Definition: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. WHO estimates that fewer than 23 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 10,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Physicians density map
Countries with the highest physicians density worldwide 2013
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Physicians density (per 1000 population) By Country
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World Automotive Sales Setting New Records
newgeography.com - 1/14/2017 5:35:22 AM
The world has come a long way since 1929 ... Further, despite effective emission controls, the high density of traffic contributes to the country’s severe air pollution problems . The plan for a more decentralized Beijing and environs (Jin-Jing-Ji ...
Costa Rica Among The Countries With The Best Healthcare In The World
qcostarica.com - 1/7/2017 11:58:53 PM
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A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners
Washington Post - 3/20/2013 11:59:46 PM
Buried several hundred pages into a new World ... density (by which they mean the number of physicians per capita, not the mass-per-cubic-meter of individual doctors), are some very interesting numbers. The WEF has compiled survey data from 140 countries ...
Smoking costs world economies $1 trillion per year, World Health Organization says
The Times-Picayune - 1/10/2017 11:38:01 AM
Smoking and its side effects cost the world's economies ... The report recommends that countries adopt policies to control tobacco use, including taxing and raising the price of cigarettes, to save lives. More than 60 authors - physicians, public health ...
Ranking Caribbean Countries By Population Density
Caribbean Journal - 10/22/2013 11:46:59 PM
The World Bank’s recently-released World ... This one focuses on population density, or, to put it another way, what are the Caribbean’s most crowded and least crowded countries? According to the data, it’s Suriname that is the most sparsely ...
Israel builds world's tallest solar thermal tower in Negev Desert
Euronews - 1/11/2017 11:01:03 AM
“The reason our tower is the tallest tower in the world is not that we were seeking to break any world records, but because of the density of the solar field ... endless supply of sunshine, but the country lags behind in putting solar power on ...
A Lindbergh High grad traveled the world to save lives. Then her life was cut short
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 1/15/2017 6:27:16 PM
Elvin Geng, a physician and associate professor, has seen their starry eyes. “I tell my students here, if you want to change the world, it’s not enough to ... the petite brunette ran track and cross country. She played several instruments, mainly ...
Major cities in many countries have become progressively less dense
croakingcassandra.com - 1/3/2017 9:04:40 PM
A reader yesterday linked to the recently-published United Nations World Cities Report ... striking way it makes the same point made in an early post on this blog: as countries become richer, the cities in those countries tend to become less densely ...
'Gandhi should have won the Nobel Prize'
Rediff India Abroad - 1/17/2017 4:27:23 AM
Subhash Minda, a physician ... world' and ignore displaying anything on 'non-violence', an idea that got India its independence. Nine visiting Nobel Laureates -- the single largest contingent ever to come as a team to India -- are travelling across the ...
Texas may snuff out smoking for anyone younger than 21
Dallas News - 1/16/2017 1:54:04 PM
John Zerwas, a Richmond Republican and physician who will champion the effort in the House ... “This directly aligns with our mission of eliminating cancer in Texas and the world because this is one of the best ways to do that.” Tobacco use in Texas ...
Breathing bad air
Himalayan Times - 1/17/2017 3:58:45 AM
According to World Health Organisation (WHO), “Air pollution is contamination ... and shortness of breath,” informs Dr Khem Raj Bhusal, Consultant Physician at Green City Hospital, Basundhara and Manmohan Memorial Teaching Hospital, Swoyambhu.
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Yahoo News - 1/13/2017 6:01:01 PM
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Vietnam premier urges more investment from Japan
Santa Maria Times - 1/17/2017 4:34:33 AM
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