Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Hospital bed density map
Sleeping late? Napping all the time? What your sleep says about your health
CNN - 9/4/2015 11:58:23 AM
Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world. (CNN)Do you sleep between seven ... of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston. Read: The woman who slept, but got no rest But ...
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/3/2015 3:53:41 AM
Map 1: Hospital Beds The WHO report says that the density of hospital beds can be used to indicate the availability of patient services. Japan, North Korea and Belarus have the highest number of hospital beds per 10,000 population across the world whereas ...
Tutu out of hospital after weeks of care: foundation
Yahoo News - 9/4/2015 10:03:51 AM
Cape Town (AFP) - South African archbishop Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital ... around the world had been just as important as the medical attention in aiding the arch's recovery," she added. Earlier this week, Tutu, lying in bed, posed for ...
Nobel Laureaute Muhammad Yunus Opens NH Hospital for Poor, Calls for 3 Zeroes
Microfinance Monitor - 9/5/2015 3:07:29 AM
an economics professor who had shown the world the sub-altern methodology to achieve equality of opportunities. Otherwise, the 200-bed Narayana Hrudayalaya will have only general wards and taking cue from Yunus, NH founders have set up a hospital simple ...
India’s For-Profit Hospitals Make Bank From Unethical Procedures
Daily Beast - 9/3/2015 7:30:32 PM
If this is the case, just how many patients in the 50 percent of hospital beds India’s private ... but if this is widespread in one country’s private medical industry, it could easily be the case elsewhere in the world, too. Two reports published ...
Image of Drowned Syrian Boy Echoes Around World
Wall Street Journal - 9/2/2015 11:56:35 PM
His final journey was supposed to end in sanctuary in Europe; instead it claimed his life and highlighted the plight of desperate people caught in the gravest refugee crisis since World War II ... From his hospital bed on Wednesday, Mr. Kurdi told a ...
Ugwuani lays foundation stone for 200-bed Specialist Hospital
dailypost.ng - 9/2/2015 9:44:45 AM
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday laid the foundation stone of a 200-bed specialist hospital in Orba ... for medical tourist that would also draw investors within the country and from countries in the African continent to the coal ...
Oxxy moves to launch world’s largest transparent, affordable hospital chain
Times of India - 8/27/2015 11:42:13 PM
These hospitals will be from 50 to 500-bed capacity ... quality hospital chain of the country. Oxxy has already screened over 12 million people so far under its Swastha Bharat campaign through 520 Free Health Camps in 100 Cities creating a World Record.
Refugee crisis: tackle Syria's 'evil Assad regime', says Osborne - live updates
The Guardian - 9/5/2015 9:55:30 AM
But my kids, and my wife, it’s a wake-up call for the world. And hopefully they step in and help others.” Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the formation of a humanitarian task force to oversee the country’s response to the ...
Thrive Solar Energy Lifts India’s School Kids Out of Darkness
India West - 9/4/2015 1:28:27 AM
More than two-thirds of the country ... a hospital in her home town – Hanspukur – with her meager savings. The Humanity Hospital is the only hospital in the region which is home to 50,000 people who live at the very bottom of the pyramid. The 15-bed ...
Croke Park a test bed to trial smart technologies
RTE Online - 9/4/2015 4:16:05 PM
The Smart Stadium project – a collaboration between Dublin City Univeristy, Arizona State University, the GAA and Intel – has seen the country’s largest stadium transformed into a test bed for new ... devices to make our world smarter and more ...
Fair Oaks cyclist takes on World Transplant Games
TheSacramento Bee - 8/27/2015 2:35:12 AM
His desire to compete in this week’s games willed him out of his hospital bed ... in the World Transplant Games with other athletes who have battled conditions requiring transplants. Founded in 1978, the games draw about 2,000 people from 50 countries ...
Man tackled on train on authorities' radar in 3 countries
Daily Herald - 8/22/2015 10:00:47 PM
PARIS (AP) — The man who boarded a high-speed Amsterdam-to-Paris train with a Kalashnikov rifle before being tackled by passengers was on the radar of authorities in three countries ... Stone was taken to a hospital in nearby Lille with a hand injury ...
Rochester Hills-based Crittenton Hospital completes merger with Ascension Health
The Oakland Press - 8/31/2015 5:18:05 PM
Crittenton hospital joins the largest non-profit health system in the country, inheriting the support of a national ... Located at 1101 West University Drive in Rochester Hills, Crittenton is a 290-bed acute healthcare facility with a medical staff of ...
Desmond Tutu out of hospital after weeks of care
Times Media Group - 9/4/2015 11:15:26 AM
Tutu, 83, has been in and out of hospital in recent ... by people around the world had been just as important as the medical attention in aiding the arch’s recovery,” she added. Earlier this week, Tutu, lying in bed, posed for a photograph with ...