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
Qatar's Hamad says to double hospital beds by 2030
Arabian Business - 3/31/2015 1:21:23 AM
There are also plans to expand its medical staff, clinics and hospital beds ... country’s current health services have been under severe strain due to its current population boom, which is related to infrastructure projects being built for the 2022 World ...
HMC to double hospital beds in new Qatar medical complex by 2030
Doha News - 3/30/2015 4:17:21 PM
To tackle Qatar’s healthcare crisis, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has unveiled a new ambitious 15-year master plan that includes doubling the number of hospital beds and operating theaters in the country ... for the 2022 World Cup.
Water Is The Core Of Health & Sustainable Development -- World Water Day Meets Technology
Forbes - 3/30/2015 5:00:18 PM
At present, half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people affected by a disease ... sterilize reusable wastewater could make or break the progress of an entire country, like his. This was reiterated by Ambassador Antoine, whose country has ...
Qatar's HMC to double hospital beds
MENAFN - 3/31/2015 1:02:53 PM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced a 15-year facilities master plan which will see a doubling of hospital beds and tripling of parking ... expansion and modernisation of the country's healthcare infrastructure and service ...
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.
Upheaval in Yemen's Aden stretches hospital
The Star Online - 3/30/2015 2:58:36 PM
"We were not ready to face this kind of situation," said Valerie Pierre, coordinator for aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which runs a 45-bed hospital in Aden ... upheaval that has rocked the country. But the hospital remains open to all.
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 ...
India's count on 'Lifestyle diseases' to grow more than 80% by 2020
India Education Diary - 3/26/2015 5:30:41 AM
There are around 1.65 trained allopathic doctors and nurses per 1000 population, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended guideline of 2.5 per 1000 population. Total hospital bed density in the country at about 0.9 per 1000 population is well below ...
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.
Violence begins at home
The Express Tribune - 3/30/2015 12:21:07 PM
Around the world, thousands of unfortunate children are exposed to ... a psychologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi. “Some children do get inspired by others around them, such as teachers who show them care. Despite having a destructive ...
Countries Aiming at American Medical Tourists
Tourism-Review - 3/29/2015 10:37:55 PM
The cost of medical care is 20% to 30% lower in developing countries ... world known for medical tourism. For 270 million dollars, Dubai is constructing a hospital and a medical college. The University Hospital will open in 2017 and will have 300 beds ...
HMC to double hospital beds
MSN - 3/31/2015 4:23:19 PM
PICTURE: Shemeer Rasheed Between 2015 and 2030, the number of hospital beds across HMC will increase from 2,100 to ... the master plan as “a major expansion and modernisation of the country’s healthcare infrastructure and service delivery model which ...
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 ...