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
Biggest Pharmaceutical Markets In The World By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/24/2016 5:14:40 PM
Physicians and other closely-related sources are the usual ... but disadvantages come as not many patients are readers of these publications. Every major country in the world today have their own national regulatory body and also several international ...
As globe-threatening yellow fever epidemic explodes in Congo, people ask ‘where is the vaccine?’
Toronto Star - 8/27/2016 3:30:54 PM
Baumgaertner/The Washington Post) Plan B, then, was the country’s suggested approach: to blanket-vaccinate. In the early months of 2016, 20 million doses from around the world poured into ... Thanks to population density, yellow fever outbreaks ...
Physicians density worldwide by region 2013
statista.com - 8/19/2016 2:25:49 AM
This statistic depicts the physicians density worldwide as of 2013, by WHO region. As of that year, the average density in Southeast Asia stood at 5.9 physicians per 10,000 inhabitants. The world average was around 14 physicians per 10,000 inhabitants ...
10 Maps That Prove the World Is Far From Running Out of Space
The Huffington Post - 8/22/2016 3:48:09 AM
... the world's population density from another perspective. Only 5% of the world lives in the entire blue area. For comparison, the same number of people live in the small red area (bonus points if you can name the two countries it covers). Australia may ...
Figure 1 is democratizing the way doctors solve medical cases
panamericanworld.com - 8/27/2016 4:21:00 PM
In 2012, Josh was invited to be a visiting scholar at Stanford University where he undertook research on how young physicians use their mobile ... Currently, Figure 1 is being used in 190 countries around the world by over a million healthcare professionals.
Scientists warn oil explorations can cause tremors, earthquakes
www.today.ng - 8/27/2016 4:21:00 PM
He said that the balance of the ecosystem had been distorted by the fact that oil had been extracted, adding that the vacuum created by extracting gas and crude oil ought to be replaced with close density ... the country needed to carry out world best ...
Packing Technology Into the Timeless Barrel
New York Times - 8/27/2016 3:30:54 PM
it is the world’s largest barrel manufacturer ... Despite an overall robust July employment report, the country lost 33,000 manufacturing jobs in the previous six months. Bucking that trend, several new cooperages are in the works, and existing companies ...
The surgeon general just sent a worrisome letter to every doctor in America
The Business Insider - 8/26/2016 9:55:39 AM
America's doctor just knocked on the doors of every US physician across the country. Virtually ... in history that a surgeon general has sent a letter directly to American physicians. This is a major signal to doctors and the public that it's time for ...
Singapore’s obsession with control is why it’s now the first country with self-driving taxis
Quartz - 8/22/2016 8:05:51 AM
If you cherish the freedom of the open country road, Singapore is probably not for you. Apart from being tiny, the tightly controlled city-state has one of the most highly managed driving environments in the world ... from crowd density to the exact ...
Health Threat from Climate Change Outlined in Speech to Canadian Doctors
21stcentech.com - 8/27/2016 4:21:00 PM
Orbinski also told his Canadian audience that our country is not exempt from ... Representing 83,000 Canadian physicians, the CMA, along with other national medical associations was a signatory to the World Medical Association Declaration of Delhi on ...
5 reasons prescription drug prices keep rising
Los Angeles Daily News - 8/26/2016 7:35:28 PM
Drug manufacturers in the U.S. set their own prices, and that’s not the norm elsewhere in the world. Countries with national health programs ... the concern over rising drug prices is something that physicians have been more aware of lately…They ...
Some women with high breast density should get annual screenings, study says
Reading Eagle - 8/23/2016 10:13:31 AM
It concludes that a woman’s breast density should influence the frequency with which ... urged women to discuss with their physicians whether more frequent screening might be in order. But they have continued to be controversial; some activist and ...
Physicians density (per 1000 population) By Country
www.quandl.com - 8/21/2016 6:08:20 PM
This page shows Physicians ... For any country, click on the Country Page icon to see a collection of 65+ economic, health indicators for that country. Countries are grouped by region. A single sortable table showing all the countries of the world is ...
China’s Pivot to World Markets, Washington’s Pivot to World Wars, and the Debacle of the Latin American Left
nworeport.me - 8/27/2016 5:58:14 AM
China was no longer confined to investing in overseas minerals and agriculture in Third World countries. China is looking to conquer ... with plans to double the robot density of the US by the year 2020. Chinese and Austrian scientists successfully ...
This New Tuberculosis Drug Could Change the World
FORTUNE - 8/19/2016 5:42:05 PM
The first-ever medicine approved for MDR-TB—and the first TB drug in four decades—J&J is now working with governments, physicians ... to the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List in 2015, has been registered in over 40 countries ...