Four specialist anaesthetists per 100 000 population needed

A minimum of four specialist anaesthetists per 100 000 population are required to achieve a reasonable standard of healthcare. Many countries currently do not achieve this number. This is stated in an article published in BMJ Global Health.

Low-income and middle-income countries should aim for a minimum of four specialist anaesthetists per 100 000 population. To achieve this density, the output of medical schools must increase and entry to anaesthesia training be incentivised.

Existing data show that currently 80 countries have fewer than this number.

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