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
India’s passenger vehicle density to nearly double by 2020
Live Mint - 2/8/2016 2:07:09 PM
Photo: Rahul Grover/HT New Delhi: India’s passenger vehicle density is set to double ... million vehicles by 2020. “The country’s low vehicle penetration (32 vehicles per 1,000 people in 2015) makes it one of the world’s most attractive auto ...
The secret recipe for the world’s best fudge
Country Life - 2/6/2016 11:56:30 PM
‘Best fudge in the world,’ declares one ... Mr Boustead refuses to give any clues as to how he achieves that perfect density and flavour and I wonder how he maintains these intense levels of security. ‘We don’t have a big staff turnover ...
Zika Virus Continues To Spread In More South American Countries
You Don't Know Football - 2/7/2016 7:44:47 PM
"The precautionary measure is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes - using mosquito repellents, actively contributing to reducing the mosquito density ... the country, which is to host the 2016 Olympics Games, to repeatedly assure the world that it is ...
World's largest trophy hunting club is auctioning 300 hunts
Mashable - 2/4/2016 4:56:32 PM
The world's largest trophy hunting organization ... the club is auctioning off 300 separate hunts taking place in 32 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America. Bidders can sign up for the chance to kill African elephants, Australian ...
OKC doctor: Bashar al-Assad's ultimate betrayal of every physicians' oath
Oklahoma News - 2/6/2016 6:20:04 PM
displacing millions in a magnitude eclipsed only by World War II. Imagine a physician, who recited the Hippocratic oath of “First Do No Harm,” leaving a massive trail of unspeakable atrocities in his own country. Unfortunately, history is rife with ...
British Doctors Demand Israel’s Expulsion From World Medical Association
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2016 2:28:38 PM
SEATTLE — (ANALYSIS) Late last month, Israeli and Jewish media were filled with outrage at a letter signed by 71 British physicians, demanding the Israeli Medical Association’s expulsion from the World Medical Association. There were hearings in the ...
While the world improves its record, here's why India has world’s most stillborn babies
Firstpost - 2/5/2016 11:33:14 AM
the largest of any country in 2015, according to research published last month by the Lancet, a global medical journal. A stillbirth is a “baby born with no signs of life at or after 28 weeks’ gestation”, according to the World Health Organisation.
Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told
Chicago Tribune - 2/8/2016 2:47:07 AM
The brief is filed by professors from across the country in the court's upcoming abortion case ... "The aim of the Brandeis brief was to educate the judiciary about the real world in which the laws under inspection operated," Ginsburg said.
Mitsubishi Electric's High-Precision Air-Quality Sensor Also Capable of Sensing Particle Density
Azo Sensors - 2/8/2016 6:07:33 AM
the world first to detect all fine particles measuring no more than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, called PM2.5, as well as pollen and dust. It also senses the density of particles precisely. Scattered light from PM2.5 particles is measured with Mitsubishi ...
World Health Organization says Zika virus is "spreading explosively"
WITN - 1/29/2016 12:42:58 AM
A virus that is transmitted by mosquitos is spreading in explosive numbers, according to the World Health Organization. Health officials are warning you not to travel to countries where ... but local physicians say the virus is not an issue in the states ...
Optovue Releases AngioAnalytics, World's First OCTA Blood Vessel Measurement Technology
Marketwired - 2/3/2016 9:55:23 AM
Optovue also announced it will host an educational symposium at the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC 2016 ... an important element to the treatment algorithm by quantifying the density of blood vessels in the eye where blood flow can be detected ...
New Fellows at LUTH urged to abide by physicians’ oath
The Guardian - Nigeria - 1/28/2016 2:10:03 AM
As part of campaigning for a better health care delivery in the country, the Provost ... University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), to abide by and remember at all times the physicians’ oath they took, no matter the circumstances. Ogunsola who said this ...
Bringing medieval works to the digital world
Philadelphia Daily News - 2/2/2016 1:06:51 AM
Anyone anywhere in the world will be able to see the items with a click of a ... that will digitalize the largest regional collection of medieval and early modern manuscripts in the country. Nearly 160,000 pages, the bulk of them at the Free Library ...
World Health Organization declares worldwide emergency
SoloNews - 2/2/2016 5:38:52 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... It stopped short of recommending travel or trade restrictions to more than two dozen countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika is spreading. For students planning trips to Central ...
Zika virus declared an emergency, nearly 25 countries affected
OregonLive - 2/1/2016 1:03:52 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added American Samoa, Costa Rica, Curacao and Nicaragua to its travel advisory list of nearly 25 countries and territories ... Also Monday, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency ...