Times of Oman
Nov 26, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 02:57 PM GMT
Oman healthcare sector facing crunch of medics
August 28, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Every private polyclinic and hospital faces a huge rush for varied specialised treatment everyday and patients have to wait for hours for their turn in the absence of adequate specialists in every department. - Photos - Jun Estrada, O.K. Mohammed Ali

With the healthcare sector booming in Oman, there has also been an upswing in the quality of treatment, in view of growing competition.

However, all polyclinics and hospitals face a common problem: shortage of specialists. Apart from the well-equipped multi-specialty government hospitals, around seven private hospital chains with state-of-the-art equipment have been complimenting the efforts in tackling the healthcare needs of people across the length and breadth of Oman.

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