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 ...
Quebec superhospital move benefits developing countries
rcinet.ca - 5/12/2015 4:16:27 PM
When the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, along with McGill University ... when the Ministry of Health replaced mechanical beds with electric beds, we recovered 5,000 beds. We were able to send them all over the world” . They also received thousands ...
Liberia is free of Ebola, World Health Organisation declares
Christian Today - 5/8/2015 11:59:20 PM
patients dying on the hospital grounds and bodies that were sometimes not collected for days. At one point, almost no treatment beds for Ebola patients were available anywhere in the country and there were fears the virus might become endemic. The WHO said ...
Turkey steadily emerges as one of hottest healthcare markets in the world
News-Medical - 5/21/2015 8:13:20 AM
The country has doubled its healthcare spending in the last 10 ... “Between 2006 and 2010, the number of private hospitals increased by 86 percent, while the rate of qualified beds increased from 12 percent of 2002 to 40 percent in 2011.
‘Slow Medicine’ Offers Alternative to Fast World
Healthline Networks - 5/21/2015 11:43:55 PM
In our fast-paced world, some doctors are turning to ... “We probably have too many hospital beds, too many MRI machines, too many transplant centers in this country,” he said. “There’s a lot of money invested in those things.
Akpabio unveils Sheraton Hotel, int’l hospital, other projects
The Sun - 5/17/2015 11:34:20 PM
The 308-bed international specialist hospital, billed for inauguration on Monday, May 25, is an ultra-modern medical facility with six fully integrated modular theatres that will redirect medical tourism to Akwa Ibom and the country. The hospital ...
Mediclinic's hospital tender expected by 2015 end
Construction Week Online - 5/21/2015 12:06:35 AM
Once complete in 2018, it will have an initial capacity of around 150 beds ... in the country's economy and continued growth." Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the ten largest private hospital groups in the world with ...
We Cannot Ignore the Downsides of Density
sourceable.net - 5/13/2015 8:25:49 PM
Density brings major sporting and cultural attractions as ... air pollution by itself was sufficient to be expected to lead to 1.7 deaths, 94.7 hospital-bed days and 2,653 doctor visits, according to an index developed by The University of Hong Kong ...
Hospital donates 22,000 pounds of medical equipment
Seacoast Online - 5/18/2015 8:27:02 PM
A large portion of this year’s donation will go to supply a new 59 bed teaching hospital in ... communities around the world. They provide equipment solutions for health care, agriculture, and education projects in developing countries.
Liberia: Former British PM Visits Redemption Hospital
AllAfrica - 5/14/2015 11:59:22 PM
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Tuesday paid a courtesy visit at the Redemption Hospital in the Borough of New Kru. Redemption Hospital was one of the hospitals badly affected during the Ebola crisis in the country. Some of the nurses died along a ...
KSA’s enabling business environment lifts its rank in world competitiveness
Al Arabiya News - 5/18/2015 10:04:16 AM
Most countries in the Middle East and North Africa are price ... Other areas for attention are health and hygiene (98th), especially the availability of hospital beds (113th) and access to improved drinking water (110th). Egypt is 83rd in the global ...
UW Health: UW Hospital performs well in new "common care" ratings
Wis Business - 5/20/2015 5:18:33 PM
UW Hospital and likely every hospital in the country have made changes and ... been ranked in the top 50 since U.S. News & World Report started ranking hospitals in 1990. UW Hospital and Clinics, with 592 beds, is part of the UW Health system, which ...
With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by, new study says
The Seattle Times - 5/14/2015 12:03:33 PM
The study checked on things like household spending, value of assets, how often participants went to bed hungry, amount of time spent working, income, and physical health. The program’s benefits exceeded its cost in all countries except Honduras ...
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids of Miami-Dade County Launch Campaign to Prevent Heat Stroke
Miami's Community Newspapers - 5/20/2015 8:17:31 PM
The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also ...
Mental health worry for Nepalis traumatised by aftershocks
Channel News Asia - 5/13/2015 6:52:45 PM
KATHMANDU/CHARIKOT, Nepal: The powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor that struck Nepal this week left an already traumatised population gripped by even deeper fear, underlining concerns that the country is ... The 50-bed hospital in Kathmandu is so overloaded ...