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
UK’s Sacred Cow NHS Amongst Worst In Developed World
Breitbart News - 5/6/2015 2:00:24 PM
And the UK also suffers from a lower nurse to patient ratio than other countries, with 8.2 per 10,000 compared to the average of 8.9. Hospital bed numbers fared no better, with only 2.8 per 1000 population much lower than the average of 4.8 in the other ...
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 Bank 500 Million Facility and Improving Maternal and Child Health in Nigeria
MENAFN - 5/5/2015 9:00:57 AM
The facility granted Nigeria was designed to bring about significant improvements in maternal child and nutrition health services for women and children in the country. Logo ... by using insecticide-treated bed nets. Also the Federal and State governments ...
Our hospital is now better equipped –LASUTH CMD
Punch - 5/5/2015 11:48:34 PM
The Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Prof ... The new Ayinke House has 139 beds, though the old one had 150 beds. You will say we are short of 11 beds, but the new ward is a lot more modern, with world-class ...
Draconian Ban on Abortion in El Salvador Targeted by Global Campaign
upsidedownworld.org - 5/5/2015 9:43:54 AM
This Central American country of 6.3 million people ... but were reported by hospital staff fearful of being accused of practicing abortions. Many were handcuffed to the hospital bed and sent to prison directly, under police custody.
At IDF Hospital In Nepal, Healing And Heartbreak
Jewish Week - 5/6/2015 12:13:02 PM
Kathmandu, Nepal — An 18-year-old lies on a bed at the entrance of a tent ... It’s just a normal day at Israel’s field hospital in Nepal, still reeling after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the country on April 25; the death toll now stands ...
Country livin' all is right
Toledo Blade - 5/4/2015 12:44:02 PM
There are 18 houses, eight of which are regularly inhabited, a bar-restaurant, a small hotel, and a pilgrim albergue (a sort of youth hostel, where pilgrims heading for Santiago de Compostela can get a bed in a ... The nearest hospital is 30 miles away.
Writers, Scientists, and Climate Experts Discuss How to Save the World from Climate Change
VICE - 5/6/2015 2:29:02 PM
Currently, 188 million Pakistanis crowd into a country the size of Texas ... and then you plant your new crop right in that bed of decaying plant matter. The result is more carbon in the soil, more moisture, fewer weeds, and improved fertility.
Smart Cities and Smart Farms: Two Ways IoT Will Impact Our World
IT Business Edge - 5/5/2015 8:20:59 PM
In cities, traffic lights can be monitored and controlled to allow ambulances to have all green lights from the scene of an accident to the nearest hospital emergency room. The list in both town and country is ... CO2 density and other important pieces ...
Cloverdale Bed Races: A race with a reputation
The Surrey Leader - 5/6/2015 9:52:51 PM
Local legend has it the bed races got their start in 1977, when a motley, high-spirited crew called The Cloverdale Pub Club won the inaugural bed pan trophy. It was a six-block marathon involving real hospital beds and raw courage. Racers and spectators ...
Health-care workers face threats around world
Salisbury Post - 5/3/2015 10:10:44 PM
A Central African Republic attack that killed 16 civilians and three Medecius Sans Frontieres (MSF) workers forced the NGO to close down its hospital in Bangui ... build 17 health-care facilities with 100 beds, set up a joint command headquarters in ...
With rescuers near, girls stoned to death by Boko Haram
Yahoo News - 5/3/2015 3:15:33 PM
But we said no," she explained from a bed in the camp clinic ... At the camp, 21 girls and women with bullet wounds and fractured limbs were taken to the city hospital after they arrived Saturday evening. On Sunday, officials were collating details ...
Becker's Hospital Review names UAB one of 100 great hospitals
Al.com - 5/6/2015 1:46:06 PM
UAB Hospital is one of the top 100 hospitals in the country, according to Becker's Hospital Review ... In its description of UAB, Becker's notes the hospital's size. With 1,157 beds, the hospital is one of the largest in the nation. It anchors the medical ...
‘DME’ name may be a mystery, but this charity’s work is plainly needed
Dallas News - 5/6/2015 2:21:53 PM
But imagine them coming to take the hospital bed you lie paralyzed in ... And golfers can do their part at a May 26 tournament at Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson. More information on all this is available at dfwdmeexchange.org or by calling ...
Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation
Al JAZEERA - 5/6/2015 11:22:56 AM
Lying listless on a hospital bed in a car park turned emergency ward ... But as surgical cases decrease and foreign medical units draw closer to pulling out of the country, quake victims and their families face a long battle ahead coping with emotional ...