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
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 ...
Labour 'could cut hospital beds'
Runcorn and Widnes World - 1/25/2015 11:16:51 PM
that this is only paid for by cuts to much-needed hospital beds. "Labour must urgently clarify the impact of this scheme on hospitals around the country."
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 ...
Wounded soldiers nursed back to health at hospital
WesternDailyPress - 1/27/2015 10:14:13 AM
Shepton Mallet historian Fred Davis tells the story of how the town's district hospital had a role in looking after wounded soldiers in the First World War. Shepton Mallet's young men were as eager as their contemporaries across the country to sign up and ...
Shortage of medical personnel: Tougher times ahead for Nigerians (1)
Vanguard - 1/27/2015 1:38:49 AM
Even during the last Ebola outbreak in the country ... in public hospitals. A World Health Organisation publication entitled: “Establishing and Monitoring Benchmarks for Human Resources for Health: the Workforce Density Approach,” notes that it ...
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.
Cutest Baby Animals from Around the World
ABC News - 1/26/2015 8:16:42 PM
The world's only live panda triplets play together at Chimelong ... Orphaned sugar glider babies are seen at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital in Queensland, Australia, Nov. 25, 2014. They survived a cat attack, which killed their mother, and have been receiving ...
A World War II Nurse’s VA Lobotomy Takes Toll on Family She Raised
Wall Street Journal - 1/22/2015 11:56:12 PM
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 ...
Shepton Mallet historian Fred Davis tells the story of the town's district hospital in the First World War
sheptonmalletjournal.co.uk - 1/26/2015 11:26:59 AM
SHEPTON Mallet’s young men were as eager as their contemporaries across the country to sign up and fight ... was originally for children and 15 beds were placed at the disposal of the 2nd Southern General Hospital. The first two patients were Belgian ...
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 ...
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 ...
UK HealthCare opens new cardiovascular unit at Chandler Hospital
Business Lexington - 1/26/2015 6:22:10 PM
a 64-bed hub on the eighth fl oor of Pavilion A at the Chandler Hospital. UK calls the unit one of the largest of its type in the country with 32 intensive care beds and 32 progressive care beds. “It’s a powerful day for the University of Kentucky ...
Modular hospital designs to slash construction cost by half
Gulf News - 1/25/2015 3:02:55 PM
Aladin Niazmand, Director of TAHPI PTY Ltd that has so far built 250 hospitals in countries around the world, said ... We have the capacity to produce 16 beds in a day and to complete a turnkey project of a 16-bed hospital we require a week.
KEF & TAHPI Launch - World's First Industrialized Approach to Healthcare Design and Construction at Arab Health Exhibition and Congress
Zawya - 1/26/2015 1:50:09 PM
The KEF-TAHPI 'Catalogue Hospitals' range from 18 beds to 500 beds and any ... of healthcare facilities in the world. TAHPI's Health Facility Guidelines for the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi won the prestigious Hospital Build Award in 2012.
Ebola could end in Liberia by June 2015 reveals study
oneindia.com - 1/14/2015 8:27:57 AM
Liberia had added about 300 hospital beds after Ebola outbreak They used data from the World Health Organization and the Liberia Ministry of Health for the period from July 4 to September 2, 2014. During that time, the country added about 300 hospital beds ...