Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Percentage of practicing doctors out of the registered in Palestine
Percentage of practicing doctors out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of practicing doctors out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of doctors providing direct services to patients in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of practicing doctors out of the registered in Palestine
Numerator Total number of practicing doctors in Palestine
Denominator Total number of registered doctors in Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Medical Association of Palestine and the HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202151.29 %
202043.8 %
201948.34 %
201841.47 %


Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To gain a picture of the total health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of all health workers practicing in direct service delivery in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202117318
202014956
201914592
201814571


Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine per 100,000 population
Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine per 100,000 population
Indicator name Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine per 100,000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the availability of the different medical specialties in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine per 100,000 population
Numerator Total number of each medical specialty working in Palestine
Denominator Total population of Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100,000 - repeated for each medical specialty
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data and population from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Category: Health Workers Density
2021Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.19
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.38
Rehabilitative specialist0.02
Pediatric Surgeon0.33
Urologist2.3
Histology0.1
Diagnostic Radiologist1.91
Ophthalmology Surgeon 3
Gastroenterologist0.36
Thoracic Surgeon0.11
Rheumatologist0.21
Vascular Specialist0.59
Cardialogist2.1
Pulmonologist0.4
Orthopedist4.09
Neurological Surgeon0.57
Endoscopy Specialist0.1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.55
Cardiac surgeon0.21
Infectious Diseases Specialist0.02
Clinical Pathology0.02
General Surgeon4.25
Oncology surgeon0.02
Family Medicine Physician0.36
Cardiac catheterization0.02
Psychiatrist0.98
Pediatrician8.65
Dermatovenerlogist1.7
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.02
Public Health Physician0.02
ICU Specialist0.11
Endocrinologist0.63
Neurologist1.15
Pathologist0.33
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.02
ENT Doctor2.45
Internal Medicine Specialist4.38
Anaesthesiologist3.08
Hematologist0.19
Oncologist0.38
Pediatric neurology0.02
Physiologist0.67
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.06
Clinical Oncology0.04
2020Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.18
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.35
Rehabilitative specialist0.02
Pediatric Surgeon0.16
Urologist2.16
Diagnostic Radiologist1.43
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.74
Gastroenterologist0.33
Thoracic Surgeon0.1
Rheumatologist0.18
Vascular Specialist0.59
Cardialogist2.04
Pulmonologist0.39
Orthopedist3.84
Neurological Surgeon0.39
Endoscopy Specialist0.1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.25
Cardiac surgeon0.08
General Surgeon3.9
Family Medicine Physician0.37
Psychiatrist0.98
Pediatrician8.19
Dermatovenerlogist1.74
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.02
Public Health Physician0.02
ICU Specialist0.12
Endocrinologist0.61
Neurologist1.12
Pathologist0.31
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.02
ENT Doctor2.43
Internal Medicine Specialist4.1
Anaesthesiologist2.59
Hematologist0.18
Oncologist0.37
Physiologist0.69
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.06
Clinical Oncology0.02
2019Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.18
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.34
Rehabilitative specialist0.02
Pediatric Surgeon0.14
Urologist2.21
Diagnostic Radiologist1.39
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.75
Gastroenterologist0.32
Thoracic Surgeon0.1
Rheumatologist0.18
Vascular Specialist0.6
Cardialogist1.99
Pulmonologist0.38
Orthopedist3.8
Neurological Surgeon0.38
Endoscopy Specialist0.1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.32
Cardiac surgeon0.02
General Surgeon3.88
Family Medicine Physician0.38
Psychiatrist1
Pediatrician8.16
Dermatovenerlogist1.77
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.02
Public Health Physician0.02
ICU Specialist0.12
Endocrinologist0.6
Neurologist1.13
Pathologist0.3
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.02
ENT Doctor2.43
Internal Medicine Specialist4
Anaesthesiologist2.41
Hematologist0.18
Oncologist0.38
Physiologist0.68
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.06
2018Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.19
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.39
Pediatric Surgeon0.1
Urologist2.33
Diagnostic Radiologist1.57
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.97
Gastroenterologist0.29
Thoracic Surgeon0.12
Rheumatologist0.19
Vascular Specialist0.62
Cardialogist2.14
Pulmonologist0.37
Orthopedist3.96
Neurological Surgeon0.45
Endoscopy Specialist0.12
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.77
Cardiac surgeon0.02
General Surgeon4.08
Family Medicine Physician0.41
Psychiatrist1.03
Pediatrician8.22
Dermatovenerlogist1.79
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.02
Public Health Physician0.02
ICU Specialist0.12
Endocrinologist0.64
Neurologist1.11
Pathologist0.23
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.02
ENT Doctor2.51
Internal Medicine Specialist4.41
Anaesthesiologist2.53
Hematologist0.19
Oncologist0.47
Nuclear Medicine Specialist0.02
Physiologist0.74
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.08

Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Indicator name Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of health workers by type of profession in the West Bank
Indicator definition The percentage distribution of practicing health workers by profession in the West Bank
Numerator Total number of health workers from each profession separate, practicing in the West Bank
Denominator Total number of health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (numerator / denominator ) * 100 – repeat for each health profession
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year General Doctor Allied health sciences Midwife Dentist Nurse Specialized doctor Pharmacist
202114 % 21.5 % 4.4 % 6.5 % 33.8 % 11 % 8.7 %
202011 % 22.6 % 4.4 % 7.5 % 34 % 10.5 % 9.9 %
201910.3 % 23 % 4.5 % 7.7 % 34.1 % 10.2 % 10.1 %
201810.3 % 23.1 % 4.5 % 7.7 % 34.1 % 10.2 % 10.1 %


Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in health facilities in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Density of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in the West Bank to every 1,000 of the population of the West Bank
Numerator Total number of allied health professionals (by profession) 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 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
20210.017 0.011 0.087 0.152 0.161 0.456 0.084 0.066 0.148 0.045
20200.017 0.011 0.082 0.122 0.142 0.43 0.073 0.067 0.148 0.046
20190.017 0.011 0.077 0.124 0.146 0.439 0.075 0.069 0.151 0.047
20180.019 0.011 0.079 0.128 0.151 0.444 0.076 0.071 0.155 0.048


Number of doctors working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Number of doctors working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator name Number of doctors working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of doctors who work in East Jerusalem Hospitals, which are major referrals hospitals for patients
Indicator definition Total number of doctors working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all doctors who work in hospitals in East Jerusalem
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
2021501
2020341
2019341
2018339


Number of nurses working in Palestine per 1,000 population
Number of nurses working in Palestine per 1,000 population
Indicator name Number of nurses working in Palestine per 1,000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of nurses practicing in health facilities in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Density of nurses practicing in Palestine to every 1,000 of the population of Palestine
Numerator Total number of nurses working in Palestine
Denominator Palestine 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
20211.783
20201.685
20191.701
20181.729


Number of doctors working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Number of doctors working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of doctors working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of doctors practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Density of doctors practicing in the Gaza Strip to every 1,000 of the population of the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of doctors (general and specialized) 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 Number of facilities
20211.33
20201.23
20191.266
20181.263


Number of midwives working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Number of midwives working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator name Number of midwives working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of midwives who work in East Jerusalem Hospitals, which are major referrals hospitals for patients
Indicator definition Total number of midwives working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all midwives who work in hospitals in East Jerusalem
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202180
202080
201980
201880


Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the Gaza Strip
Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the skill mix between doctors and nurses in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Ratio of all nurses to all doctors practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Sum of all nurses practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Sum of all doctors practicing in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211.407 : 1
20201.385 : 1
20191.385 : 1
20181.394 : 1