Definition: This entry gives the number of medical doctors (physicians), including generalist and specialist medical practitioners, per 1,000 of the population. Medical doctors are defined as doctors that study, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness, disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans through the application of modern medicine. They also plan, supervise, and evaluate care and treatment plans by other health care providers. WHO estimates that fewer than 23 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 10,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Physicians density map
India’s passenger vehicle density to nearly double by 2020
Live Mint - 2/8/2016 2:07:09 PM
Photo: Rahul Grover/HT New Delhi: India’s passenger vehicle density is set to double ... million vehicles by 2020. “The country’s low vehicle penetration (32 vehicles per 1,000 people in 2015) makes it one of the world’s most attractive auto ...
World Health Organization raises alarm as Zika virus spreads ``explosively''
Cinema Blaze - 2/9/2016 4:36:17 PM
Zika is linked to severe birth defects and is "spreading explosively" in the Americas, according to the World Health Organization ... For example, urban areas in the United States aren't as density populated as cities in Central and South America ...
The secret recipe for the world’s best fudge
Country Life - 2/6/2016 11:56:30 PM
‘Best fudge in the world,’ declares one ... Mr Boustead refuses to give any clues as to how he achieves that perfect density and flavour and I wonder how he maintains these intense levels of security. ‘We don’t have a big staff turnover ...
$1.8 Billion for Zika Misdirected, Says the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
GlobeNewswire - 2/10/2016 11:34:27 AM
Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases are spreading widely, and making their way from tropical countries into the U.S., states AAPS ... vector has been outlawed for most uses in most of the world, states Dr. Orient. “DDT was banned by William ...
World's largest trophy hunting club is auctioning 300 hunts
Mashable - 2/4/2016 4:56:32 PM
The world's largest trophy hunting organization ... the club is auctioning off 300 separate hunts taking place in 32 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America. Bidders can sign up for the chance to kill African elephants, Australian ...
Columbus Health Officials Advise Physicians On Zika Virus
SoloNews - 2/10/2016 5:43:42 AM
A day after World Health Organization warned that Zika virus was spreading ... would make Colombia the second most affected country in the region, after Brazil. Avalos and his Brazilian wife planned to take their two children on a family vacation to ...
OKC doctor: Bashar al-Assad's ultimate betrayal of every physicians' oath
Oklahoma News - 2/6/2016 6:20:04 PM
displacing millions in a magnitude eclipsed only by World War II. Imagine a physician, who recited the Hippocratic oath of “First Do No Harm,” leaving a massive trail of unspeakable atrocities in his own country. Unfortunately, history is rife with ...
While the world improves its record, here's why India has world’s most stillborn babies
Firstpost - 2/5/2016 11:33:14 AM
the largest of any country in 2015, according to research published last month by the Lancet, a global medical journal. A stillbirth is a “baby born with no signs of life at or after 28 weeks’ gestation”, according to the World Health Organisation.
Doctors Without Borders Confirms Its Hospital In Syria Was Hit By Airstrikes
Think Progress - 2/9/2016 3:57:31 AM
In September 2015, the World Health Organization reported that there is a severe shortage of ambulances, specialized medical staff, and medical supplies in the country. “Lack of basic utility services including electricity, fuel, safe drinking water and ...
British Doctors Demand Israel’s Expulsion From World Medical Association
mintpressnews.com - 2/8/2016 2:28:38 PM
SEATTLE — (ANALYSIS) Late last month, Israeli and Jewish media were filled with outrage at a letter signed by 71 British physicians, demanding the Israeli Medical Association’s expulsion from the World Medical Association. There were hearings in the ...
SEC women's hoops notebook: It's UConn's world; everyone else -- including South Carolina -- is just living in it
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2/10/2016 7:16:45 AM
It was the type of performance from Connecticut, which won its 60th straight game, that made you think the rest of the country is playing for second ... “It’s one spot in the polls and a world of difference,” wrote David Cloninger of the State ...
Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told
Chicago Tribune - 2/8/2016 2:47:07 AM
The brief is filed by professors from across the country in the court's upcoming abortion case ... "The aim of the Brandeis brief was to educate the judiciary about the real world in which the laws under inspection operated," Ginsburg said.
New Fellows at LUTH urged to abide by physicians’ oath
The Guardian - Nigeria - 1/28/2016 2:10:03 AM
As part of campaigning for a better health care delivery in the country, the Provost ... University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), to abide by and remember at all times the physicians’ oath they took, no matter the circumstances. Ogunsola who said this ...
Bringing medieval works to the digital world
Philadelphia Daily News - 2/2/2016 1:06:51 AM
Anyone anywhere in the world will be able to see the items with a click of a ... that will digitalize the largest regional collection of medieval and early modern manuscripts in the country. Nearly 160,000 pages, the bulk of them at the Free Library ...
Optovue Releases AngioAnalytics, World's First OCTA Blood Vessel Measurement Technology
Marketwired - 2/3/2016 9:55:23 AM
Optovue also announced it will host an educational symposium at the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC 2016 ... an important element to the treatment algorithm by quantifying the density of blood vessels in the eye where blood flow can be detected ...