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, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
Healthcare demand in India rising; country will need 3.5m hospital beds, 3m doctors by 2034
thenewsreports.com - 1/29/2015 12:03:24 AM
the report says that there are just 0.6 doctors per 1,000 people as compared to Brazil and China where it is 1.8. India has only 1.3 hospital beds per 1,000 people-significantly lower than the guideline of 3.5 beds defined by World Health Organisation.
World's largest Ebola unit dismantled as outbreak retreats
Yahoo News - 1/28/2015 10:51:49 PM
The largest Ebola unit ever built opened in the Liberian capital Monrovia with 120 beds on August 17 but was immediately ... a huge tented field clinic put up on the grounds of a missionary hospital. Those were among just over 50 patients at MSF's eight ...
Leveraging urban density and mobility part of Singapore's Smart Nation vision: IDA
MIS Asia - 1/28/2015 10:51:49 PM
IDA's executive deputy chairman Steve Leonard said that today there are two unstoppable forces shaping not just Singapore but the entire world-urban density and mobility ... there will be more demand for hospital beds than the government could provision ...
The Min hospital in Bath finally comes under the wing of the city's Royal United Hospital
The Bath Chronicle - 1/29/2015 2:55:12 AM
More than 250 years after it first opened, The Min is being taken over by the Royal United Hospital. AMANDA CAMERON finds out ... per cent of the patients who travel from around the country and the world to receive its specialist services.
20 Of The Safest Cities In The World
The Business Insider - 1/26/2015 7:40:55 PM
The Economist's Intelligence Unit has released a ranking of the safest major cities in the world, and Tokyo comes out on top ... expectancy of a city's citizens as well as the ratio of hospital beds to the size of the population. Infrastructure ...
Hudson Valley Hospital Center Hooks Up with NewYork-Presbyterian
Patch - 1/28/2015 12:29:03 PM
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals, with some 2,600 beds among its six campuses ... according to U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has academic affiliations with ...
Turkish president inaugurates hospital in Somalia
worldbulletin.net - 1/25/2015 1:37:01 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended Sunday the official opening of a 200-bed Somalia-Turkey Training and Research Hospital in Mogadishu. The two countries signed a protocol stipulating that the hospital would be operated jointly and that ...
NEW: Lifespan Workers to Picket Rhode Island Hospital
Go Local Prov - 1/28/2015 10:08:52 PM
Founded in the late 19 th century, Valley Regional is the only 24/7-staffed Emergency Room hospital in the Sullivan Country ... beds. In 2011, the hospital received its second consecutive designation as a "Baby Friendly" hospital by the World Health ...
A World War II Nurse’s VA Lobotomy Takes Toll on Family She Raised
Wall Street Journal - 1/24/2015 2:03:51 AM
When Paul Ludden visits his mother in the nursing home, he sits on her bed and sings with her. Dorothy, 94 years old, remembers words to 1940s ditties. But she struggles to find memories of her days as a Navy nurse during World War II. When she grows quiet ...
World's largest Ebola unit dismantled
News24 - 1/28/2015 6:34:07 PM
The largest Ebola unit ever built opened in the Liberian capital Monrovia with 120 beds on August 17 but was immediately overwhelmed, with staff forced to turn patients away at its gates, despite more than doubling its capacity. Also read: Rich countries ...
World's largest Ebola unit dismantled, outbreak retreats
KhaleejTimes - 1/28/2015 8:07:10 PM
Liberian Commerce Minister Axel Addy told reporters in Geneva on Monday the country hoped to get down to zero cases ... unit ever built opened in the Liberian capital Monrovia with 120 beds on August 17 but was immediately overwhelmed, with staff forced ...
Trying to Make the World a Better Place With REG Co-Founder Adriano Mannino
pokerupdate.com - 1/29/2015 1:14:59 AM
Worldly images of death and destruction beamed into your brain from the idiot box that controls your world from the heart of your living ... For just $3,000 you can save a life in a developing country. By contrast, saving a life costs 100 times more ...
Mulago: The world’s busiest labour suite
Spy Ghana - 1/24/2015 8:26:14 PM
Currently, the midwife to patient ratio is way below the rates recommended by the World Health Organisation. It stands at 1:15 against the recommended 1:6 in low resource countries. The equipment at Mulago Hospital ... The 320-bed capacity, modern national ...
GE Healthcare partners with Kuwait MoH to help equip first-in-country specialized healthcare centers
Al Bawaba - 1/27/2015 10:21:23 AM
This forms part of the Ministry of Health (MoH) plan to improve the country’s standards ... for the new Kuwait Cancer Control Hospital (KCC), which will be the third biggest oncology center in the world, with 650 beds, due to open in 2017.
American Hospital Dubai and NEXtCARE extend partnership enabling access to world-class
MENAFN - 1/22/2015 2:09:13 PM
It operates through a direct and partner network of over 7,000 healthcare providers in 11 countries and more than 2 million ... companies and self-funded schemes. The American Hospital Dubai is a 183-bed, acute care, general medical/surgical private ...