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
From US to Japan: Countries rush aid to boost Nepal's rescue efforts
Firstpost - 4/28/2015 12:55:20 AM
With the death toll in the devastating Nepal earthquake crossing the 3,500 figure, governments across the world are rushing aid and medical ... Pakistan has sent four C-130 aircraft carrying a 30-bed hospital, special search and rescue teams and relief ...
Nepal: International aid response hampered by aftershocks
Euronews - 4/27/2015 4:24:06 AM
The country has only 2.1 doctors and 50 hospital beds for every 10,000 people according to the World Health Organisation. Israel which is sending tons of medical supplies is also due to set up one of several field hospitals being offered. But there are ...
Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years is overwhelming the country's weak healthcare system
The Business Insider - 4/26/2015 1:00:41 PM
The country of 28 million has only 2.1 physicians and 50 hospital beds for every 10,000 people, according to a 2011 World Health Organization report. The situation is worsening a humanitarian crisis triggered by Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years.
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 ...
Indian helicopters, Israeli hospitals and Malaysian medics: How the world is coming to Nepal’s aid
Quartz - 4/27/2015 6:21:37 PM
China will send emergency shelters, clothing, blankets, and power generators to Nepal, according to the country’s commerce ministry ... including a 30-bed mobile hospital. According to Radio Pakistan, 2,000 meals, bottled water, medicines, 200 ...
More than 1,900 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal
Washington Post - 4/26/2015 10:04:43 PM
[Read: After earthquake, World Heritage sites ... Israeli news media reported. Countries such as Sri Lanka and Pakistan also moved to help. India dispatched planes and rescue personnel with three tons of supplies and a mobile hospital, and 15 helicopters ...
After Nepal Earthquake, a Pile of Bodies and a Lost World
NDTV - 4/27/2015 2:32:33 PM
In the next row of beds, seven-year-old ... then says, "Our world is lost." Each story in the hospital is worse than the other, only united by the grief of the tragedy which has torn apart lives in the country.
Aftershock hits Nepal as quake death toll passes 2,100 in four countries
Japan Today - 4/26/2015 10:26:11 PM
The quake will likely put a huge strain on the resources of this impoverished country best known for Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The economy of ... carrying a 30-bed temporary hospital comprising army doctors, surgeons and specialists.
Local families: Loved ones in Nepal are 'where they're supposed to be'
WSBT 22 - 4/28/2015 4:04:26 PM
In spite of no electricity and limited communication going into or coming out of the third world country, a St. Joseph County couple ... from Holly jolted Dr. Dwight and Barbara Tapley out of bed early Saturday morning. “[She said], ‘There has been ...
Welcome to my World: Mom, in sickness and in health
Berks-Mont - 4/27/2015 8:41:48 AM
In order to overcome her grief, Mom often walked the long, country road. Mom had been so sick and nauseated ... The ambulance was called. She was in the hospital seven days, with her eyes closed. They thought she would die. Lester was called home from ...
UNHCR and several other countries send help to Nepal
Buenos Aires Herald - 4/27/2015 2:39:43 PM
On the other hand, several countries from around the globe have ... Nepal has only 2.1 physicians and 50 hospital beds for every 10,000 people, according to a 2011 World Health Organization report. High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini ...
Ben Smim: An Abandoned Hospital in an Unknown Tourist Destination
moroccoworldnews.com - 4/22/2015 9:45:00 AM
By virtue of its sophisticated medical equipment, the hospital received people from Morocco and foreign countries who suffered from tuberculosis. It had 400 beds, theater halls in the basement, and a gymnasium. According to an inhabitant from Ben Smim ...
Global Hospitals Launches 125-bed Multi-specialty Unit in Tanzania, East Africa
Med India - 4/23/2015 1:54:21 PM
Global Hospitals headquartered in Hyderabad, India has opened a 125-bed hospital in ... Tasakhtaa Hospital would offer world-class services at a fraction of the costs in Europe, the US and south Asian countries. The Zanzibar facility will provide primary ...
Thousands examine objects out of this world at Astronomy Day in
7KBZK - 4/20/2015 4:21:04 PM
The photo of a child in the back of a pickup bed on Grand Avenue with items splayed around the ... popping up all over the country. The trend is taking off in Gallatin County. Food trucks have taken the nation by storm..popping up all over the country.
Overseas medics help Nepal's quake victims, rubble clean up begins
Reuters - 4/28/2015 11:18:06 AM
International medical teams begin assisting Nepalese, residents remove rubble from destroyed World Heritage Sites with their bare hands. Julie Noce reports. Children are amongst those awaiting treatment at this facility in Kathmandu. Hospital beds here are ...