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
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 ...
A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners
Washington Post - 3/21/2013 3:58:59 PM
Buried several hundred pages into a new World Economic Forum report on global tourism, past the sections on air travel infrastructure and physician density (by which they mean the number of physicians ... data from 140 countries estimating ...
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 ...
7 Countries With the Highest Health Care Costs
The Motley Fool - 6/15/2013 6:06:03 PM
Switzerland The Alps aren't the only things reaching lofty heights in Switzerland. The nation spends 11.4% of its GDP on health care, high enough to claim the No. 6 spot on our list. Switzerland's per capita spending of $5,270 ranks third-highest among all ...
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 ...
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 ...
World’s Biggest Bat Colony Threatened With Destruction
Care2 (blog) - 6/18/2013 5:59:31 AM
With over 6.7 million bats in North America dead from white-nose syndrome over the past few years, you would think that things could not get any worse for bats. You would be wrong. The latest threat is Texan urban sprawl. San Antonio, not content with ...
Megacities And The Density Delusion: Why More People Doesn't Equal More Wealth
Forbes - 4/17/2013 6:15:46 AM
Three other megacities — Mumbai, Karachi, Delhi — have population densities that are between three to seven times as high as the biggest megacity, Tokyo-Yokohama ... home to most of the familiar tourist attractions. In some ascendant ...
A Movement Without a Leader: Turkey's Upheaval in Taksim Square
worldpolicy.org - 6/18/2013 7:14:05 PM
Is this what democracy is made of? It is if you ask Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who, on June 15, confronted the uprising now sweeping his country with a menacing threat: Protesters must clear Istanbul’s Taksim Square ...
Qatar has highest density of millionaires: Report
Times of India - 6/10/2013 7:27:44 AM
DUBAI: Qatar has the highest density of millionaires in the world, with 14.3% of the oil-rich Gulf ... by new wealth creation linked to strong GDP expansion in oil-rich countries. "The growth of private wealth in the region has been largely ...
Keystone Seen Failing to Sop Up Canada Oil Glut: Energy Markets
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian crude oil probably ... similarly-dated West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark grade, at 11:30 a.m. today, according to the Bloomberg Fair Value Index.
Qatar has the Highest Density of Millionaires:Report
jagranjosh.com - 6/10/2013 11:02:29 AM
According to 13th annual global wealth management report released by the Boston Consulting Group’s, Qatar has the highest density of millionaires in the world, with 14.3 percent ... strong GDP expansion in oil-rich countries. On a regional level, the ...
Kuwait ranks 3rd highest density of millionaires
MENAFN - 6/6/2013 5:16:29 AM
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait has the world's third highest density of millionaires ... be 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 by a buoyant ...
Akron General ER doctor honored
Akron Beacon Journal - 6/18/2013 12:18:54 PM
Bagnoli is president and chief executive of Emergency Medicine Physicians. The Canton-based group of emergency medicine physicians provides services to nearly 3 million patients each year at 60 locations nationwide. An article on the state group’s ...
Police: Pakistan militants target women on bus, go after survivors at hospital
CNN - 6/15/2013 11:56:49 PM
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)-- Militants, including a female suicide bomber, attacked a university bus carrying women in southwestern Pakistan and then struck a hospital where the survivors were taken for treatment, authorities said Saturday.