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Physicians density (Physicians/1,000 population) 2013 Country Ranks, By Rank
SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2013
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. The World Health Organization estimates that fewer than 2.3 health workers (physicians, nurses, and midwives only) per 1,000 would be insufficient to achieve coverage of primary healthcare needs.
NOTE: The information regarding Physicians density 2013 on this page is re-published from the CIA World Factbook 2013. No claims are made regarding theaccuracy of Physicians density 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Physicians density 2013 should be addressed to the CIA.
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