Health Workers Density

2021-12-04
 


Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the West Bank
Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the West Bank
Indicator name Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff in the health sector in the West Bank
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 West Bank
Numerator Sum of all health workers in direct service delivery (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) working in the West Bank
Denominator Sum of all health workers in administrative and support posts only in the West Bank
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20210.443 : 1
20202.693 : 1
20192.631 : 1
20182.607 : 1


Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip per 100,000 population
Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip per 100,000 population
Indicator name Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip per 100,000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the availability of the different medical specialties in the Gaza Strip to the population
Indicator definition Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the Gaza Strip per 100,000 population
Numerator Total number of doctors from each medical specialty working in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Gaza Strip population
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 surgeon0.28
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.14
Rehabilitative specialist0.05
Pediatric Surgeon0.05
Urologist2.23
Diagnostic Radiologist1.04
Ophthalmology Surgeon 3.42
Gastroenterologist0.28
Thoracic Surgeon0.14
Rheumatologist0.19
Vascular Specialist0.85
Cardialogist2.18
Pulmonologist0.62
Orthopedist3.7
Neurological Surgeon0.24
Endoscopy Specialist0.05
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.02
General Surgeon3.18
Family Medicine Physician0.28
Psychiatrist0.81
Pediatrician8.45
Dermatovenerlogist2.28
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.05
ICU Specialist0.24
Endocrinologist0.9
Neurologist1.57
Pathologist0.24
ENT Doctor2.37
Internal Medicine Specialist2.99
Anaesthesiologist2.28
Hematologist0.09
Oncologist0.62
Physiologist0.05
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.05
2020Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.29
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.15
Rehabilitative specialist0.05
Pediatric Surgeon0.05
Urologist2.29
Diagnostic Radiologist1.03
Ophthalmology Surgeon 3.47
Gastroenterologist0.29
Thoracic Surgeon0.15
Rheumatologist0.2
Vascular Specialist0.88
Cardialogist2.34
Pulmonologist0.63
Orthopedist3.81
Neurological Surgeon0.24
Endoscopy Specialist0.05
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.28
General Surgeon3.27
Family Medicine Physician0.29
Psychiatrist0.88
Pediatrician8.64
Dermatovenerlogist2.34
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.05
ICU Specialist0.24
Endocrinologist0.93
Neurologist1.61
Pathologist0.24
ENT Doctor2.44
Internal Medicine Specialist3.03
Anaesthesiologist2.34
Hematologist0.1
Oncologist0.63
Physiologist0.05
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.05
2019Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.3
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.15
Rehabilitative specialist0.05
Pediatric Surgeon0.05
Urologist2.36
Diagnostic Radiologist1.06
Ophthalmology Surgeon 3.57
Gastroenterologist0.3
Thoracic Surgeon0.15
Rheumatologist0.2
Vascular Specialist0.9
Cardialogist2.41
Pulmonologist0.65
Orthopedist3.92
Neurological Surgeon0.25
Endoscopy Specialist0.05
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.55
General Surgeon3.37
Family Medicine Physician0.3
Psychiatrist0.9
Pediatrician8.89
Dermatovenerlogist2.41
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.05
ICU Specialist0.25
Endocrinologist0.95
Neurologist1.66
Pathologist0.25
ENT Doctor2.51
Internal Medicine Specialist3.12
Anaesthesiologist2.41
Hematologist0.1
Oncologist0.65
Physiologist0.05
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.05
2018Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.31
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.26
Urologist2.64
Diagnostic Radiologist1.4
Ophthalmology Surgeon 3.78
Gastroenterologist0.31
Thoracic Surgeon0.16
Rheumatologist0.21
Vascular Specialist0.93
Cardialogist2.74
Pulmonologist0.62
Orthopedist4.24
Neurological Surgeon0.41
Endoscopy Specialist0.1
Obstetrician/Gynacologist10.4
General Surgeon3.78
Family Medicine Physician0.36
Psychiatrist0.93
Pediatrician9
Dermatovenerlogist2.54
Preventive Medicine Specialist0.05
ICU Specialist0.26
Endocrinologist1.03
Neurologist1.66
Pathologist0.1
ENT Doctor2.59
Internal Medicine Specialist3.93
Anaesthesiologist2.64
Hematologist0.1
Oncologist0.83
Nuclear Medicine Specialist0.05
Physiologist0.1
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.05

Number of midwives working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Number of midwives working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of midwives working in the West Bank per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of midwives practicing in health facilities in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Density of midwives practicing in the West Bank to every 1,000 of the population of the West Bank
Numerator Total number of midwives 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
20210.245
20200.217
20190.22
20180.227


Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in Palestine
Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of pharmacists providing direct services to patients in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing pharmacists out of the registered in Palestine
Numerator Total number of practicing pharmacists in Palestine
Denominator Total number of registered pharmacists in Palestine
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Pharmacy association in PAlestine and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202142.54 %
202042.29 %
201933.88 %
201841.86 %


Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine
Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine
Indicator name Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the availability of the different medical specialties in Palestine
Indicator definition Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all specialized doctors from each specialty in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
2021Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon10
Emergency Medicine Specialist20
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon17
Urologist120
Histology5
Diagnostic Radiologist100
Ophthalmology Surgeon 157
Gastroenterologist19
Thoracic Surgeon6
Rheumatologist11
Vascular Specialist31
Cardialogist110
Pulmonologist21
Orthopedist214
Neurological Surgeon30
Endoscopy Specialist5
Obstetrician/Gynacologist499
Cardiac surgeon11
Infectious Diseases Specialist1
Clinical Pathology1
General Surgeon222
Oncology surgeon1
Family Medicine Physician19
Cardiac catheterization1
Psychiatrist51
Pediatrician452
Dermatovenerlogist89
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
Public Health Physician1
ICU Specialist6
Endocrinologist33
Neurologist60
Pathologist17
Forensic Medicine Specialist1
ENT Doctor128
Internal Medicine Specialist229
Anaesthesiologist161
Hematologist10
Oncologist20
Pediatric neurology1
Physiologist35
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon3
Clinical Oncology2
2020Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon9
Emergency Medicine Specialist18
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon8
Urologist110
Diagnostic Radiologist73
Ophthalmology Surgeon 140
Gastroenterologist17
Thoracic Surgeon5
Rheumatologist9
Vascular Specialist30
Cardialogist104
Pulmonologist20
Orthopedist196
Neurological Surgeon20
Endoscopy Specialist5
Obstetrician/Gynacologist472
Cardiac surgeon4
General Surgeon199
Family Medicine Physician19
Psychiatrist50
Pediatrician418
Dermatovenerlogist89
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
Public Health Physician1
ICU Specialist6
Endocrinologist31
Neurologist57
Pathologist16
Forensic Medicine Specialist1
ENT Doctor124
Internal Medicine Specialist209
Anaesthesiologist132
Hematologist9
Oncologist19
Physiologist35
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon3
Clinical Oncology1
2019Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon9
Emergency Medicine Specialist17
Rehabilitative specialist1
Pediatric Surgeon7
Urologist110
Diagnostic Radiologist69
Ophthalmology Surgeon 137
Gastroenterologist16
Thoracic Surgeon5
Rheumatologist9
Vascular Specialist30
Cardialogist99
Pulmonologist19
Orthopedist189
Neurological Surgeon19
Endoscopy Specialist5
Obstetrician/Gynacologist464
Cardiac surgeon1
General Surgeon193
Family Medicine Physician19
Psychiatrist50
Pediatrician406
Dermatovenerlogist88
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
Public Health Physician1
ICU Specialist6
Endocrinologist30
Neurologist56
Pathologist15
Forensic Medicine Specialist1
ENT Doctor121
Internal Medicine Specialist199
Anaesthesiologist120
Hematologist9
Oncologist19
Physiologist34
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon3
2018Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon9
Emergency Medicine Specialist19
Pediatric Surgeon5
Urologist113
Diagnostic Radiologist76
Ophthalmology Surgeon 144
Gastroenterologist14
Thoracic Surgeon6
Rheumatologist9
Vascular Specialist30
Cardialogist104
Pulmonologist18
Orthopedist192
Neurological Surgeon22
Endoscopy Specialist6
Obstetrician/Gynacologist474
Cardiac surgeon1
General Surgeon198
Family Medicine Physician20
Psychiatrist50
Pediatrician399
Dermatovenerlogist87
Preventive Medicine Specialist1
Public Health Physician1
ICU Specialist6
Endocrinologist31
Neurologist54
Pathologist11
Forensic Medicine Specialist1
ENT Doctor122
Internal Medicine Specialist214
Anaesthesiologist123
Hematologist9
Oncologist23
Nuclear Medicine Specialist1
Physiologist36
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon4

Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the West Bank per 100,000 population
Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the West Bank per 100,000 population
Indicator name Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the West Bank per 100,000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the availability of the different medical specialties in the West Bank to the population
Indicator definition Total number of specialized doctors (by specialty) in the West Bank per 100,000 population
Numerator Total number of each medical specialty in the West Bank
Denominator West Bank population
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 surgeon0.16
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.54
Pediatric Surgeon0.51
Urologist2.6
Diagnostic Radiologist2.56
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.72
Gastroenterologist0.48
Thoracic Surgeon0.16
Rheumatologist0.22
Vascular Specialist0.54
Cardialogist2.18
Pulmonologist0.29
Orthopedist4.58
Neurological Surgeon0.83
Endoscopy Specialist0.13
Obstetrician/Gynacologist10.09
Cardiac surgeon0.35
General Surgeon5.06
Family Medicine Physician0.42
Psychiatrist1.09
Pediatrician8.81
Dermatovenerlogist1.57
Public Health Physician0.03
ICU Specialist0.03
Endocrinologist0.51
Neurologist0.93
Pathologist0.45
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.03
ENT Doctor2.72
Internal Medicine Specialist5.45
Anaesthesiologist3.81
Hematologist0.26
Oncologist0.26
Physiologist1.09
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.06
2020Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.1
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.49
Pediatric Surgeon0.23
Urologist2.06
Diagnostic Radiologist1.7
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.26
Gastroenterologist0.36
Thoracic Surgeon0.07
Rheumatologist0.16
Vascular Specialist0.39
Cardialogist1.83
Pulmonologist0.23
Orthopedist3.86
Neurological Surgeon0.49
Endoscopy Specialist0.13
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.24
Cardiac surgeon0.13
General Surgeon4.32
Family Medicine Physician0.43
Psychiatrist1.05
Pediatrician7.89
Dermatovenerlogist1.34
Public Health Physician0.03
ICU Specialist0.03
Endocrinologist0.39
Neurologist0.79
Pathologist0.39
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.03
ENT Doctor2.42
Internal Medicine Specialist4.81
Anaesthesiologist2.75
Hematologist0.23
Oncologist0.2
Physiologist1.11
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.07
2019Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.1
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.47
Pediatric Surgeon0.2
Urologist2.11
Diagnostic Radiologist1.61
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.21
Gastroenterologist0.33
Thoracic Surgeon0.07
Rheumatologist0.17
Vascular Specialist0.4
Cardialogist1.71
Pulmonologist0.2
Orthopedist3.72
Neurological Surgeon0.47
Endoscopy Specialist0.13
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.17
Cardiac surgeon0.03
General Surgeon4.22
Family Medicine Physician0.44
Psychiatrist1.07
Pediatrician7.67
Dermatovenerlogist1.34
Public Health Physician0.03
ICU Specialist0.03
Endocrinologist0.37
Neurologist0.77
Pathologist0.37
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.03
ENT Doctor2.38
Internal Medicine Specialist4.59
Anaesthesiologist2.41
Hematologist0.23
Oncologist0.2
Physiologist1.1
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.07
2018Jobs TitlesSpecialized doctor
Plastic surgeon0.1
Emergency Medicine Specialist0.48
Pediatric Surgeon0.17
Urologist2.12
Diagnostic Radiologist1.68
Ophthalmology Surgeon 2.43
Gastroenterologist0.27
Thoracic Surgeon0.1
Rheumatologist0.17
Vascular Specialist0.41
Cardialogist1.75
Pulmonologist0.21
Orthopedist3.77
Neurological Surgeon0.48
Endoscopy Specialist0.14
Obstetrician/Gynacologist9.35
Cardiac surgeon0.03
General Surgeon4.28
Family Medicine Physician0.45
Psychiatrist1.1
Pediatrician7.7
Dermatovenerlogist1.3
Public Health Physician0.03
ICU Specialist0.03
Endocrinologist0.38
Neurologist0.75
Pathologist0.31
Forensic Medicine Specialist0.03
ENT Doctor2.46
Internal Medicine Specialist4.72
Anaesthesiologist2.5
Hematologist0.24
Oncologist0.24
Physiologist1.16
Gastroenterologist and liver surgeon0.1

Distribution of practicing doctors between general practitioners and specialists in Palestine
Distribution of practicing doctors between general practitioners and specialists in Palestine
Indicator name Distribution of practicing doctors between general practitioners and specialists in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Understanding the distribution of types of physicians between general and specialized
Indicator definition Distribution of doctors practicing in Palestine between general practitioners and specialists
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Total number of practicing general practitioners and total number of medical specialists in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Specialized doctor General Doctor
20212945 3986
20202702 3180
20192619 3034
20182640 3035


Percentage of doctors working in hospitals out of all doctors working in Palestine
Percentage of doctors working in hospitals out of all doctors working in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage of doctors working in hospitals out of all doctors working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the percentage of doctors working in a hospital setting in Palestine
Indicator definition Percentage of doctors who work in a hospital setting in Palestine
Numerator Sum of all doctors who work in hospitals in Palestine
Denominator Sum of all doctors 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
202163.18 %
202058.79 %
201957 %
201857.55 %


Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the West Bank
Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the West Bank
Indicator name Ratio of working nurses to doctors in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the skill mix between doctors and nurses in the West Bank
Indicator definition Ratio of all nurses to all doctors practicing in the West Bank
Numerator Sum of all nurses practicing in the West Bank
Denominator Sum of all doctors practicing in the West Bank
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211.368 : 1
20201.599 : 1
20191.673 : 1
20181.682 : 1


Total number of Physicians working in Palestine
Total number of Physicians working in Palestine
Indicator name Total number of Physicians working in Palestine
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of physicians practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Indicator definition All physicians (general and specialized) practicing Palestine
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all physicians practicing in health facilities in Palestine
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20216681
20205705
20195488
20185402