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
World's Highest Density Of Millionaires In Qatar, Study Finds
The Huffington Post - 6/11/2013 12:41:31 PM
Source: The Boston Consulting Group Global Wealth 2013 report Qatar primarily owes its preponderance of millionaires to a burgeoning petroleum and natural gas industry, which boasts the third largest proven gas reserves in the world. The Gulf ...
Project ECHO: Can We Teach Physicians to Better Diagnose Mental Disorders?
Psych Centra - 6/19/2013 9:33:04 AM
It’s the right focus, because family doctors and general practitioners prescribe the majority of antidepressants in this country, and are often the first-line professional to see a patient who may have a mental health concern. But then the ...
Study reveals density effects of acidification on corals
FIS - 6/18/2013 1:51:57 PM
Ocean acidification due to rising carbon dioxide levels will reduce the density of coral skeletons, making coral reefs more vulnerable to disruption and erosion, according to a new study of corals growing where submarine springs naturally lower the pH of ...
Birds and Mammals Face New Threats from Global Population Growth
natureworldnews.com - 6/19/2013 8:17:19 PM
As global population continues to grow, hundreds of species of birds and mammals will be threatened with extinction in the next four decades, according to new research. A recent United Nations report predicted world population will reach 9.6 ...
Maximizing Solid Dose Production Using Accurate Bulk Density Measurement
AZo Journal of Materials Online - 6/19/2013 8:28:39 AM
They can be commercially produced at a rate of 50-500 ms. Bulk density of a powder formulation ... In the die, the powder is compressed to defined compression strength. The bulk density of the powder formulation decides the tablet press ...
Huawei unveils world’s slimmest smartphone – again
Gizmag - 6/19/2013 4:56:53 PM
Running the latest version of Huawei’s Emotion UI over Android 4.2.2, the device is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor and comes ... at around €449 (US$600) SIM-free. Other markets will follow but no word on a US release date as yet.
The world will have more Indians than Chinese by 2028
Hindu Business Line - 6/14/2013 4:34:11 PM
Compare this with China, currently the most populous nation with an estimated 1.36 billion (in 2012), where the density is at 143.3 per kilometre. The report further predicts that almost 1 billion more people will be added to the world population by 2025 ...
Throughout the World, Physicians Are Split on Mammography Guidelines
everydayhealth.com - 2/26/2013 11:57:14 PM
Physicians worldwide have varying ... WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2013 — Women throughout the world are at risk for breast cancer, which means screening for the disease is essential, regardless of what country you happen to live in. Even still, opinions ...
No Country for Slow Broadband
New York Times - 6/15/2013 6:06:03 PM
WASHINGTON — THERE is a popular story going around about the state of America’s broadband networks: service is pitifully slow, hugely overpriced and ... lack the money or interest to buy a computer. As a result, more Americans subscribe ...
7 Countries With the Highest Health Care Costs
The Motley Fool - 6/15/2013 6:06:03 PM
"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." These words spoken by Warren Buffett come to mind when looking at how much people across the world pay for health care. Are the nations that pay much more for health care than others also getting ...
Qatar has highest density of millionaires in the world: Study
Hindu Business Line - 6/10/2013 7:42:03 AM
Qatar has the highest density of millionaires in the world, with 14.3 per cent of the oil-rich Gulf ... driven by new wealth creation linked to strong GDP expansion in oil-rich countries. “The growth of private wealth in the region has been largely ...
Outlook is grim for mammals and birds as human population grows
EurekAlert! - 6/19/2013 3:09:31 PM
The United States ranks sixth in the world in the number of new species expected to be threatened by 2050, the research showed. Though previous research has suggested a strong relationship between human population density and the number of threatened ...
New version of FRAX now available for 53 countries
News-Medical - 5/8/2013 9:47:06 AM
WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool now available for 53 countries and in 28 languages; New models for Armenia, Brazil, Iceland, Morocco and Thailand An increasing number of physicians around the world are using ... of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) values ...
Qatar has highest density of millionaires: study
Indian Express - 6/9/2013 11:56:46 PM
Qatar has the highest density of millionaires in the world, with 14.3 per cent of the oil-rich Gulf ... driven by new wealth creation linked to strong GDP expansion in oil-rich countries. "The growth of private wealth in the region has been largely driven ...
Megacities And The Density Delusion: Why More People Doesn't Equal More Wealth
Forbes - 4/17/2013 6:15:46 AM
Let’s start at the top of the urban food chain, the world ... some ascendant countries, notably China, American-style suburbs are being duplicated; and when Chinese and other Asians immigrate, they tend to move to lower-density suburban ...