Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/2/2015 10:31:34 PM
The two maps, above, show the density of hospital beds and doctors per 10,000 population across the world. The data, taken from WHO's World Health Statistics 2014, is a measure of healthcare available to the people of a country. The report states that data ...
World yawns as Syria enters the dark ages: Burman
The Star - 3/21/2015 11:56:00 AM
It has killed more than 220,000 people in the past four years — most of them women and children — in a country that has about half the ... showed children stripped of their clothes lying on hospital beds as doctors tried to revive them.
World Health Organization Delayed Declaring Ebola An Emergency For 2 Months: Report
International Business Times - 3/20/2015 1:55:54 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... The organization was concerned that the announcement of an emergency could upset the countries involved, interfere with their mining interests or restrict the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in October.
Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo providing plenty of drama on UFC 189 World Tour
Sports Glory - 3/29/2015 4:25:41 PM
Luckily, McGregor and UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo began an eight-city, 12-day tour to promote their upcoming showdown at UFC 189 on July 11th last week in Rio de Janeiro, and as intended, the UFC 189 World Tour has created even more interest in ...
Emails: World Health Organization Resisted Declaring Ebola Emergency
Pharmaceutical Processing - 3/20/2015 8:15:17 AM
As Ebola continued to spread in the summer, the situation on the ground grew increasingly desperate, with only a fraction of the needed treatment beds available ... WHO member countries don't seem willing to overhaul the agency, leaving the world ...
America’s not a force for good: The truth about our most enduring — and harmful — national myth
Salon - 3/29/2015 3:57:03 PM
He especially looked forward to Flag Day, when he would help the World War II vets decorate ... “I realized that the country I was from was not the country I thought it was.” One day at the hospital in Cam Ranh Bay he was ordered to clean the bodies ...
Cigna Foundation Taps Water For People as Recipient of World of Difference Grant
Business Wire - 3/23/2015 3:14:04 PM
The Cigna Foundation grant will help Water For People reach four million people in nine countries by 2018 ... “We believe it’s inexcusable that half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people suffering from waterborne disease, and 3.4 ...
Sick politics! World Health Organization purposely delayed sounding alarm on Ebola crisis: report
New York Daily News - 3/20/2015 12:44:19 AM
China's Margaret Chan, General Director of the World Health Organization, speaks during a press conference about the support to Ebola-affected countries ... news that many staffers at a leading hospital in Guinea had been exposed to the virus.
'Tweeting Mom's Goodbye' - Scott Simon on bidding his mom farewell publicly
Examiner - 3/29/2015 8:11:46 AM
He shared some remarkable moments with his remarkable mother at that time - by Tweeting some of these moments, too, around the world ... I had flown across the country to join her in Chicago because my mother was 84 and in the hospital with some dark ...
Stetson student finds hope in connecting cancer patients with classes
Daytona Beach News-Journal - 3/29/2015 5:37:16 PM
It eventually led to the formation of a nonprofit called Hopecam that provides tablets to families and helps more than 350 children with cancer across the country stay in touch ... Forkas spent a lot of time in hospital beds or at home recovering.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases marks World TB Day with publication of special issue
Medical Xpress - 3/23/2015 11:56:37 PM
To mark World ... bed nets, but investments into TB have sadly lagged behind!" commented Chief Guest Editors of the issue, Professor Alimuddin Zumla, GCDS, FRCP, FRCPath PhD, FSB, University College London, and NIHR BRC at University College Hospital ...
Singapore and the world mourns passing of Lee Kuan Yew
biznews.com - 3/24/2015 2:12:38 AM
He passed away on Monday at 3:18 a.m. at the Singapore General Hospital ... the government’s efforts to shape the country and its people by calling it a “nanny state,” Lee wrote in his book, “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965 ...
The world's slow response to Ebola reportedly cost thousands of lives
The Business Insider - 3/23/2015 4:36:59 AM
The world's worst Ebola epidemic has killed over 10,200 people in the three most affected countries of Guinea ... the report said. Kenema hospital in the southeast, where some of the first cases were reported in Sierra Leone, also withheld crucial ...
Florida Hospital First in U.S. to Use Stereotaxis Vdrive(R) Duo(TM) System to Control Multiple Diagnostic Devices
CNN Money - 3/27/2015 10:44:28 AM
Dr. Usman Siddiqui, an electrophysiologist with the Florida Hospital ... country, according to the American Hospital Association. The Florida Division of Florida Hospital stretches from coast to coast with 24 hospitals, more than 4,600 patient beds ...
Deadliest country for kids
Times-Argus - 3/21/2015 7:23:59 AM
This is a country laden with oil, diamonds, Porsche-driving millionaires and toddlers starving to death. New UNICEF figures show this well-off but corrupt African nation is ranked No. 1 in the world in the ... In a Lubango hospital, I met a 7-year-old ...