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
Physicians density worldwide by region 2013
www.statista.com - 2/11/2017 12:37:18 AM
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Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
The Diplomat - 2/17/2017 11:53:13 PM
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Empowered News - 2/8/2017 3:28:29 PM
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Canada's Muslims embrace their country – even when it doesn't embrace back
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/20/2017 1:55:31 PM
Muslims are increasingly taking their place in Canadian society, and are some of the country's most patriotic citizens ... for your contributions,” says Danyaal Raza, a family physician who won a prize for his work in promoting better access to health ...
10 Fattest Countries in the World
toptenz.net - 2/13/2017 2:53:55 PM
That’s gotta be a world leader, right? Well, believe it or not, America doesn’t even break the top 10 countries on the obesity scale ... has caused the population to mutate to a size and density where they could withstand nuclear blasts, but actually ...
Population density pushes the 'slow life'
Science Daily - 2/13/2017 11:57:57 PM
One psychological effect of population density is for those people living in ... There are similar phenomenon emerging in dense countries like Japan and Singapore." "With the world's population growing," Neuberg added, "it seems more important than ever ...
College of Family Physicians calls for review of Safe Third Country Agreement
680 News - 2/17/2017 8:44:07 AM
OTTAWA – A physician’s organization wants a review of an agreement ... Dr. David White, president of the college, says the Safe Third Country Agreement needs to be reviewed due to uncertainty about the U.S. order to place travel restrictions on people ...
THIS Country Has the World’s Healthiest Children. Here’s What They Do Differently. (#6 is a real problem in the U.S.)
althealthworks.com - 2/18/2017 10:47:36 PM
A long, happy life starts with a healthy childhood, and there is one country that has everyone else beat when it ... Japanese lifestyle and write a book titled “Secrets of the World’s Healthiest Children: Why Japanese Children Have the Longest ...
OP-Ed: Boutique Medicine in the Modern World
impakter.com - 2/21/2017 7:56:25 AM
... home phone access to a physician in the group or their physician in particular; telephone /email consultations; better waiting rooms with spa-like amenities such as bathrobes and slippers; world medical concierge service when a patient is abroad ...
Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to the World
africa-ontherise.com - 2/16/2017 2:07:25 PM
cities can help countries accelerate growth and “open the doors” to global markets Urbanization is a source of dynamism that can enhance productivity and increase economic integration, says a new World Bank report, Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 2/10/2017 11:15:35 AM
DeVos eventually made it inside the school, in a visit that was designed to help her mend fences with teachers and parents across the country following a contentious ... would bring a physician’s insights to managing a federal agency that they said ...
Highly Regarded Vascular Surgeon Sherene Shalhub, MD, FACS, MPH, will be Presented in The Leading Physicians of the World
PR News Channel - 2/20/2017 10:09:26 PM
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Sherene Shalhub, MD, MPH, FACS, Vascular Surgeon, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Sherene Shalhub is ...
World's last intact forests are becoming increasingly fragmented
authorityngr.com - 2/14/2017 7:14:37 AM
If the trend doesn’t reverse, the world could lose much of its unbroken forest tracts this century, posing problems for nature, the climate and human well-being. Where Are Intact Forests Being Fragmented? Countries with the largest remaining areas of ...
World Bank Report: Improving Conditions for People and Businesses in Africa’s Cities Is Key to Growth
The World Bank - 2/9/2017 10:15:19 PM
WASHINGTON, February 9, 2017—Africa’s cities are growing in population – adding the size of another Nigeria to cities by 2025 – so have a critical role to play in their countries’ economic growth, says a new World Bank report released today.
“Non-physician clinicians” in low income countries
BMJ - 5/12/2011 11:54:58 PM
The crisis in human healthcare resources disproportionately affects the poorest women in low income countries ... low density areas have a much higher burden of disease than high density areas. Africa has about a quarter of the burden of the world ...