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
Hyderabad beats other metros with highest density of doctors
Times of India - 7/23/2016 9:45:52 AM
In what is likely to help Hyderabad rightfully claim the 'medical hub' tag in the country, a recent report by World Health Organisation (WHO) found that the city has the highest density of qualified allopathy doctors per lakh population. With a ratio of ...
The 10 most digitally savvy countries in the world
Market Watch - 7/19/2016 5:11:26 AM
Fun fact: WEF has highlighted Japan for having the highest robot density in the world — 1.5 robots for every 10 people. 9. Luxembourg: 5.67 NRI This small European country knows the importance of technology and its regulation. That’s why it has the ...
G20 countries face calls for action to boost growth
MENAFN - 7/23/2016 11:50:32 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US urged G20 countries gathering on Saturday to do ... will be Recognized in Latest Edition of The Leading Physicians of the World, MENAFN Press (MENAFN Press) Chicago, Illinois The International ...
Shaken baby syndrome accepted as diagnoses by majority of physicians
Eurek Alert - 7/22/2016 4:17:46 AM
"Our study is the first to provide the much needed empiric confirmation that multidisciplinary physicians throughout the country overwhelmingly accept ... nation's top children's hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report. It is the pediatric training ...
Pistachios, Afghans' green gold, coveted by Taliban
Dawn - 7/20/2016 1:28:20 AM
KABUL: Afghanistan takes pride in its world-class pistachios ... According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and USAID, forest density across the country has considerably thinned, from an average of 40-100 trees per hectare before the war ...
US Agency: Four Countries Most at Zika Risk Due to Olympics Travel
Voice of America - 7/13/2016 7:48:52 AM
The 19 countries, identified by the CDC, have not reported an outbreak so far. Excluding these countries, attendance at the games does not pose a 'substantive risk' for mosquito-borne Zika transmission. However, last month the World Health Organization ...
Global Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Market Revenue to Rise at a CAGR of 1.41% over Forecast 2015-2019
sbwire.com - 7/21/2016 3:10:21 PM
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Women on osteoporosis drugs still need bone density screenings
Win 98.5 - 7/18/2016 5:19:46 AM
The findings suggest it may be time for some physicians to rethink their reluctance to get women bone mineral density tests after they start medication, Leslie said. Whether to send women for these tests - also called DEXA scans, for dual-energy x-ray ...
3 bizarre laws you should know about before traveling to certain countries
Oklahoma News - 7/13/2016 2:51:12 PM
It is always a good idea to be aware of the laws and customs of a country before you travel there ... It’s hard to keep things hygienic with a population density like that (almost 18,000 people per square mile.). Before the ban, the sheer volume of ...
Clowning on the world stage
Times of Malta - 7/16/2016 11:58:50 PM
Today, we have 1,300 residents per km2. The population density has more than doubled over the past century. No wonder we face so many environmental pressures. After World War II, Commonwealth countries like Australia and Canada offered real opportunities ...
There are bright spots among the world’s coral reefs – the challenge is to learn from them
THE CONVERSATION - 7/20/2016 4:01:39 PM
The Great Barrier Reef, which is often considered the best-managed reef in the world, performed largely as we would expect it to, given that it is in a wealthy country with low population density, and many of its individual reefs are offshore and mostly ...
World silicon anode battery market : drivers, challenges, historical and current sizes from 2016 to 2026 available in new report
Whatech - 7/21/2016 1:34:19 AM
This increased energy density will allow automotive manufacturers to increase ... to increase in the demand of Silicon Anode Battery in developed regions. Emerging countries such as UAE and Brazil are expected to have a significant market share in the ...
Shaking baby could be deadly, say physicians
Daijiworld - 7/22/2016 4:03:27 AM
"Our study is the first to provide the much needed empiric confirmation that multidisciplinary physicians throughout the country overwhelmingly accept the validity of these diagnoses, and refutes the recent contention that there is this emerging ...
Alzheimer’s dementia and a world in denial
kevinmd.com - 7/12/2016 7:02:56 PM
This trend is mirrored in other nations, and the elderly are now the fastest growing group in many countries.Not every old person will ... or consider the changes to be part of normal aging. Physicians play a role as well. Perhaps doctors are reluctant ...
Robot 'therapist' to improve productivity among TCM physicians
Channel News Asia - 7/18/2016 7:28:37 AM
According to Mr Zhang, EMMA is probably the first such robot in the world developed specifically for use by TCM physicians and sports therapists ... “Like many developed countries, Singapore has the problem of an ageing population.