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
New maps compare Detroit’s population density to cities around the world
detroit.curbed.com - 3/23/2017 1:01:27 AM
But how does Detroit’s population density really compare to other big cities around the country and the world? New maps created by SpareFoot Moving Guides provide an interesting perspective. The maps take into account the 139 square miles of land in the ...
Visualizing The World's Extreme Population Density
zerohedge.com - 3/20/2017 9:47:34 AM
You may have heard that the majority of the world’s population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southeast Asia. That’s a pretty extreme example of population density – but ...
Physicians density in selected countries
www.statista.com - 3/27/2017 1:53:58 AM
The graph illustrates the physicians density in selected countries. South Africa's density of physicians in a 2000-2009 average came to 8 doctors per 10,000 inhabitants. Countries with the highest physicians density worldwide as of 2013 (per 10,000 ...
Ugandan Olympian’s body shuts down at World Cross-Country Champs (video)
NBC Sports - 3/27/2017 4:27:17 PM
Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei went from leading the race to finishing 30th in the final kilometer at the World Cross-Country Championships in Kampala ... in excellent position,” Canada Snowboard team physician Dr. Rodney J. French said, according to the ...
Death row inmates sue Louisiana over solitary confinement at Angola
The Times-Picayune - 3/30/2017 2:29:11 PM
"The harsh repercussions of prolonged isolation are well-known among mental health experts, physicians and human rights experts in the United States and around the world." Ken Pastorick ... some shift in how we in this country think about (solitary ...
Mom lives to help opioid addicts after son dies of overdose
Orange County Register - 3/30/2017 7:29:50 PM
Werner-Hudson shakes her head to shake away the tragedy she faces every day, a tragedy that tens of thousands of families across this country face as well ... powerful entrepreneurs, even a physician -- now clean. When addicts can’t obtain or can ...
Could Real-World Studies Boost These 3 Big Pharma Stocks' Prospects?
The Motley Fool - 3/28/2017 3:40:10 AM
However, data from real-world usage of drugs has become a bigger factor in helping to convince physicians and patients to go with ... looked at data from more than 300,000 patients across six countries. AstraZeneca found that SGLT-2 inhibitors reduced ...
Global Optical Coherence Tomography Market to Grow at a CAGR of 8.16% During the Period 2017 - 2021; Finds New Report
sbwire.com - 3/30/2017 7:29:50 PM
OCT can help to identify diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma at the granular level by providing the images of the retina in layers, which can help physicians identify ... a constraint for market growth. Countries such as Mexico and South ...
Italy Named World’s Healthiest Country In Bloomberg Survey
The Marshall Town - 3/28/2017 9:02:17 AM
The Bloomberg Global Health Index has declared Italy as the healthiest country in the world. The survey ranked 163 countries ... According to Tom Kenyon, a physician and CEO of the global relief organization Project Hope, Italy has “an excess of doctors.”
Which areas around the world are most prone to tornadoes?
AccuWeather - 3/28/2017 9:30:55 AM
Since the United States isn't the only country that has the key ... Experts say the deadliest tornado in world history appears to be the Bangladeshi tornado of April 26, 1989, due to extremely high population density and poor construction.
U.S. Lags on Adoption of Telehealth, According to over 3000 International Physicians
Business Wire - 3/27/2017 10:36:31 AM
... leading global social network for physicians where more than 600,000 fully verified and licensed physicians from 30 countries anonymously talk real-world medicine, collectively solve cases, respond to healthcare polls, and earn honorarium from surveys.
Crane's World: Chicago Has More Cranes Building Residential Projects Than Any Other City
Chicagoist - 3/27/2017 3:19:52 AM
Chicago has more cranes working on residential construction than any other city in the country. Chicago has 56 active cranes ... the few areas in the city that was already embracing housing density. The nation-leading tally only underscores further ...
The world’s healthiest country is a pretty unlikely one, if you believe the ‘banter(s)’
The South African - 3/25/2017 8:51:31 AM
The place of pasta and pizza has been ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health ... according to Tom Kenyon, a physician and CEO of the global relief organization Project Hope (apparently the longest running television show ...
This Global Health Care Platform Offers Free Access To Top Physicians
Forbes - 3/30/2017 4:49:22 AM
Noticing the importance of making medical assistance available to anyone, a group of entrepreneurs launched a platform aimed at giving all people free access to top physicians ... say we have users in every country in the world, except for North Korea.
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