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
Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital a world leader
Herald Sun Melboume - 2/27/2015 9:44:37 AM
MELBOURNE’S children’s health expertise is in demand across the globe as the world increasingly focuses its attention on international leaders based around the Royal Children’s Hospital ... of children in low-income countries, while exporting ...
Edo 200-bed hospital ready for use this year —Oshiomhole
World Stage - 2/24/2015 11:17:03 PM
I think overall, there is no question that we have a first-class hospital under construction and our people will be happy that at the end, we have come up with the best hospital in the country by the ... the first phase of 200-bed of the Accident and ...
Medical and health charges in Malaysia the cheapest in the world, says PM
Astro Awani - 2/27/2015 7:42:55 AM
In fact, if we do an analysis of the cost and service provided, I dare to say that the health system in Malaysia is the best in the world," he added. He said Malaysia was ranked the third best out of 24 countries ... the hospital would have 108 beds ...
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 briefs: Chilean girl asks to die
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2/27/2015 4:58:17 AM
In a video that news media said had been uploaded to her Facebook page on Sunday, Valentina Maureira said from her hospital bed: “I am asking to speak ... amid a widening rift about cyberspace between the two countries. The move can be seen as part ...
New Murals by Banksy Spotted in Gaza Strip
KTIC 840 Rural Radio - 2/27/2015 4:43:58 AM
(NEW YORK) -- So, House of Cards season 3 is just hours away (3 a.m. to be exact), but before you get cozy in bed, or set up your favorite snack ... a sip of McDonald's iced tea and wound up in the hospital because the drink apparently was contaminated ...
English hospitals have lost 5 hospital beds for EVERY DAY the Coalition has been in power
Mirror - 2/19/2015 7:26:46 PM
... fourth lowest number of beds per person in Europe The OECD found that the UK has fewer hospital beds per person than almost any country in the developed world. We have 2.8 beds per 1,000 people. Germany has over 8, Austria has more than 7, and France ...
Zoos treat obese patients, more people get fatter as world fails obesity
Examiner - 2/19/2015 7:59:34 AM
A growing number of people are so fat that they're too big for hospital beds, MRI and CT ... Lancet concluded that the world has failed on obesity. The fall-out from ignoring this time-bomb is cutting a wide path. If countries don't start anti-obesity ...
PM: Health care in Malaysia the cheapest in the world
themalaymailonline.com - 2/27/2015 7:28:36 AM
In fact, if we do an analysis of the cost and service provided, I dare to say that the health system in Malaysia is the best in the world,” he added. He said Malaysia was ranked the third best out of 24 countries ... the hospital would have 108 beds ...
New York Ebola doctor criticises 'vilification' by politicians and media
theguardian.com - 2/26/2015 1:34:52 PM
and a hero” by the media as he fought for his life from a hospital bed. “The truth is I am none of those things,” Spencer wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine. “I’m just someone who answered a call for help and was lucky enough to survive.”
Japan's ROBEAR - A Nursing Care Robot Developed By RIKEN And Sumitomo Riko
Crazy Engineers - 2/24/2015 12:04:11 PM
If you had a recent trip to a hospital nearby for someone close to you who was admitted ... Well, like always, well ahead of the world, the Japanese have thought of letting robotics enter the field of nursing & medical care. A team of researchers from ...
Rebuilt Catholic hospital in Haiti brings hope
catholicherald.com - 2/26/2015 2:21:59 AM
Approximately 140 patients and hospital staff members died when nearly every building in the hospital compound collapsed. For weeks, the injured were treated by surviving staff and volunteer health care workers from around the world under tents in the ...
Twins saved by surgery before birth
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 2/27/2015 11:39:09 AM
He is one of six doctors at the Victorian Fetal Therapy Service, a collaboration between the state's three tertiary maternity hospitals: the Women's, Monash Medical Centre and the Mercy Hospital for ... and around the world, while Monash Medical Centre's ...
The Hospital of Tomorrow
HealthTech - 2/23/2015 5:06:01 PM
For many governments, how a country ... an empty bed, if beds are full or are about to become free, ward managers can be alerted to this in real time via their mobile device and react more effectively. Deliver a truly paperless and wireless world driving ...
Warning signals from the volatile world of influenza viruses
WHO - 2/22/2015 11:55:13 PM
The world ... staff and hospital beds. Experience in conducting mass public education campaigns, supported by public confidence in the health system, is another key asset. However, these capacities are lacking in a large number of developing countries.