Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of nurses providing direct services to patients in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number nurses practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Total number of nurses registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Nursing association in the Gaza Strip and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202197.65 %
202086.36 %
201944.27 %
201884.26 %


Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of midwives practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all midwives practicing in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
2021436
2020387
2019387
2018391


Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of pharmacists delivery direct service to the population
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of pharmacists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Total number of pharmacists registered in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Pharmacy association in the Gaza Strip and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202136.42 %
202035.84 %
201935.84 %
201835.23 %


Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in Palestine
Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in Palestine
Indicator name Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in Palestine
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 Palestine
Numerator Sum of all health workers in direct service delivery (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) working in Palestine
Denominator Sum of all health workers in administrative and support posts only
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211.632 : 1
20202.19 : 1
20192.257 : 1
20182.238 : 1


Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of pharmacists practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Density of pharmacists practicing in the Gaza Strip to every 1,000 of the population of the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of pharmacists 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
20210.478
20200.483
20190.497
20180.503


Number of nurses working in the Gaza Strip
Number of nurses working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of nurses working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of nurses practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of nurses practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all nurses practicing in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20213945
20203489
20193489
20183404


Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the West Bank
Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of dentists providing direct services to patients in the West Bank
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing dentists out of the registered in the West Bank
Numerator Total number of dentists practicing in the West Bank
Denominator Total number of dentists registered in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Dentistry association in the West Bank and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202130.56 %
202030.32 %
201935.98 %
201830.16 %


Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in Palestine per 1000 population
Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator name Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in Palestine 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 Palestine per 1,000 population
Numerator Sum of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in Palestine
Denominator Palestine 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
20213.274
20203.007
20193.012
20183.055


Number of Physicians working in the West Bank
Number of Physicians working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of Physicians working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of physicians practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition All physicians (general and specialized) practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all physicians practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20214287
20203192
20192975
20182966


Number of midwives working in Palestine per 1000 population
Number of midwives working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of midwives working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Density of midwives practicing in Palestine to every 1,000 of the population of Palestine
Numerator Total number of midwives 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
20210.217
20200.206
20190.21
20180.217