Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the West Bank by sector of employment
Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the West Bank by sector of employment
Indicator name Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in the West Bank 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 West Bank by sector of employment
Numerator Number of nurses working in hospitals in the West Bank
Denominator Number of doctors working in hospitals in the West Bank
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator -- repeated by sector of employment
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year UNRWA Ministry of Health Private Sector NGO
20212 : 1 2.357 : 1 1.163 : 1 1.411 : 1
20202.857 : 1 2.377 : 1 1.447 : 1 2.464 : 1
20192.857 : 1 2.387 : 1 3.248 : 1 2.617 : 1
20182.857 : 1 2.391 : 1 2.627 : 1 2.635 : 1


Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip
Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the availability of the different medical specialties in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of doctors from each medical specialty in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
2021Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon6
Emergency Medicine Specialist3
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon1
Urologist47
Diagnostic Radiologist22
Ophthalmology Surgeon 72
Gastroenterologist6
Thoracic Surgeon3
Rheumatologist4
Vascular Specialist18
Cardialogist46
Pulmonologist13
Orthopedist78
Neurological Surgeon5
Endoscopy Specialist1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist190
General Surgeon67
Family Medicine Physician6
Psychiatrist17
Pediatrician178
Dermatovenerlogist48
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
ICU Specialist5
Endocrinologist19
Neurologist33
Pathologist5
ENT Doctor50
Internal Medicine Specialist63
Anaesthesiologist48
Hematologist2
Oncologist13
Physiologist1
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon1
2020Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon6
Emergency Medicine Specialist3
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon1
Urologist47
Diagnostic Radiologist21
Ophthalmology Surgeon 71
Gastroenterologist6
Thoracic Surgeon3
Rheumatologist4
Vascular Specialist18
Cardialogist48
Pulmonologist13
Orthopedist78
Neurological Surgeon5
Endoscopy Specialist1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist190
General Surgeon67
Family Medicine Physician6
Psychiatrist18
Pediatrician177
Dermatovenerlogist48
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
ICU Specialist5
Endocrinologist19
Neurologist33
Pathologist5
ENT Doctor50
Internal Medicine Specialist62
Anaesthesiologist48
Hematologist2
Oncologist13
Physiologist1
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon1
2019Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon6
Emergency Medicine Specialist3
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon1
Urologist47
Diagnostic Radiologist21
Ophthalmology Surgeon 71
Gastroenterologist6
Thoracic Surgeon3
Rheumatologist4
Vascular Specialist18
Cardialogist48
Pulmonologist13
Orthopedist78
Neurological Surgeon5
Endoscopy Specialist1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist190
General Surgeon67
Family Medicine Physician6
Psychiatrist18
Pediatrician177
Dermatovenerlogist48
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
ICU Specialist5
Endocrinologist19
Neurologist33
Pathologist5
ENT Doctor50
Internal Medicine Specialist62
Anaesthesiologist48
Hematologist2
Oncologist13
Physiologist1
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon1
2018Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon6
Emergency Medicine Specialist5
Urologist51
Diagnostic Radiologist27
Ophthalmology Surgeon 73
Gastroenterologist6
Thoracic Surgeon3
Rheumatologist4
Vascular Specialist18
Cardialogist53
Pulmonologist12
Orthopedist82
Neurological Surgeon8
Endoscopy Specialist2
Obstetrician/Gynacologist201
General Surgeon73
Family Medicine Physician7
Psychiatrist18
Pediatrician174
Dermatovenerlogist49
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
ICU Specialist5
Endocrinologist20
Neurologist32
Pathologist2
ENT Doctor50
Internal Medicine Specialist76
Anaesthesiologist51
Hematologist2
Oncologist16
Nuclear Medicine Specialist1
Physiologist2
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon1

Percentage of nurses working in hospitals in Palestine
Percentage of nurses working in hospitals in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of nurses working in hospitals in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the percentage of nurses working in a hospital setting in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of nurses who work in a hospitals setting in Palestine
Numerator Sum of all nurses who work in hospitals in Palestine
Denominator Sum of all nurses working in Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202172.71 %
202072.21 %
201972.02 %
201872.56 %


Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in Palestine
Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage distribution of health workers by sector of employment in Palestine
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 Palestine
Numerator Sum of all health workers separate by sector of employment in Palestine
Denominator Sum of all health workers practicing in Palestine
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
20214.8 % 46.6 % 27.7 % 1.9 % 18.9 %
20205.4 % 47.8 % 25 % 2.1 % 19.7 %
20195.5 % 48.3 % 24.4 % 2.2 % 19.7 %
20185.3 % 48.6 % 24.7 % 1.6 % 19.7 %


Number of all health workers (including admin and support staff) in Palestine
Number of all health workers (including admin and support staff) in Palestine
Indicator name Number of all health workers (including admin and support staff) in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To gain a picture of the total health workers practicing in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of health workers in direct and non-direct service delivery posts practicing in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202144238
202037025
201936159
201835837


Number of nurses working in the West Bank
Number of nurses working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of nurses working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of nurses practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of nurses practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all nurses practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20215866
20205105
20194978
20184990


Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator name Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) who work in East Jerusalem Hospitals, which are major referrals hospitals for patients
Indicator definition Total number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of each profession under the allied health sciences category working in East Jerusalem hospitals
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
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
20219 2 18 37 44 76 17 11 2
20209 2 18 37 44 76 17 11 2
20199 2 16 37 44 76 17 11 2
20189 2 16 37 45 77 17 11 2


Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Understanding the ratio of direct service delivery staff to non-direct service delivery staff by sector of employment, allows for better understanding of over or under staffing in one category against another identified by the sector of employment
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 presented by the sector of employment
Numerator Sum of all health workers in direct service delivery (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) working in the Gaza Strip in each sector of employment
Denominator Sum of all health workers in administrative and support posts only in the Gaza Strip in each sector of employment
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator ( for each sector of employment)
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
20210.443 : 1 0.376 : 1 0.166 : 1 0.259 : 1 0.201 : 1
20200.446 : 1 0.362 : 1 0.205 : 1 0.259 : 1 0.21 : 1
20190.446 : 1 0.363 : 1 0.212 : 1 0.259 : 1 0.212 : 1
20180.429 : 1 0.36 : 1 0.206 : 1 0.128 : 1 0.208 : 1


Number of dentists working in the West Bank
Number of dentists working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of dentists working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of dentists practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of dentists practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all dentists practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211137
20201128
20191128
20181122


Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Ratio of employed nurses to employed doctors by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the skill mix between doctors and nurses in each sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Ratio of all nurses to all doctors working in each health sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Sum of all nurses practicing by sector in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Sum of all doctors practicing by sector in the Gaza Strip
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
20211.408 : 1 1.484 : 1 0.132 : 1 1.413 : 1 0.998 : 1
20201.408 : 1 1.468 : 1 0.131 : 1 1.391 : 1 0.994 : 1
20191.408 : 1 1.468 : 1 0.131 : 1 1.391 : 1 0.994 : 1
20181.384 : 1 1.466 : 1 0.126 : 1 3.571 : 1 1.038 : 1