Definition: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. WHO estimates that fewer than 23 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 10,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Physicians density map
Quiz: 8 Questions About Physicians Around the World
Medscape News - 7/30/2014 11:35:51 PM
Male to female ratio of physicians density per 1000 population ... Health expenditure, total (% of GDP). The World Bank. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SH.XPD.TOTL.ZS/countries?order=wbapi_data_value_2012%20wbapi_data_value%20wbapi_data_value-last ...
Which countries spend the most on health care?
KSDK - 7/7/2014 1:47:31 PM
The United States currently spends more per person on health care than any other ... the most of any country in the OECD. Many of these doctors likely remain in Austria, as the country has the second highest physician density in the OECD.
Countries spending the most on health care
USA Today - 7/7/2014 11:02:53 AM
The United States currently spends more per person on health care than ... one of the 10 countries had considerably more nurses than the 8.8 nurses per 1,000 people across the OECD. Austria, Norway, and Germany also had more than four physicians per ...
in Face of Ebola Threat
larouchepub.com - 10/16/2014 6:25:37 AM
12—The Presidents of the three West African countries currently being ravaged by the Ebola epidemic addressed the world’s top financial leaders ... Before the crisis, Liberia had a total of 61 physicians and 1,000 nurses. Since August, the virus ...
Wild Things festival, low-cost mammograms, bats program, more: Community Connection
The Times-Picayune - 10/12/2014 2:22:49 PM
Health Care Awareness Event The Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (LaPOST) Coalition will host a workshop in Covington Nov. to declare the area "LaPOST Ready." The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tchefuncta Country Club.
The U.S. Is Using Drones to Fight an Age-Old Enemy
Mic - 10/17/2014 12:15:11 PM
Density of physicians (total number per 1000 population), 2012 Source: World Health Organization "In developing countries, health care is often delivered by a lone nurse practitioner in a one-room clinic," according to a 2008 WHO report on primary health ...
36 African countries have shortages of 820,000 doctors, nurses, midwives -WHO
World Stage - 9/17/2013 7:39:11 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that 36 countries in Africa have shortages of 820,000 doctors, nurses and midwives. WHO also identified a minimum threshold of health workforce density of 2.3 physicians, nurses and ...
Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome
Eurek Alert - 10/16/2014 4:19:45 PM
The study, "Resveratrol Increases Bone Mineral Density and Bone Alkaline Phosphatase ... Society's membership consists of over 17,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic ...
New FRAX App launched by the International Osteoporosis Foundation
Medical Xpress - 4/1/2014 11:56:29 PM
As a result, rather than relying on bone mineral density values alone, physicians now consider ... Models are currently available for 53 countries. Today, at the opening of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases ...
Cuba – 55 years of ideas and truth
People's World - 1/5/2014 11:58:15 PM
Physician density in Cuba is one physician for 197 persons, one of the world's top rates. That doesn't include 40,000 Cuban physicians serving abroad in 70 countries. Universal education and health care are intact; 1,993,300 students from preschool through ...
Rising Incidence of Osteoporosis Spurs Growth in the Global Bone Densitometers Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
northforkvue.com - 9/22/2014 2:32:13 PM
Follow us on LinkedIn – Bone densitometry is a diagnostic procedure that provides quantitative measurement of bone density or mass ... Serving over 9500 clients in 27 countries, GIA is recognized today, as one of the world's largest and reputed market ...
An Ebola Outbreak Contained: What U.S. And Other Nations Can Learn From Nigeria
Forbes - 10/20/2014 9:44:18 PM
Today, the country of Nigeria is free of active Ebola virus transmission ... But Dallas and Lagos each cover the exact same area: 386 square miles. Despite this population density and a nation that was facing its first Ebola outbreak, Nigeria experienced ...