Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in Palestine per 1000 population
Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in health facilities in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Density of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in Palestine to every 1,000 of the population of the Palestine
Numerator Total number of allied health professionals (by profession) working in Palestine
Denominator Palestine population
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 1,000 - repeat for each profession
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
20210.013 0.015 0.115 0.151 0.154 0.436 0.104 0.07 0.168 0.03
20200.014 0.015 0.106 0.142 0.153 0.432 0.101 0.07 0.172 0.031
20190.014 0.015 0.105 0.145 0.157 0.443 0.103 0.072 0.176 0.032
20180.015 0.016 0.106 0.149 0.163 0.446 0.104 0.074 0.181 0.033


Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the Gaza Strip
Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Understanding the ratio of direct service delivery staff to non-direct service delivery staff, allows for better understanding of over or under staffing in one category against another
Indicator definition Ratio of all health workers from all categories in direct service care to all health workers working in non-direct service delivery posts in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Sum of all health workers in direct service delivery (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) working in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Sum of all health workers in administrative and support posts only 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
20210.295 : 1
20200.29 : 1
20190.293 : 1
20180.288 : 1


Number of dentists working in Palestine
Number of dentists working in Palestine
Indicator name Number of dentists working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of dentists practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all dentists practicing in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211575
20201570
20191570
20181553


ratio of working nurses to doctors in Palestine
ratio of working nurses to doctors in Palestine
Indicator name ratio of working nurses to doctors in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the skill mix between doctors and nurses in Palestine
Indicator definition Ratio of all nurses to all doctors practicing in Palestine
Numerator Sum of all nurses practicing in Palestine
Denominator Sum of all doctors practicing in Palestine
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211.395 : 1
20201.506 : 1
20191.543 : 1
20181.554 : 1


Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip
Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of dentists working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of dentists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all dentists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
2021447
2020442
2019442
2018431


Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in Palestine
Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of dentists providing direct services to patients in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in Palestine
Numerator Total number of dentists practicing in Palestine
Denominator Total number of dentists registered in Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Dentistry syndicate and the HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202132.68 %
202032.57 %
201936.88 %
201832.22 %


Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the West Bank
Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of doctors, nurse and midwives (combined) working in the West Bank, 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 the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202110914
20208958
20198608
20188613


Number of dentists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Number of dentists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of dentists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Density of dentists practicing in Palestine to every 1,000 of the population of Palestine
Numerator Total number of dentists 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
20210.301
20200.308
20190.315
20180.32


Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Density of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) practicing in the Gaza Strip to every 1,000 of the population of the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of allied health professionals (by profession) 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 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
20210.008 0.02 0.157 0.184 0.169 0.441 0.149 0.075 0.203 0.009
20200.008 0.021 0.144 0.172 0.169 0.436 0.142 0.075 0.208 0.009
20190.009 0.022 0.148 0.177 0.174 0.449 0.146 0.077 0.215 0.009
20180.01 0.023 0.147 0.18 0.181 0.45 0.147 0.079 0.219 0.01


Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the West Bank
Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator name Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Understanding the distribution of each type of health profession employed between private, NGO, governmental, UNRWA and Military Health Services as the five sectors of health employment in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage distribution of each health profession by each sector of employment in the West Bank
Numerator Sum of each health profession separate by sector of employment in the West Bank
Denominator Sum of each health profession in all sectors of employment in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (Numerator / denominator)* 100 – calculated for each health profession in each sector of employment alone
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
2021Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff3.6 %36.6 %28.4 %3 %28.3 %
Pharmacist1.3 %16.2 %76.3 %2 %4.2 %
Specialized doctor0.8 %24 %47.2 %0.9 %27.2 %
Nurse3.7 %46.7 %19.7 %2.1 %27.8 %
Dentist1.4 %7 %86.3 %1.9 %3.4 %
Midwife7.9 %48.8 %20.2 %0 %23.2 %
Allied health sciences4.8 %39.5 %32.8 %2 %20.9 %
General Doctor3.3 %33.5 %34.9 %2.4 %25.9 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2020Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff3.8 %38.6 %23.6 %3.1 %30.8 %
Pharmacist1.3 %16.5 %75.8 %2 %4.4 %
Specialized doctor0.8 %27.3 %46.4 %1 %24.5 %
Nurse4.1 %50.7 %10.5 %2.4 %32.3 %
Dentist1.4 %7.1 %86.1 %2 %3.5 %
Midwife8.9 %55.7 %7.9 %0 %27.5 %
Allied health sciences5.2 %42.1 %27.3 %2.2 %23.2 %
General Doctor4.5 %45.7 %26.1 %3.4 %20.2 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2019Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff3.8 %38.6 %23.6 %3.1 %30.8 %
Pharmacist1.3 %16.5 %75.7 %2 %4.4 %
Specialized doctor0.8 %28.8 %44.8 %1.1 %24.5 %
Nurse4.2 %51.2 %9.7 %2.5 %32.5 %
Dentist1.4 %7.1 %86.1 %2 %3.5 %
Midwife9 %56.2 %7.4 %0 %27.4 %
Allied health sciences5.3 %42.2 %27 %2.2 %23.3 %
General Doctor4.9 %48.5 %22.2 %3.7 %20.6 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2018Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff3.8 %38.2 %24.3 %3.1 %30.6 %
Pharmacist1.4 %16.6 %75.7 %2 %4.4 %
Specialized doctor0.8 %29 %44.9 %1 %24.3 %
Nurse4.2 %50.9 %10.2 %2.4 %32.2 %
Dentist1.4 %7.1 %86.2 %1.9 %3.5 %
Midwife8.9 %55.8 %7.7 %0.1 %27.4 %
Allied health sciences5.2 %42 %27.3 %2.2 %23.3 %
General Doctor4.8 %47.9 %22.9 %3.8 %20.6 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %