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
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 ...
Irish hospital consultants among world’s best paid, OECD finds
The Irish Times - 7/7/2015 11:59:45 PM
Irish hospital consultants remain among the best paid in the world despite ... more than 25,000 beds but by 2013 the number had dropped to under 12,700. At 2.76 beds per 1,000 population, Ireland has fewer beds than any other European country.
Married 67 Years Die Two Hours Apart At Home In Hospital Beds Vowing Years Of Love Until End
News OXY - 6/26/2015 12:45:36 PM
Hugh, who was a Baptist minister, met his beloved wife in the Hutt Valley in the 1940s where they moved and were married for years as they worked closely together in churches across the country ... space for the hospice beds. Cynthia Letson said that ...
The world is watching us slowly die’: Aden’s hospitals turn into hospices
The National - 7/7/2015 10:55:20 PM
“The world is watching us slowly die,” said Abdullah Gahtan, a lawyer lying on a bed at Aden’s Al Sadaka hospital. Like many others in the war-ravaged port city, Mr Gahtan is suffering from dengue fever, which is spreading fast across Aden. The World ...
Aden hospitals overwhelmed by war casualties
Commodity Online - 7/6/2015 8:54:50 PM
hospitals in Yemen's second city Aden have been reduced to hospices lacking medicines and space as the country's bloodshed rages on. "The world is watching us slowly die," said Abdullah Gahtan, a lawyer lying on a bed at Aden's Al-Sadaka hospital.
The barbed wire mauled my back as I crawled between the two countries. Then I ran…’
theguardian.com - 6/28/2015 9:32:57 PM
My feet sank into the soil and the barbs mauled my back as I crawled across the line of separation between the two countries. I took a deep breath ... when he aimed his sights on her back? In the hospital bed next to Diana was Shaima, whose leg had ...
Appreciating Our Elders in a Stay-Young-At-All-Costs World
Patheos - 7/7/2015 3:53:00 PM
Pope Francis In our stay-young-at-all-costs world, it would be easy to look at old age as a ... even if it’s from a retirement community, wheelchair or a hospital bed. According to a report in the New York Times, studies show that by 2050, the number ...
Public health: Children’s Hospital to be inaugurated on August 14
The Express Tribune - 7/5/2015 11:54:58 PM
Children’s Hospital in Faisalabad will be the biggest hospital for children in Asia and second largest in the world, State Minister for Water ... He said it would have a capacity for 1,000 beds. He said children up to 14 years of age would be treated ...
Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more
Big Country Homepage - 7/4/2015 8:11:16 AM
Here's the fascinating research we're watching from around the world. CNN Health & Wellness has gauged these studies' potential impact on our health. Tanning beds are put to rest ... Right now, survival rates outside of hospital settings are grim ...
St. Joseph's Hospital joins one of nation's largest Catholic health care systems
Syracuse Post-Standard - 7/1/2015 5:11:42 PM
Syracuse, N.Y. — St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center and its affiliates officially became a member of one of the largest Catholic health care delivery systems in the country today ... and transformed them into a 15-bed hospital, the first hospital ...
Nation & World Briefs: No deal on Greek proposal as bailout about to expire; country to default on IMF
Your Houston News - 6/30/2015 7:54:32 AM
Denied a last-minute bailout extension, the country was also due to become the first developed ... David Sweat, claimed from his hospital bed that he used no power tools to cut his way out, contrary to what authorities have said.Sweat was wounded and ...
Will 2018 open a new chapter in world health?
Gulf News - 7/4/2015 9:11:31 PM
Dubai: Three years from now, hopefully, supermarket shelves around the world will be laden with good news ... fats are bad for our health as they raise the levels of LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol — the bad cholesterol and lower the level ...
El Salvador, the country where women get jailed for having a miscarriage
New Statesman - 6/26/2015 10:15:17 AM
At the public hospital, Vasquez was treated for her haemorrhage. Her life was saved. And then the police were called. Vasquez woke to find herself handcuffed to the hospital bed. Within four ... such injustices around the world. We hear about the ...
Kauvery Hospital Launches the Country’s First-of-its-Kind Exclusive Orthogeriatrics Department
Financial Express - 6/28/2015 7:49:45 AM
Kauvery Hospital, a hospital chain with 4 branches including Trichy ... The dedicated 12000 sq ft Orthogeriatrics facility houses 15 exclusive in-patient beds, senior-friendly amenities like low level cots and bathrooms with grab bars, spacious corridor ...
Ochsner Health System And Select Medical Form Strategic Partnership And Announce New 60-Bed Hospital
Financial Content - 6/29/2015 3:12:22 PM
June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Health System ("Ochsner") and Pennsylvania-based Select Medical Corporation ("Select Medical") announced they have signed an agreement to jointly open a new, 60-bed, acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital in 2016.