Neurosurgeons per capita (WHO 2004)

Neurosurgeon per capita (WHO 2004)

READ MORE: 
http://www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/neurogy_atlas_results-9-11.pdf

A total of 33 193 neurosurgeons are reported to be available in 103 countries. The median number of neurosurgeons in the responding countries is 0.56 per 100 000 population (interquartile range 0.07–1.02).

◆The distribution of neurosurgeons across regions is variable. The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population is 0.01 in Africa, 0.03 in South-East Asia, 0.37 in the Eastern Mediterranean, 0.39 in the Western Pacifi c, 0.76 in the Americas, and 1.02 in Europe.

◆Of the responding countries, 26% have access to more than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population. In terms of population covered, more than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population is available for 20.3% of the population.

◆The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population across different income groups of countries varies. It is 0.03 for low-income countries and 0.97 for high-income countries. Half of the high-income group of responding countries have access to less than one neurosurgeon per 100 000 population.

◆The median number of neurosurgeons per 100 000 population is 0.94 for countries in population category I, compared with 0.49 for countries in population category IV.

READ MORE: 
http://www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/neurogy_atlas_results-9-11.pdf

Captura de Tela 2016-07-03 às 12.48.03 PM

MORE:
http://www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/neurogy_atlas_lr.pdf 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s