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
The world has even bigger water problems than we thought
Washington Post - 2/12/2016 1:55:15 PM
“High water scarcity levels appear to prevail in areas with either high population density…or the presence of much irrigated agriculture…or both,” write the authors. Indeed, they also note that in key parts of the world — including the Ganges and ...
Zika virus: World Health Organization advises safe sex
Cinema Blaze - 2/12/2016 12:50:50 PM
"Density of population ... returning from a country where the mosquito-borne virus is prevalent, Victoria Health Minister Jill Hennessy said. Blackmun said the USOC is monitoring the frequent updates regarding Zika. But the World Health Organization ...
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 Quality of US Healthcare Compared to the World
American Journal of Managed Care - 2/11/2016 4:12:27 PM
Although the United States is often viewed as having some of the best healthcare in the world ... the density of the physician workforce is measured in an aggregation of data from 2007 to 2013. In this category, Germany ranked highest—with 38.9 ...
World’s first-ever dengue vaccine now available in PHL
BusinessMirror. - 2/11/2016 1:27:48 PM
The world’s first antidengue vaccine ... Santos said doses of Dengvaxia arrived in the country last week and have been made available to physicians starting February 10. She said an initial 300,000 doses will be made available to the private market.
Argentine physicians claim Monsanto larvicide is true cause of microcephaly
Examiner - 2/11/2016 3:05:02 AM
An Argentine physicians' group has come forward to challenge the notion ... despite infecting 75% of the population in those countries. They also note that in other countries such as Colombia there are no records of microcephaly, yet there are plenty ...
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 ...
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 ...
World Health Organization urges women to cover up, have safe sex in Zika areas
Abruzzo Tv News - 2/11/2016 2:50:43 AM
Physicians and public health officials still lack the basic ... The incidence is two to fourfold higher in countries such as the US. About only one out of five people will experience those symptoms, he said. It says that the rise from 0.5 to 20 cases ...
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 ...
InventionShare Announces Big Breakthrough for Its 5by5 Wireless Large Area Internet Invention in Over 30 Countries
University Chronicle - 2/11/2016 10:31:50 PM
5by5 Wireless provides five times' greater wireless internet coverage, providing for an economical wireless internet connectivity to low population density ... of the world’s larger companies.” InventionShare is looking for telco, ISPs and country ...
How India tackles adverse drug reactions – by ignoring data
The Morung Express - 2/12/2016 3:28:18 PM
With 10 percent of 3.63 trillion medicines popped worldwide in 2015, India is the world’s third-largest medicine ... drug reactions makes the experience of a few physicians available to the entire country. Or, the manufacturer could be asked to add ...
Egypt doctors rally against police assaults
Los Angeles Times - 2/13/2016 1:51:05 AM
In Egypt's biggest public protest in more than two years, thousands of doctors gathered Friday to demand justice for two physicians allegedly assaulted ... for citizens at public hospitals across the country. Outside the union headquarters near downtown ...
World's First Air Quality Sensor Can Detect PM2.5, Pollen And Dust
Tech Times - 2/9/2016 6:35:00 AM
Recently, it has become one of the world's biggest public health issues with many countries reporting toxic levels of fumes ... can accurately measure the density or particles as well as other pollutants such as dust and pollen. PM2.5 generates scattered ...
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.