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
Hospitals in the most miserable country in the world have turned into battlefield clinics — but there is no war
Yahoo Finance - 5/17/2016 2:18:35 PM
In a recent bombshell New York Times report, Nicholas Casey outlined how the ... example of a hospital, Casey writes it "has no fully functioning X-ray or kidney dialysis machines because they broke long ago. And because there are no open beds, some ...
New GPHA hospital to become FIFA MRI centre to check ages of players
Ghana Soccemet - 5/25/2016 2:09:06 PM
A modern hospital built by the Ghana Ports ... disclosed that the 130-bed facility would also have a magnetic resonance technology and become a centre for the world football governing body, FIFA, to carry out tests for the age of footballers in the West ...
World humanitarian summit opens
Comment - 5/25/2016 1:04:41 PM
Smith is set to lead the US delegation to the first U.N. World Humanitarian Summit on Monday and Tuesday in Istanbul, which will include donor countries ... civilians killed in their homes and hospital beds or besieged to the point of starvation, and ...
Transgender activist in Pakistan shot six times, taunted at hospital, dies after surgery
Los Angeles Times - 5/25/2016 6:09:30 AM
Alisha, a 23-year-old transgender activist, died at a northern Pakistani hospital Wednesday after a shooting incident and delays in medical care that exposed the discrimination faced by sexual minorities in the South Asian country. Shot six times in an ...
Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan Will Close to Rebuild Smaller
mobile.nytimes.com - 5/25/2016 7:24:04 PM
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, an 856-bed hospital that has served downtown ... Over the years, as the neighborhood changed and grew, the hospital served new waves of immigrants from around the world. But hospitals across the city are struggling for various ...
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/3/2015 3:53:41 AM
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 ...
Americans are increasingly addicted to opioids. People in poor countries die in agony without them
The Economist online - 5/24/2016 1:55:58 PM
We should stay until after the rain falls,’” he says from his bed in Aminu Kano. “People are brought up to tolerate pain,” says Amina Ibrahim, a surgeon at the hospital ... peers in the rich world might. A handful of countries, including ...
Global Patient Handling Equipment Market Benefits from Rising Preference for Home Healthcare over Hospital Stays
sbwire.com - 5/25/2016 6:05:20 PM
Medical beds ... Rest of the World. Europe and North America are the largest regional markets and are likely to retain dominance over the global scenario through 2023. The rising number of nursing homes and hospitals in the developing countries of Asia ...
Oman takes part in World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey
wingatewire.com - 5/24/2016 3:33:12 AM
In today's conflict settings, worldwide laws are violated with impunity: civilians killed in their homes and hospital beds or besieged to the ... on official aid flows from a few rich countries to the rest of the world - are outdated.
Southwestern Vermont Health Care hosts Healing Power of Art Exhibit, World-Renowned Place and Wellbeing Expert
Manchester Journal - 5/25/2016 7:24:04 PM
"Dr. Sternberg's work has had such a profound impact on the mission of the Susan Sebastian Foundation, on the patient experience in hospitals all over the country ... Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC's services include an emergency ...
Sen. Boozman Recognizes World War II, Korean War & Vietnam War Veteran
ArkansasMatters - 5/23/2016 7:12:07 PM
It wasted his talent, because he was teaching us – out of all things – how to make a bed,” Lucas recalls. After basic training, Lucas was sent to William Beaumont Army Hospital in El ... and leadership to our country. I am proud of this opportunity ...
Death after surgery three times more likely in lower-income countries
Channel News Asia - 5/12/2016 5:09:10 PM
A patient lies on a bed as a technician (L ... of safe and affordable surgery in low- and middle-income countries,” Bhangu said. “This means that patients can take some days to get to hospital, or may choose to avoid medical treatment in the first ...
Karnit Flug warns on hospital overcrowding
globes.co.il - 5/25/2016 3:06:22 PM
Israel is already ranked last among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries in the density of beds in emergency medical wards, while Israel has the highest rate of population growth in the OECD, and its elderly ...
Delivery of supplies not enough to end Haiti hospital strike
Washington Post - 5/12/2016 8:00:58 PM
In the General Hospital’s orthopedic ward, a few patients who had nowhere else to go when the walkout started are still at their beds, tended to by striking ... coordinator of the country’s cholera unit. The health ministry said recently that it ...
The city of Taiz is home to Yemen's largest cancer hospital - and it's also one of the worst battlegrounds in the country's civil war
Daily Journal - 5/19/2016 2:20:23 AM
Yemen's civil war has wreaked massive destruction and created a humanitarian disaster in what was already the Arab's world's poorest country. Taiz ... around 400,000 is home to Yemen's largest cancer hospital, the Amal Hospital, and the war has doomed ...