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, 2014See also: Physicians density map
World Stroke Organization and Medtronic Collaborate to Increase Stroke Awareness
prnewswire.com - 6/24/2016 12:11:48 AM
Technologies such as the stent retriever are making huge strides in treating stroke, while insertable cardiac monitors are helping physicians detect ... targeted courses to countries working to improve stroke care." In 2016, the World Stroke Campaign ...
Which are the most corrupt cities in the world?
The Guardian - 6/21/2016 6:27:35 AM
“A high-density ... a list of the world’s most dangerous cities; the Venezuelan capital also makes an appearance on the LSE’s list of cities where corruption risks are highest, and Venezuela itself – also a major oil-producing country – is ...
Real-world analysis questions very low LDL targets
News-Medical - 6/22/2016 9:11:02 AM
In their retrospective analysis, patients who achieved a low-density-lipoprotein (LDL ... "which are factors that increasingly affect therapeutic decisions facing physicians." When the researchers repeated their analysis in 54,884 patients with at least ...
Abortion requests surged in Latin American countries after Zika warnings
Ob. Gyn. News - 6/23/2016 4:23:31 AM
“Models that were developed by the World Health Organization predict that 3 million to 4 million persons across the Americas will contract Zika virus infection through 2017, and the virus will inevitably spread to other countries where access to safe ...
World Refugee Day
cdc.gov - 6/20/2016 2:06:54 PM
This team was initially established and worked with partners to help strengthen the public health system following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and has now expanded efforts to work with other countries impacted by public health crises. As the world's ...
The Kravis Children’s Hospital Ranked Nationally in Seven Specialties by US News and World Report
University Chronicle - 6/21/2016 8:36:26 AM
The Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai has once again been ranked among the country’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report ... to each one of our employees – from the physicians and nurses to the social workers and staff ...
Disc golf taking area by storm
Eaton Register Herald - 6/23/2016 9:05:41 PM
HUESTON WOODS — Disc golf is one of the hottest recreational sports currently spanning the world. Similar to golf ... According to Rodrick, the density of the canopy in Hueston Woods is a benefit — “you have plenty of shade and it reduces the ...
Abortion pill requests spike in Zika outbreak countries
tribumagazine.net - 6/23/2016 4:37:50 AM
The World Health Organization also recently ... and the site puts them in touch with physicians to meet their needs. In many Latin American and Caribbean countries, basic contraception, such as birth control pills and IUDs, are in short supply.
World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China: survey
MENAFN - 6/20/2016 12:33:51 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, a survey said Monday, the first time the country has taken the top ... to be Published in The Leading Physicians of the World as New Member of the International ...
When Industry Pays for Meals, Physicians Are More Likely to Prescribe Certain Brand-name Drugs
TCTMD - 6/22/2016 9:21:11 PM
Though the paper specifies that the “findings represent an association, not a cause-and-effect relationship,” this caveat does not erase the real-world implications ... “We spend in this country an extra $75 billion on brand-name drugs for which ...
Stanford physicians use innovation to protect children’s health in Guatemala
Stanford News - 6/17/2016 5:38:03 PM
The goal is to distribute the app globally to help programs in other countries tackle malnutrition ... They believe the technology could change child health programs around the world. Wise’s team has partnered with Medic Mobile – a nonprofit that ...
Texas Children's Hospital ranks #1 nationally in pulmonology among nation's best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report
The Business Journal - 6/22/2016 1:35:54 PM
HOUSTON, June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it ranks as the best place for children to receive pulmonary care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report ... best places in the country for children ...
iCliniq – India Based Tele-Health Startup With Patients Across 160 Countries
iamwire.com - 6/13/2016 3:02:20 AM
The second most populous nation in the world ... schema of healthcare in the country, there are a few professionals who have realised this market need and are trying to develop technology to make the available physicians accessible to patients.
From Peerby to SnappCar: How Europe’s Sharing Economy Is Driven by Efficiency
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 6/20/2016 11:53:53 PM
In a recent report, the European Commission potentially gave a boost to the sharing economy in the region by announcing that countries should ... making it the world’s first economy to give such tax breaks. “Urban density creates conditions that ...
3-D printed weather stations fill gaps in developing world
WHNT-TV - 6/12/2016 11:20:25 PM
Lack of observations Like many developing countries, Zambia does not have detailed forecasts, partly because weather stations are scarce. The density of stations in Africa is eight times lower than recommended by the World Meteorological Organization.