Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Number of nurses working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Number of nurses working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of nurses working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of nurses practicing in health facilities in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Density of nurses practicing in the West Bank to every 1,000 of the population of the West Bank
Numerator Total number of nurses 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
20211.88
20201.672
20191.667
20181.708


Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives per 1000 population in the West Bank
Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives per 1000 population in the West Bank
Indicator name Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives per 1000 population in the West Bank
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 West Bank per 1,000 population
Numerator Sum of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in the West Bank
Denominator West Bank 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
20213.498
20202.934
20192.882
20182.948


Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the Gaza Strip by sector of employment
Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the Gaza Strip by sector of employment
Indicator name Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the Gaza Strip by sector of employment
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To monitor skill mix between doctors and nurses at the hospital setting by sector of employment
Indicator definition Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the Gaza Strip by sector of employment
Numerator Number of nurses working in hospitals in the Gaza Stirp
Denominator Number of doctors working in hospitals the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator -- repeated by sector of employment
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Ministry of Health Military Health Services NGO
20211.439 : 1 0.839 : 1 1.291 : 1
20201.411 : 1 0.839 : 1 1.291 : 1
20191.411 : 1 0.839 : 1 1.291 : 1
20181.411 : 1 1 : 1 1.36 : 1


Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in Palestine
Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of nurses providing direct services to patients in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing nurses out of the registered in Palestine
Numerator Total number of practicing nurses in Palestine
Denominator Total number of registered nurses in Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Nursing association in Palestine and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202165.72 %
202060.61 %
201955.21 %
201859.2 %


Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
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 Gaza Strip
Numerator Sum of all health workers separate by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Sum of all health workers practicing in the Gaza Strip
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
20216.3 % 64.3 % 12.3 % 2.2 % 14.8 %
20206.9 % 61.3 % 13.4 % 2.2 % 16.2 %
20196.9 % 61.3 % 13.4 % 2.2 % 16.2 %
20187 % 62.3 % 13.6 % 0.8 % 16.3 %


Number of dentists working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Number of dentists working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of dentists working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Density of dentists practicing in the West Bank to every 1,000 of the population of the West Bank
Numerator Total number of dentists 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
20210.364
20200.369
20190.378
20180.384


Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of midwives working in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Density of midwives practicing in the Gaza Strip to every 1,000 of the population of the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of midwives 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
20210.207
20200.189
20190.194
20180.202


Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of doctors, nurse and midwives (combined) working in the Gaza Strip, 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 Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20217175
20206387
20196387
20186224


Number of nurses working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Number of nurses working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator name Number of nurses working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of nurses who work in East Jerusalem Hospitals, which are major referrals hospitals for patients
Indicator definition Total number of nurses working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Total number of nurses working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
2021734
2020736
2019731
2018730


Number of pharmacists working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Number of pharmacists working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of pharmacists who work in East Jerusalem Hospitals, which are major referrals hospitals for patients
Indicator definition Total number of pharmacists working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all pharmacists who work in hospitals in East Jerusalem
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202120
202020
201920
201820