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
New maps compare Detroit’s population density to cities around the world
detroit.curbed.com - 3/23/2017 1:01:27 AM
But how does Detroit’s population density really compare to other big cities around the country and the world? New maps created by SpareFoot Moving Guides provide an interesting perspective. The maps take into account the 139 square miles of land in the ...
Ugandan Olympian’s body shuts down at World Cross-Country Champs (video)
NBC Sports - 3/27/2017 4:27:17 PM
Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei went from leading the race to finishing 30th in the final kilometer at the World Cross-Country Championships in Kampala ... in excellent position,” Canada Snowboard team physician Dr. Rodney J. French said, according to the ...
Crane's World: Chicago Has More Cranes Building Residential Projects Than Any Other City
Chicagoist - 3/27/2017 3:19:52 AM
Chicago has more cranes working on residential construction than any other city in the country. Chicago has 56 active cranes ... the few areas in the city that was already embracing housing density. The nation-leading tally only underscores further ...
Visualizing The World's Extreme Population Density
zerohedge.com - 3/20/2017 9:47:34 AM
You may have heard that the majority of the world’s population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southeast Asia. That’s a pretty extreme example of population density – but ...
Italy Named World’s Healthiest Country In Bloomberg Survey
The Marshall Town - 3/28/2017 9:02:17 AM
The Bloomberg Global Health Index has declared Italy as the healthiest country in the world. The survey ranked 163 countries ... According to Tom Kenyon, a physician and CEO of the global relief organization Project Hope, Italy has “an excess of doctors.”
Here's a map that shows the extreme disparity in population density across the world
Business Insider - 3/18/2017 10:54:21 AM
You may have heard that the majority of the world’s population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southeast Asia. That’s a pretty extreme example of population density – but here’s ...
Countries with the highest physicians density worldwide 2013
www.statista.com - 3/21/2017 10:50:48 AM
This statistic depicts the countries with the highest physicians density worldwide as of 2013. As of that year, Cuba was the country with the third highest number of physicians in relation to its population. There were some 67 physicians per every 10,000 ...
Italy’s Struggling Economy Has World’s Healthiest People
Bloomberg - 3/20/2017 12:00:35 AM
While Italy is among the most developed countries, growth has stagnated for decades, almost 40 percent of its youngsters are out of jobs and it’s saddled with one of the world’s highest ... said Tom Kenyon, a physician and CEO of the global relief ...
Penang – A Melting Pot Of Cultures
blog.coxandkings.com - 3/28/2017 9:30:55 AM
The country of Malaysia is an expanse of experiences waiting to ... take a tour on a heritage ride on a trishaw or stroll at your own pace. The Blue Mansion, a UNESCO World Heritage monument is a distinctive sight that offers guided tours meant to induce ...
Supermicro Exhibits Latest IT Building Blocks, Optimized for Software Defined Data Centers at World Hosting Days
IT Business Net - 3/28/2017 9:16:36 AM
RUST, Germany, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies, including green computing, announces participation at World Hosting Days, the global event for cloud ...
The world’s healthiest country is a pretty unlikely one, if you believe the ‘banter(s)’
The South African - 3/25/2017 8:51:31 AM
The place of pasta and pizza has been ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health ... according to Tom Kenyon, a physician and CEO of the global relief organization Project Hope (apparently the longest running television show ...
U.S. Lags on Adoption of Telehealth, According to over 3000 International Physicians
Business Wire - 3/27/2017 10:36:31 AM
... leading global social network for physicians where more than 600,000 fully verified and licensed physicians from 30 countries anonymously talk real-world medicine, collectively solve cases, respond to healthcare polls, and earn honorarium from surveys.
Population and Infant Mortality Between Wealthy and Poor Countries
Visual News - 3/27/2017 8:23:30 PM
The ratio of children, working citizens, and retired citizens is influential to the growth of a country. Japan has the largest retired population in the world (about 26% are ... Hans Rosling, a Swedish physician and statistician known for his TED ...
Tilapia market booms at Kasoa …Selling at minimum GHC300 per crate
businessdayghana.com - 3/28/2017 9:30:55 AM
Depending on the density of ... industry in the country. For a long time, fish-farming in Ghana was only done on a small-scale basis, to feed a family or sell a little at the market. But since the 1990s, the government and the World Bank have been trying ...
The “plastic bridge”: a low-cost, high-impact solution to address climate risk
ReliefWeb - 3/28/2017 6:46:16 AM
GRS abutments are based on ‘geogrids,’ a high density mesh made out of polyethylene ... transport and disaster risk management experts from the World Bank looked at introducing GRS bridge technology to Sri Lanka, a country where over 50% of bridges ...