Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in Palestine
Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in Palestine
Indicator name Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of doctors, nurse and midwives (combined) working in Palestine, to be able to compare with WHO benchmark for SDG
Indicator definition The total number of doctors, nurses and midwives combined, working in health facilities in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202117114
202015338
201914988
201814831


Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the West Bank
Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of nurses providing direct services to patients in the West Bank
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the West Bank
Numerator Total number of practicing nurses in the West Bank
Denominator Total number of registered nurses in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Nursing association in the west Bank and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202157.85 %
202050.35 %
201965.02 %
201849.21 %


Number of midwives working in Palestine
Number of midwives working in Palestine
Indicator name Number of midwives working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of midwives practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all midwives practicing in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211136
20201049
20191043
20181055


Number of doctors working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Number of doctors working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of doctors working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of doctors practicing in health facilities in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Density of doctors practicing in the West Bank to every 1,000 of the population of the West Bank
Numerator Total number of doctors (general and specialized) working in the West Bank
Denominator West Bank population
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 1,000
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data and population from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211.374
20201.045
20190.996
20181.015


Number of pharmacists working in Palestine
Number of pharmacists working in Palestine
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of pharmacists practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of pharmacists practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all pharmacists practicing in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20212488
20202473
20192472
20182448


Number of health workers ( practicing in direct service delivery) in Palestine
Number of health workers ( practicing in direct service delivery) in Palestine
Indicator name Number of health workers ( practicing in direct service delivery) in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To gain a picture of the total number of health workers (direct service delivery) practicing in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of health workers in direct service delivery practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) practicing in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202127579
202025533
201925169
201824883


Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the West Bank
Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator name Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Understanding the distribution of health workers employed between private, NGO, governmental, UNRWA and Military Health Services as the five sectors of health employment in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage distribution of health workers in each sector of employment in the West Bank
Numerator Sum of all health workers separate by sector of employment in the West Bank
Denominator Sum of all health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (Numerator / denominator)* 100 – calculated each sector of employment alone
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year UNRWA Ministry of Health Private Sector Military Health Services NGO
20213.3 % 34.9 % 36.6 % 2 % 23.3 %
20203.7 % 38.3 % 31.5 % 2.2 % 24.2 %
20193.8 % 38.8 % 30.8 % 2.3 % 24.3 %
20183.8 % 38.5 % 31.2 % 2.3 % 24.3 %


Number of nurses working in Palestine
Number of nurses working in Palestine
Indicator name Number of nurses working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of nurses practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of nurses practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all nurses practicing in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20219319
20208594
20198467
20188394