Health Workers Density

2021-10-23
 


Number of health workers (including administrative and support staff) in the West Bank
Number of health workers (including administrative and support staff) in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of health workers (including administrative and support staff) in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To gain understanding on the total number of health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of all practicing health workers in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202123127
202020473
201920105
201820134


Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip
Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of pharmacists practicing in health facilities in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Total number of pharmacists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all pharmacists practicing in the Gaza Strip
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
20211006
2020990
2019990
2018973


Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in Palestine by sector of employment
Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in Palestine by sector of employment
Indicator name Ratio of nurses to doctors working in hospitals in Palestine 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 Palestine by sector of employment
Numerator Number of nurses working in hospitals in Palestine
Denominator number of doctors working in hospitals in Palestine
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 Military Health Services NGO
20212 : 1 1.739 : 1 1.163 : 1 0.839 : 1 1.39 : 1
20202.857 : 1 1.743 : 1 1.447 : 1 0.839 : 1 2.129 : 1
20192.857 : 1 1.742 : 1 3.248 : 1 0.839 : 1 2.216 : 1
20182.857 : 1 1.745 : 1 2.627 : 1 1 : 1 2.26 : 1


Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank
Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of allied health sciences professionals (by profession) working in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in health facilities in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all allied health professionals (by profession) practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
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
202153 34 273 474 502 1424 261 207 461 141
202052 33 249 371 434 1313 224 206 451 141
201952 33 231 371 435 1312 224 206 451 141
201855 33 231 374 441 1298 222 206 453 141


Number of pharmacists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Number of pharmacists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator name Number of pharmacists working in Palestine per 1000 population
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale Availability of pharmacists practicing in health facilities in Palestine to the population
Indicator definition Density of pharmacists practicing in Palestine to every 1,000 of the population of Palestine
Numerator Total number of pharmacists 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
20210.476
20200.485
20190.497
20180.504


Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in Palestine
Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in Palestine
Indicator name Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in Palestine
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 Palestine
Numerator Sum of each health profession separate by sector of employment in Palestine
Denominator Sum of each health profession in all sectors of employment in Palestine
Indicator calculation (Numerator / denominator)* 100 – calculated for each health profession in each sector of employment alone
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
2021Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.1 %53.4 %16.4 %3 %23.1 %
Pharmacist2.4 %22 %68.6 %2.2 %4.9 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %33.4 %39 %1.2 %25.7 %
Nurse4.8 %59.6 %12.4 %1.9 %21.3 %
Dentist2.8 %12.9 %74.8 %2.3 %7.2 %
Midwife11.3 %56.3 %13.6 %0 %18.8 %
Allied health sciences6.1 %46.6 %24.5 %2.5 %20.4 %
General Doctor5.9 %52.2 %21.5 %1.8 %18.6 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2020Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.5 %52.6 %14.6 %2.9 %25.5 %
Pharmacist2.4 %21.7 %68.6 %2.2 %5 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %36.2 %38 %1.4 %23.9 %
Nurse5.4 %61 %6.9 %2.2 %24.6 %
Dentist2.8 %12.7 %74.9 %2.3 %7.3 %
Midwife12.8 %59.3 %6 %0 %21.9 %
Allied health sciences6.6 %47.3 %21.7 %2.4 %22.1 %
General Doctor7.6 %58.9 %15.7 %2.4 %15.4 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2019Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.5 %52.6 %14.6 %2.9 %25.5 %
Pharmacist2.4 %21.7 %68.6 %2.2 %5.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %37.3 %36.8 %1.4 %23.8 %
Nurse5.5 %61.4 %6.3 %2.2 %24.6 %
Dentist2.8 %12.7 %74.9 %2.3 %7.3 %
Midwife12.9 %59.7 %5.6 %0 %21.8 %
Allied health sciences6.6 %47.4 %21.5 %2.5 %22.1 %
General Doctor7.9 %60.9 %13.3 %2.5 %15.4 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2018Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.5 %52.7 %15.2 %2 %25.6 %
Pharmacist2.4 %21.8 %69 %1.6 %5.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %36.8 %37.3 %0.7 %24.6 %
Nurse5.5 %61.5 %6.7 %1.8 %24.6 %
Dentist2.7 %12.9 %75.2 %1.9 %7.3 %
Midwife12.7 %59.2 %6 %0.1 %22 %
Allied health sciences6.6 %47.6 %21.8 %1.7 %22.2 %
General Doctor7.9 %62.2 %13.2 %2.1 %14.5 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %

Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the West Bank
Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the West Bank
Indicator name Ratio of health workers in direct service care to administrative and support staff by sector of employment in the West Bank
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 West Bank 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 West Bank in each sector of employment
Denominator Sum of all health workers in administrative and support posts only in the West Bank in each sector of employment
Indicator calculation Numerator / denominator ( for each sector of employment)
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
Year UNRWA Ministry of Health Private Sector Military Health Services NGO
20212.907 : 1 3.022 : 1 4.092 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.448 : 1
20202.855 : 1 2.894 : 1 3.876 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.135 : 1
20192.855 : 1 2.877 : 1 3.683 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.088 : 1
20182.777 : 1 2.877 : 1 3.575 : 1 1.921 : 1 2.073 : 1


Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the West Bank
Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator name Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the West Bank
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the actual availability of doctors providing direct services to patients in the West Bank
Indicator definition Percentage of Practicing doctors out of the registered in the West Bank
Numerator Total number of practicing doctors in the West Bank
Denominator Total number of registered doctors in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (numerator/denominator) * 100
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Medical association in the West Bank and HRH Observatory generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Workers Numbers
202142.87 %
202031.92 %
201952.41 %
201829.66 %


Distribution of health workers by profession in the Gaza Strip
Distribution of health workers by profession in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Distribution of health workers by profession in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Health Workers Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of health workers by type of profession in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition The percentage distribution of practicing health workers by profession in the Gaza Strip
Numerator Total number of health workers from each profession separate, practicing in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Total number of health workers practicing in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (numerator / denominator ) * 100 – repeat for each health profession
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Health Workers Density
Year Pharmacist Specialized doctor Nurse Dentist Midwife Allied health sciences General Doctor
20218.7 % 9.4 % 33.9 % 3.8 % 3.7 % 25.3 % 15.2 %
20209.3 % 10.2 % 32.7 % 4.1 % 3.6 % 26.1 % 14 %
20199.3 % 10.2 % 32.7 % 4.1 % 3.6 % 26.1 % 14 %
20189.2 % 10.6 % 32.3 % 4.1 % 3.7 % 26 % 14.1 %


Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Percentage distribution of each health profession by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
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 Gaza Strip
Numerator Sum of each health profession separate by sector of employment in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Sum of each health profession in all sectors of employment in the Gaza Strip
Indicator calculation (Numerator / denominator)* 100 – calculated for each health profession in each sector of employment alone
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Health Workers Density
2021 Jobs Titles Groups Or Other Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Pharmacist3.9 %30.5 %57.3 %2.4 %6 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %49 %25.2 %2 %23.2 %
Nurse6.8 %78.2 %1.5 %1.6 %11.9 %
Dentist6.2 %26.9 %47.5 %3.2 %16.2 %
Midwife17.3 %69.2 %2.4 %0 %11.1 %
Allied health sciences7.7 %55.2 %14.1 %3.2 %19.9 %
General Doctor9.7 %77.1 %3.4 %1.1 %8.6 %
2020 Jobs Titles Groups Or Other Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Pharmacist3.9 %29.4 %58.2 %2.4 %6.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %48.7 %25.4 %2 %23.3 %
Nurse7.6 %75.5 %1.7 %1.8 %13.3 %
Dentist6.3 %26.2 %48 %3.2 %16.3 %
Midwife19.4 %65.4 %2.7 %0 %12.4 %
Allied health sciences8.1 %53.4 %14.8 %2.8 %20.9 %
General Doctor11.3 %73.2 %4 %1.3 %10.1 %
2019 Jobs Titles Groups Or Other Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Pharmacist3.9 %29.4 %58.2 %2.4 %6.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %48.7 %25.4 %2 %23.3 %
Nurse7.6 %75.5 %1.7 %1.8 %13.3 %
Dentist6.3 %26.2 %48 %3.2 %16.3 %
Midwife19.4 %65.4 %2.7 %0 %12.4 %
Allied health sciences8.1 %53.4 %14.8 %2.8 %20.9 %
General Doctor11.3 %73.2 %4 %1.3 %10.1 %
2018 Jobs Titles Groups Or Other Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Pharmacist3.8 %29.7 %59.2 %1.1 %6.2 %
Specialized doctor0.4 %47.5 %26.4 %0.2 %25.4 %
Nurse7.3 %76.8 %1.6 %0.7 %13.6 %
Dentist6.2 %26.8 %48.5 %1.9 %16.6 %
Midwife19 %64.7 %3.2 %0 %13.1 %
Allied health sciences8.3 %54.4 %15 %1.1 %21.2 %
General Doctor11.3 %77.6 %2.8 %0.3 %8 %