Health Workers Who they are

Health workers are certified professionals whose job is to protect and improve the health of their communities. They cut across different disciplines and specialties and include medical doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, physiotherapists, medical laboratory scientists, opticians, dentists, radiologists and nutritionists among many others.

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Categories of Health Workers

Know about different categories of Health Workers you can book on MyMedicalBank

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  • Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Clinical Audiologist
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist
  • Home Care Attendant
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist

Details of Categories Health Workers

  • Doctor - Health professionals who are hold a medical degree and are licensed to use medicine to treat illness and injuries to improve a patient’s health
  • Nurse - Licensed Health professionals who are trained to care for the sick and provide medical assistance.
  • Physiotherapist - Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease.
  • Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapists (OTs) are health care professionals who utilize evidence-based practice, research, scientific evidence, and a holistic perspective to promote independence, meaningful occupations, and patients' functional ability to fulfill their daily routines and roles.
  • Speech and Language Therapist - Speech and language therapists provide life-changing treatment, support and care for children and adults who have difficulties with communication, or with eating, drinking and swallowing. You'll help people who, for physical or psychological reasons, have problems speaking and communicating.
  • Clinical Audiologist - A clinical audiologist works with patients of all ages who have balance, speech, and language-related disorders that result from hearing loss.
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist - a healthcare professional with overall responsibly of Prosthetics & Orthotics treatment, who can supervise and mentor the practice of other personnel.
  • Home Care Attendant - Home care aides help care for physically or mentally ill, injured, disabled or infirm individuals who are confined to their homes or living in residential care facilities.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist - Medical laboratory scientists work in all areas of the clinical laboratory, including blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, histology and microbiology. They are also responsible for confirming the accuracy of test results, and reporting laboratory findings to pathologists and other physicians.