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, 2014See also: Hospital bed density map
Dengue fever: How a mosquito infected millions, and not with malaria
CNN - 9/1/2015 9:53:05 AM
There is no treatment or vaccine and no real means of protecting yourself in countries endemic for the disease ... people towards urban centers and increased density in cities worldwide. More than half the world's population currently live in cities ...
Global Market Study On Hospital Beds: Asia To Witness Highest Growth By 2020
The Street - 8/20/2015 5:23:59 PM
However, factors such as high costs of advanced hospital beds and decreasing demand for general hospital beds in developing countries are some of the key ... Asia and Rest of the World (Row). North America is further segmented into the U.S. and Rest ...
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/3/2015 3:53:41 AM
Map 1: Hospital Beds The WHO report says that the density of hospital beds can be used to indicate the availability of patient services. Japan, North Korea and Belarus have the highest number of hospital beds per 10,000 population across the world whereas ...
Rochester Hills-based Crittenton Hospital completes merger with Ascension Health
The Oakland Press - 8/31/2015 5:18:05 PM
Crittenton hospital joins the largest non-profit health system in the country, inheriting the support of a national ... Located at 1101 West University Drive in Rochester Hills, Crittenton is a 290-bed acute healthcare facility with a medical staff of ...
Oxxy moves to launch world’s largest transparent, affordable hospital chain
Times of India - 8/27/2015 11:42:13 PM
These hospitals will be from 50 to 500-bed capacity ... quality hospital chain of the country. Oxxy has already screened over 12 million people so far under its Swastha Bharat campaign through 520 Free Health Camps in 100 Cities creating a World Record.
Nigeria: Country's First Test Tube Baby Turns 17, to Study Medicine in Hungary
AllAfrica - 9/1/2015 5:56:52 AM
who is currently the medical director of Nisa Premier Hospital, Hannatu's birth on February 11, 1998 signaled a milestone in the medical science in Nigeria. "It is very difficult to make a statement on a day like this. When I was out of this country ...
Stryker Completes Acquisition of Muka Metal, A.S.
The Wall Street Transcript - 9/1/2015 3:22:22 PM
Muka is a privately held business headquartered in Kayseri, Turkey that sells hospital beds, stretchers and related patient ... Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world. Please contact us for more information at www.stryker.com.
World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers
The Huffington Post - 8/19/2015 9:18:24 AM
While Nepal’s deadliest disaster rocked the country ... was on the third floor of the hospital and instructed her patients to seek refuge under their beds, while she tended to critical admissions, according to the World Health Organization.
Timeline: Inside the intense, wacky world of Harbaugh
Detroit Free Press - 8/28/2015 11:55:21 PM
(Photo: Carlos Osorio, Associated Press) A look inside the wild and wacky world of Jim Harbaugh since taking over as ... Mary's and Farmington Hills Harrison and soon was off touring the country, stopping in at Albuquerque, N.M. (Jan. 19), Houston (Jan ...
Fair Oaks cyclist takes on World Transplant Games
TheSacramento Bee - 8/27/2015 2:35:12 AM
His desire to compete in this week’s games willed him out of his hospital bed ... in the World Transplant Games with other athletes who have battled conditions requiring transplants. Founded in 1978, the games draw about 2,000 people from 50 countries ...
Europe gets Amgen cholesterol drug for 50-60 percent of US price
Channel News Asia - 9/1/2015 2:10:47 PM
The fact that U.S. drug prices are often significantly higher than those in other markets has led to persistent complaints that Americans effectively subsidize the rest of the world in paying ... patients out of costly hospital beds. As the medicines ...
The tiny killer spreading 'Break bone fever'
The Frontier Post - 9/1/2015 2:10:47 PM
There is no treatment or vaccine and no real means of protecting yourself in countries endemic for the disease ... people towards urban centers and increased density in cities worldwide. More than half the world\'s population currently live in cities ...
New hospital in Jordan treats worst of Mideast's war-wounded
San Francisco Gate - 8/27/2015 10:13:20 AM
In this Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 photo, Syrian girl Salam Rashid, 14, who was injured in 2012 by a tank shell attack, lies on a bed ... World Health Organization recently estimated. Figures from Iraq and other conflicts are harder to come by. "One hospital ...
World briefs: Young Lebanese activists challenge old political class
Your Houston News - 8/26/2015 9:53:03 AM
“We are the future of this country and the agents of change ... It was unusual, strange,” Moogalian said in an interview from his hospital bed published in Paris Match magazine on Wednesday.Moogalian was shot and seriously wounded trying to stop ...
Man tackled on train on authorities' radar in 3 countries
Daily Herald - 8/22/2015 10:00:47 PM
PARIS (AP) — The man who boarded a high-speed Amsterdam-to-Paris train with a Kalashnikov rifle before being tackled by passengers was on the radar of authorities in three countries ... Stone was taken to a hospital in nearby Lille with a hand injury ...