Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of doctors providing direct services to patients in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of doctors practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Total number of doctors registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Medical association in the Gaza Strip and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202192.66 %
202083.31 %
201944.38 %
201880.73 %


Number of midwives working in the West Bank
Number of midwives working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of midwives working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of midwives practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all midwives practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
2021763
2020662
2019656
2018664


Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Indicator name Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Administrative and support staff working in the health sector are part of the health workers. Knowing their availability allows for understanding the skill mix better
Indicator definition Administrative and support staff working in the health sector are part of the health workers. Knowing their availability allows for understanding the skill mix better
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20215855
20205553
20195547
20185590


Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the West Bank
Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator name Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the skill mix between doctors and nurses in each sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator definition Ratio of all nurses to all doctors working in each health sector of employment in the West Bank
Numerator Sum of all nurses practicing by sector in the West Bank
Denominator Sum of all doctors practicing by sector in the West Bank
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator **repeat for each sector
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
20212.231 : 1 1.996 : 1 0.606 : 1 1.53 : 1 1.312 : 1
20202.327 : 1 1.987 : 1 0.415 : 1 1.53 : 1 2.059 : 1
20192.327 : 1 1.989 : 1 0.429 : 1 1.53 : 1 2.145 : 1
20182.271 : 1 1.992 : 1 0.452 : 1 1.518 : 1 2.174 : 1


Total number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip
Total number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Total number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Nutritionists and Dieticians Audiologists and Speech therapists Paramedics and ambulance drivers Other allied health sciences Medical imaging technicians Laboratory technicians Physiotherapists Psychologists Pharmaceutical assistants Community health workers
202117 43 330 388 357 929 313 158 428 18
202017 43 294 353 347 893 291 153 427 18
201917 43 294 353 347 893 291 153 427 18
201819 44 285 348 350 869 284 153 424 19


Number of pharmacists working in the West Bank
Number of pharmacists working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of pharmacists practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of pharmacists practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all pharmacists practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211513
20201483
20191482
20181475


Number of physicians working in the Gaza Strip
Number of physicians working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of physicians working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of physicians practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition All physicians (general and specialized) practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all physicians practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20212803
20202520
20192520
20182442


Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of dentists providing direct services to patients in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of dentists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Total number of dentists registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Dentistry association in the Gaza Strip and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202139.84 %
202039.39 %
201939.39 %
201838.41 %


Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Density of dentists practicing in the Gaza Strip to every 1,000 of the population of the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Gaza Strip 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
20210.212
20200.216
20190.222
20180.223


Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale WHO set a benchmark of 2.3 doctors, nurses and midwives per 1,000 population to achieve delivery by a skilled birth attendant and a new threshold of 4.45 doctors, nurses, midwives to meet health needs for the SDGs
Indicator definition Combined number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip per 1,000 population
Numerator Sum of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Gaza Strip population
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 1000
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
20213.406
20203.119
20193.21
20183.22