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 Practice Presents Best States to Practice 2015
Financial Content - 10/5/2015 9:55:43 AM
Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Practice ... This year, Idaho prevails as the best state, offering doctors the lowest physician density and cost of living in the country. About UBM Medica UBM Medica provides unbiased clinical, practical, and ...
'India isn't the best place in the world to die'
Times of India - 10/6/2015 2:05:04 PM
LONDON: India isn't the best place in the world ... the country is working towards changing this". She says that in India, the passing in 2014 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Act by parliament brings legal clarity for ...
China buys from the world, while remaining at home
ECNS - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
accounting for 20 percent of the country's total foreign trade. Nielsen's Global E-commerce and The New Retail Survey in April said several factors are at play to boost China's e-commerce. Rapid urbanization and high population density make the home ...
Secrets of the world's healthiest children: 6 longevity lessons from Japan
Today.com - 10/6/2015 1:07:48 PM
The country has the highest "healthy life expectancy" in the world, with Japanese boys and girls expected ... Enjoy more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fish, which are lower in calorie density. Consume fewer processed foods and items with excessive ...
Live in a world full of plastic? Here is why you should be worried
Daily News and Analysis - 10/3/2015 5:50:32 PM
The piece was written by a team of physicians and scientists from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, including from the World Health Organisation ... is expected to grow fastest in developing countries in the next five years, according ...
World-class business park rises in the Visayas
Inquirer Lifestyle - 9/29/2015 6:16:45 PM
While Metro Manila is mired in urban density and chaotic traffic ... and the efficiency of commercial districts in progressive Asean countries. This P35-billion project aims to become the main business and tourism hub in Western Visayas.
10 Fascinating Dwarfs From World History
listverse.com - 10/8/2015 7:07:31 AM
Vesalius was born to a family of physicians; his father and grandfather ... particularly during a world tour in which a baby was hired in each country to play the couple’s infant child, though some historians say that this was a hoax by Lavinia in ...
2nd Annual Brush Country Medicine and Survival Conference
KRGV-TV 5 - 10/6/2015 8:38:47 PM
The Brush Country Medicine and Survival Conference will be held at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM, with registration starting at 7:30 AM. Conference speakers include world-renowned physicians, Border Patrol agents ...
Count of poor people in India may be lower, says World Bank
The Indian Express - 10/6/2015 6:48:25 AM
Suggesting that India, home to the largest number of poor in 2012, may have been overestimating the number of its poor, the World Bank has detailed how a shift in the way consumption expenditure is recorded alters the country’s poverty rate from 21.2 per ...
Mercy Hospital opens world's first virtual care center
KFVS12 - 10/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
(KMOV.com) - Mercy Hospital will open the world's first virtual care center Tuesday. The telemedicine center in Chesterfield will grant medical access to people who live in remote rural areas and under-served inner cities. Nearly 300 physicians, nurses ...
Igbo adventurism in the world context (2)
The Guardian - Nigeria - 10/5/2015 11:53:14 PM
The reason is that the Igbo have relocated to other parts of the country and thereby leveraged ... high population concentration in Africa and the world. Igbo land was remarkable as it had a population density of more than 500 persons per km2, which ...
Doctors against vaccines - These physicians actually did the research
Natural News - 10/3/2015 11:55:37 PM
Heather, a chiropractor, brought him into the world of holistic healing ... She is a former president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and she frequently speaks out against the perils of government-run health care.
Funny Kid Covers Red Carpet At 23rd Annual Healthy Child Healthy World Gala
prnewswire.com - 10/3/2015 2:48:36 AM
and to advocate legislation that regulates what goes into the country's products. Kids in the House is the world's largest parenting video library with over 9,000 videos from 500+ experts including physicians, psychologists, researchers, educators ...
Around the world people ask 'who's to blame?' for the Hajj stampede
BBC - 9/25/2015 4:19:49 PM
A few took a contrary view, however, putting the tragedy down to "density" and "human error ... In Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, the majority of messages expressed sympathy for those killed and their families, with only a few ...
Injured by a sea lion? Your doctor's office has a code for that
Anchorage Daily News - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
But physicians nationwide switched to an updated ... It was developed by the World Health Organization and is already in use in other countries. Until Thursday, doctors in the United States had been using the ninth edition, developed in 1979.