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
The 10 most digitally savvy countries in the world
Market Watch - 7/19/2016 5:11:26 AM
Fun fact: WEF has highlighted Japan for having the highest robot density in the world — 1.5 robots for every 10 people. 9. Luxembourg: 5.67 NRI This small European country knows the importance of technology and its regulation. That’s why it has the ...
Hyderabad beats other metros with highest density of doctors
Times of India - 7/23/2016 9:45:52 AM
In what is likely to help Hyderabad rightfully claim the 'medical hub' tag in the country, a recent report by World Health Organisation (WHO) found that the city has the highest density of qualified allopathy doctors per lakh population. With a ratio of ...
G20 countries face calls for action to boost growth
MENAFN - 7/23/2016 11:50:32 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US urged G20 countries gathering on Saturday to do ... will be Recognized in Latest Edition of The Leading Physicians of the World, MENAFN Press (MENAFN Press) Chicago, Illinois The International ...
Shaken baby syndrome accepted as diagnoses by majority of physicians
Eurek Alert - 7/22/2016 4:17:46 AM
"Our study is the first to provide the much needed empiric confirmation that multidisciplinary physicians throughout the country overwhelmingly accept ... nation's top children's hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report. It is the pediatric training ...
US Agency: Four Countries Most at Zika Risk Due to Olympics Travel
Voice of America - 7/13/2016 7:48:52 AM
The 19 countries, identified by the CDC, have not reported an outbreak so far. Excluding these countries, attendance at the games does not pose a 'substantive risk' for mosquito-borne Zika transmission. However, last month the World Health Organization ...
Pistachios, Afghans' green gold, coveted by Taliban
Dawn - 7/20/2016 1:28:20 AM
KABUL: Afghanistan takes pride in its world-class pistachios ... According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and USAID, forest density across the country has considerably thinned, from an average of 40-100 trees per hectare before the war ...
Global Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Market Revenue to Rise at a CAGR of 1.41% over Forecast 2015-2019
sbwire.com - 7/21/2016 3:10:21 PM
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How families can keep the Sabbath when the world interferes
Beaver County Times - 7/24/2016 6:55:52 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third of a three-part weekly series from Deseret News looking at Sabbath Day trends in the modern world ... country; he's even advocated it to a medical group, on grounds that it would improve the quality of life for physicians.
3 bizarre laws you should know about before traveling to certain countries
Oklahoma News - 7/13/2016 2:51:12 PM
It is always a good idea to be aware of the laws and customs of a country before you travel there ... It’s hard to keep things hygienic with a population density like that (almost 18,000 people per square mile.). Before the ban, the sheer volume of ...
Clowning on the world stage
Times of Malta - 7/16/2016 11:58:50 PM
Today, we have 1,300 residents per km2. The population density has more than doubled over the past century. No wonder we face so many environmental pressures. After World War II, Commonwealth countries like Australia and Canada offered real opportunities ...
Women on osteoporosis drugs still need bone density screenings
Win 98.5 - 7/18/2016 5:19:46 AM
The findings suggest it may be time for some physicians to rethink their reluctance to get women bone mineral density tests after they start medication, Leslie said. Whether to send women for these tests - also called DEXA scans, for dual-energy x-ray ...
There are bright spots among the world’s coral reefs – the challenge is to learn from them
THE CONVERSATION - 7/20/2016 4:01:39 PM
The Great Barrier Reef, which is often considered the best-managed reef in the world, performed largely as we would expect it to, given that it is in a wealthy country with low population density, and many of its individual reefs are offshore and mostly ...
Punishing strike by resident doctors grinds on in Haiti
FOX News - 7/25/2016 4:21:22 AM
The Hospital of the State University of Haiti, the largest and most important public medical facility in this troubled country, is at the epicenter ... Recently, specialist physicians tried to report to work at the State University hospital but they ...
World Silicon Anode Battery Market : Facts, Figures and Analytical Insights 2016– 2026, by PMR , PMR Report
Empowered News - 7/19/2016 7:05:58 AM
This increased energy density will allow automotive manufacturers to increase ... to increase in the demand of Silicon Anode Battery in developed regions. Emerging countries such as UAE and Brazil are expected to have a significant market share in the ...
A surprising map of the countries that are most and least welcoming to foreigners
Washington Post - 3/21/2013 3:58:59 PM
Buried several hundred pages into a new World ... density (by which they mean the number of physicians per capita, not the mass-per-cubic-meter of individual doctors), are some very interesting numbers. The WEF has compiled survey data from 140 countries ...