (LegCo) meeting yesterday.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin


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