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
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/2/2015 10:31:34 PM
The two maps, above, show the density of hospital beds and doctors per 10,000 population across the world. The data, taken from WHO's World Health Statistics 2014, is a measure of healthcare available to the people of a country. The report states that data ...
HMC to double hospital beds in new Qatar medical complex by 2030
Doha News - 3/30/2015 1:32:42 PM
To tackle Qatar’s healthcare crisis, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has unveiled a new ambitious 15-year master plan that includes doubling the number of hospital beds and operating theaters in the country ... for the 2022 World Cup.
World yawns as Syria enters the dark ages: Burman
The Star - 3/21/2015 11:56:00 AM
It has killed more than 220,000 people in the past four years — most of them women and children — in a country that has about half the ... showed children stripped of their clothes lying on hospital beds as doctors tried to revive them.
World Health Organization Delayed Declaring Ebola An Emergency For 2 Months: Report
International Business Times - 3/20/2015 1:55:54 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... The organization was concerned that the announcement of an emergency could upset the countries involved, interfere with their mining interests or restrict the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in October.
Water Is The Core Of Health & Sustainable Development -- World Water Day Meets Technology
Forbes - 3/30/2015 5:00:18 PM
At present, half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people affected by a disease ... sterilize reusable wastewater could make or break the progress of an entire country, like his. This was reiterated by Ambassador Antoine, whose country has ...
Countries Aiming at American Medical Tourists
Tourism-Review - 3/29/2015 10:37:55 PM
The cost of medical care is 20% to 30% lower in developing countries ... world known for medical tourism. For 270 million dollars, Dubai is constructing a hospital and a medical college. The University Hospital will open in 2017 and will have 300 beds ...
Emails: World Health Organization Resisted Declaring Ebola Emergency
Pharmaceutical Processing - 3/20/2015 8:15:17 AM
As Ebola continued to spread in the summer, the situation on the ground grew increasingly desperate, with only a fraction of the needed treatment beds available ... WHO member countries don't seem willing to overhaul the agency, leaving the world ...
Hospital focuses on being more patient-centric
The Daily Advocate - 3/30/2015 1:15:24 AM
Sweeney has been speaking to healthcare-related businesses around the country since 2010. Sweeney, a nurse herself, has spent her entire career working in the ICU, she later was asked to become her hospital ... walks into our world,” she explained.
Cigna Foundation Taps Water For People as Recipient of World of Difference Grant
Business Wire - 3/23/2015 3:14:04 PM
The Cigna Foundation grant will help Water For People reach four million people in nine countries by 2018 ... “We believe it’s inexcusable that half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people suffering from waterborne disease, and 3.4 ...
Sick politics! World Health Organization purposely delayed sounding alarm on Ebola crisis: report
New York Daily News - 3/20/2015 12:44:19 AM
China's Margaret Chan, General Director of the World Health Organization, speaks during a press conference about the support to Ebola-affected countries ... news that many staffers at a leading hospital in Guinea had been exposed to the virus.
The Florida Hospital Becomes First in US to Use Stereotaxis Vdrive Duo™ Robotic Navigation System
Azorobotics - 3/30/2015 2:34:09 AM
Dr. Usman Siddiqui, an electrophysiologist with the Florida Hospital ... the country, according to the American Hospital Association. The Florida Division of Florida Hospital stretches from coast to coast with 24 hospitals, more than 4,600 patient beds ...
Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo providing plenty of drama on UFC 189 World Tour
Sports Glory - 3/29/2015 4:25:41 PM
Luckily, McGregor and UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo began an eight-city, 12-day tour to promote their upcoming showdown at UFC 189 on July 11th last week in Rio de Janeiro, and as intended, the UFC 189 World Tour has created even more interest in ...
International Journal of Infectious Diseases marks World TB Day with publication of special issue
Medical Xpress - 3/23/2015 11:56:37 PM
To mark World ... bed nets, but investments into TB have sadly lagged behind!" commented Chief Guest Editors of the issue, Professor Alimuddin Zumla, GCDS, FRCP, FRCPath PhD, FSB, University College London, and NIHR BRC at University College Hospital ...
Singapore and the world mourns passing of Lee Kuan Yew
biznews.com - 3/24/2015 2:12:38 AM
He passed away on Monday at 3:18 a.m. at the Singapore General Hospital ... the government’s efforts to shape the country and its people by calling it a “nanny state,” Lee wrote in his book, “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965 ...
'Tweeting Mom's Goodbye' - Scott Simon on bidding his mom farewell publicly
Examiner - 3/29/2015 8:11:46 AM
He shared some remarkable moments with his extraordinary mother at that time - by Tweeting some of these moments, too, around the world ... had flown across the country to join her in Chicago because my mother was 84 and in the hospital with some dark ...