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The U.S. ranks 1st in plastic surgeons

17 April 2013 4 comments

According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, in 2011 there were 5,950 plastic surgeons working in the United States, or 18.7% of all plastic surgeons working in the world. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 23rd in expatriated nurses

13 February 2009 1 comment

According to the OECD, in 2000 there were 6,022 nurses expatriated from the United States working in OECD member nations, making the United States rank twenty-third in that category. The Philippines ranked first, with 110,774 expatriated nurses working in OECD member nations.

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The U.S. ranks 19th in plastic surgery

26 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (as reported at nationmaster.com), in 2002 the United States ranked nineteenth in terms of per capita plastic surgery procedures. Switzerland ranked first.

The U.S. ranks 24th in expatriated physicians

24 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, the United States ranks twenty-fourth in terms of numbers of expatriated physicians working in OECD nations. India ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 17th in physicians

20 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2006 the United States ranked seventeenth out of twenty four member nations in terms of physicians per capita. Belgium ranked first.

The U.S. ranks 10th in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS

18 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2003 the United States ranked tenth out of 163 countries in terms of people living with HIV/AIDS.