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
Fascinating new maps reorganize world by mega-cities, economic regions, more
OregonLive - 4/29/2016 10:58:02 AM
For example, a map of mega-cities across the world shows density for cities in comparison to nations ... Continuing east, four other regions make up the rest of the country. If the country was organized this way, Americans could move around the country ...
Want Economic Growth? Try Urban Density
bloombergview.com - 5/3/2016 6:09:57 PM
And the heyday of expansion into China may be over, given that country’s economic slowdown, its decreasing openness to Western companies and the broader slump in world trade ... U.S. has very low urban population density relative to other advanced ...
World Asthma Day : Research reveals widespread misconceptions among public
The Express Tribune - 5/4/2016 8:10:27 PM
on World Asthma Day, which is observed on the first Tuesday of May. During the seminar, physicians also demonstrated the use of inhalers, spacers and peak flow meters, which can be commonly used to treat asthma and also discussed effective treatment plans.
Six maps that will make you rethink the world
Washington Post - 4/29/2016 7:51:55 AM
One of the most impressive maps in your book is the map of the world’s mega-cities. You say that by 2030, more than 70 percent of people will live in cities, and that these cities matter a lot more than the countries ... plotted it by density, and ...
32 World Heritage Sites in India identified by UNESCO
Jagran Josh - 4/29/2016 1:35:31 PM
Kaziranga covers an area of 378 km2 (146 sq mi).It is a world heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned rhinoceros. Kaziranga has the highest density of tigers ... park is situated in the country's northwestern part of ...
SonaCare Medical and Invivo Join Forces to Help Physicians Better Locate and Track Appropriate Targets for Prostate HIFU Ablation
prnewswire.com - 5/5/2016 7:01:51 AM
Since its introduction over 15 years ago, Sonablate® technology has been used around the world on 15,000 patients in over 30 countries, including approximately 4,000 U.S. men who have had this procedure performed outside the U.S. About SonaCare Medical ...
Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause Of Death In US; Physicians Say We Must Change How Deaths Are Reported
Medical Daily - 5/4/2016 2:26:51 PM
Portugal is possibly the only country in the world that changed its entire system to treat drug abuse as a health issue rather than a criminal justice problem, and it seems to be working. Here’s what the U.S. can learn from it. New research finds that ...
UN Security Council Reminds the World: Don't Bomb Hospitals or Kill Doctors
Vice News - 5/4/2016 12:50:48 AM
Deputy Permanent Representative Evgeniy Zagaynov warned that medical workers "must respect the laws and customs of the host countries." Related: US Claims Assault on MSF Afghan Hospital Isn't a War Crime Because It Was an Accident According to Physicians ...
Physicians with C-section skill can save mothers
health.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 4/28/2016 6:05:44 AM
Ahmedabad: To help villages battling high maternal mortality rate (MMR), physicians should be trained to carry out ... surgical and obstetrical skills is relied upon by many developing countries to provide EmOC," the study says. "Prioritising these modules ...
1122 celebrates World Firefighter Day
The Frontier Post - 5/4/2016 8:03:17 PM
As “World Fire Fighter Day ... tanker there have 700 liter water and its density is very high and because of that the vehicle can not move faster. He inform that because of no safety road policy in the country and one of the major reason that every ...
Death by GPS
Ars Technica - 5/3/2016 10:53:17 AM
(A prototype was on board the Rutan 76 Voyager, the record-setting aircraft that in 1986 became the first to circumnavigate the world with no stops ... “Once solid-state memory had enough density to hold the entire country out of the box, that’s ...
World-renowned hand surgeon retiring
News and Tribune - 4/28/2016 4:21:20 PM
Kutz, co-founder of the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center and world-renowned hand surgeon ... forearm and upper arm transplantation techniques. More than 1,400 physicians from nearly 60 countries have served as fellows in the center’s accredited fellowship ...
Remembering the World’s First Jewish Ghetto
The Times of Israel - 5/4/2016 12:46:38 PM
Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, said it best at the commemoration when he stated, “when you face the past with complete honesty, you actually create a much better future – for your children, for your country, and for all people.”
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
The News & Advance - 5/4/2016 8:28:56 AM
Resident physicians at the teaching hospital earn a basic salary ... its annual banquet Wednesday night at the Boonsboro County Club. PHOENIX (AP) — In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. Slain Navy SEAL Charlie ...
Very Few Patients Ask Physicians About Advertised Drugs
Pharmacy Times - 5/4/2016 2:41:10 PM
A new survey from Treato, an online health care consumer insights firm, revealed that the percentage of patients who ask their physicians about the drugs ... States and New Zealand are the only countries in the world that currently allow DTC advertising ...