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's Oldest Profession' May Not Be What You Think
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2016 1:52:03 AM
Preachers and physicians of the Middle Ages ... to elicit Mather's opposition. Wealthy New World settlers from Spain and France, accustomed to hiring wet nurses of lower social status in their home countries, turned to Native American women, who were ...
Improving Bone Density
News Max - 6/29/2016 3:43:36 PM
Bone density mass testing has very significant precision errors of 3 to 4 percent. Patients and physicians do not realize that ... Compare your results with the guidelines published by the World Health Organization, then put them into perspective and ...
Women’s Health Activists Fight Global Abortion Restrictions—by Land, by Sea, and Online
Daily Beast - 6/30/2016 8:54:24 AM
A remote control speedboat would later send even more pills into the country ... women around the world without having to physically set sail. Women on Web, their sister organization, has been matching women who want abortions with physicians who will ...
New laws on abortion set to take effect around the country
The Seattle Times - 6/29/2016 8:26:57 AM
They are part of a raft of laws that are going on the books around the country with the start of the new fiscal ... And Florida will require abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals or the clinic to have a patient transfer ...
11 Highest Paying States for Family Physicians
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
family physicians usually practice in outpatient settings. Other countries would not permit you to see other specialists until you are referred by a family physician. The advent of family medicine as a specialty in the US was seen after World War II.
Physicians And Healthcare Administrators: Friends Or Foes?
Forbes - 6/29/2016 2:53:30 PM
Solving the challenges facing American healthcare will require a distinctly different type of relationship between physicians and administrators than currently exists in most health systems around the country ... that there is a world of suspicion between ...
These countries have the deadliest air pollution. (Surprisingly, Georgia is No. 1.)
Vox - 6/27/2016 1:37:08 PM
Here’s a striking chart showing where air pollution is deadliest, with countries ranked by deaths per 100,000 people ... control technologies on cars and power plants in the developing world, as well as giving people access to clean fuels for the ...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Extends All-flash Datacenter Capabilities with Leading Density and Data Services
Andhra News - 6/30/2016 12:14:50 PM
Updates to the HPE 3PAR StoreServ flash portfolio include the world’s most capacity-dense all-flash system ... the era of the best-integrated IT stack”, said Joybrata Mukherjee, Country Head, Storage, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India.
Full telecom coverage by 2021
Dhaka Tribune - 6/26/2016 8:40:39 PM
The government aims to achieve 100% telecom density by 2021 and connect 1,200 ... Policy was formulated in 1998 and it was updated twice in assistance with the World Bank and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). To have more modifications ...
Madame Tussauds New York Opens Highly Anticipated "Ghostbusters Experience" And World's First Hyper-Reality Experience "Ghostbusters: Dimension"
KTVN-TV - 6/30/2016 8:07:16 PM
Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 112 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across ... Behavioral Health says that a nuclear density gauge went missing from a jobsite ...
The world's smartest computer will help treat 10,000 veterans with cancer
Kokomo Tribune - 6/30/2016 6:59:52 AM
More than 350 researchers, oncologists, data experts, patients and others are taking part in Washington, with an additional 6,000 signed up for 270 regional summits around the country ... much more quickly. Physicians will feed tumor information to ...
M3 Ranked 5th Most Innovative Growth Company By Forbes
Yahoo Finance - 6/28/2016 9:06:55 PM
M3, Inc. has comprised a healthcare community spanning 70 countries, creating the world's largest healthcare panel of physicians and medical professionals. This healthcare community is accessible to M3 USA clients, including healthcare facilities and ...
Microcellular Polyurethane Foam Market by Type , Application , Region - Global Forecast to 2021
The Business Journal - 6/28/2016 5:10:41 PM
High-density foam is expected to witness significant growth during ... The rise in the number of vehicles is a major factor expected to lead to growth in the market in these countries. Break-up of profile of primary participants for the report: By Company ...
Larvicide Manufactured By Sumitomo, Not Zika Virus, True Cause Of Brazil’s Microcephaly Outbreak?
collective-evolution.com - 6/29/2016 7:04:02 PM
But despite how mainstream media has represented it, the World Health Organization (WHO ... which contains 35 percent of the country’s total microcephaly cases. The Argentine physicians also note that there have not been any cases of microcephaly ...
Stanford physicians use innovation to protect children’s health in Guatemala
med.stanford.edu - 6/27/2016 3:31:39 PM
A Stanford team has created a “nutrition surveillance” app that can help boost nutrition for children in some of the world’s poorest and most remote ... the app globally to help programs in other countries tackle malnutrition. As recently as 2005 ...