Practicing Health Workforce Density - All health workers

2022-07-01
 


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 Practicing Health Workforce 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: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Workers Numbers
202122123
202020479
201920111
201820140


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 Practicing Health Workforce 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: Practicing Health Workforce Density
2021Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.1 %56.9 %13.3 %3 %22.8 %
Pharmacist2.3 %22.5 %68 %2.2 %5 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %33.6 %37.6 %1.3 %26.8 %
Nurse4.9 %65.3 %6.2 %2 %21.6 %
Dentist2.8 %12.9 %74.8 %2.3 %7.2 %
Midwife12 %62.2 %6 %0 %19.9 %
Allied health sciences6.1 %50.3 %20.5 %2.5 %20.5 %
General Doctor6 %58.6 %14.1 %1.9 %19.4 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2020Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.4 %52.7 %14.6 %2.9 %25.5 %
Pharmacist2.4 %21.9 %68.5 %2.2 %5 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %36.6 %37.7 %1.4 %23.6 %
Nurse5.4 %61.8 %6.5 %2.2 %24.2 %
Dentist2.8 %12.8 %74.8 %2.3 %7.2 %
Midwife12.8 %59.3 %6 %0 %21.9 %
Allied health sciences6.5 %47.7 %21.4 %2.4 %21.9 %
General Doctor7.3 %59.7 %15.3 %2.4 %15.3 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2019Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.4 %52.7 %14.6 %2.9 %25.5 %
Pharmacist2.4 %21.9 %68.5 %2.2 %5.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %37.8 %36.6 %1.4 %23.6 %
Nurse5.5 %62.1 %6 %2.2 %24.2 %
Dentist2.8 %12.8 %74.8 %2.3 %7.2 %
Midwife12.9 %59.7 %5.6 %0 %21.8 %
Allied health sciences6.5 %47.8 %21.2 %2.5 %22 %
General Doctor7.7 %61.5 %13.1 %2.5 %15.2 %
Alternative Medicine0 %0 %100 %0 %0 %
2018Jobs Titles GroupsUNRWAMinistry of HealthPrivate SectorMilitary Health ServicesNGO
Administrative & support Staff4.5 %52.8 %15.1 %2 %25.6 %
Pharmacist2.4 %22 %68.9 %1.6 %5.1 %
Specialized doctor0.7 %37.3 %37 %0.7 %24.3 %
Nurse5.5 %62.2 %6.4 %1.8 %24.2 %
Dentist2.7 %13 %75.2 %1.9 %7.2 %
Midwife12.7 %59.2 %6 %0.1 %22 %
Allied health sciences6.6 %48 %21.6 %1.7 %22.1 %
General Doctor7.7 %62.8 %13.1 %2.1 %14.3 %
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 Practicing Health Workforce 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: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year UNRWA Ministry of Health Private Sector Military Health Services NGO
20212.878 : 1 2.715 : 1 4.007 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.424 : 1
20202.831 : 1 2.938 : 1 3.837 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.11 : 1
20192.831 : 1 2.912 : 1 3.658 : 1 1.983 : 1 2.063 : 1
20182.752 : 1 2.912 : 1 3.549 : 1 1.921 : 1 2.049 : 1


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 Practicing Health Workforce 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: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Pharmacist Specialized doctor Nurse Dentist Midwife Allied health sciences General Doctor
20218.5 % 9.2 % 34.1 % 3.8 % 3.9 % 25.1 % 15.5 %
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 % 32.2 % 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 Practicing Health Workforce 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: Practicing Health Workforce 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 %25.1 %2 %23.2 %
Nurse6.6 %78.9 %1.4 %1.6 %11.4 %
Dentist6.2 %26.9 %47.5 %3.2 %16.2 %
Midwife16.4 %70.8 %2.3 %0 %10.5 %
Allied health sciences7.7 %55.7 %14 %3.1 %19.6 %
General Doctor9.1 %78.3 %3.3 %1.1 %8.3 %
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 %48.8 %25.3 %2 %23.3 %
Nurse7.6 %75.7 %1.7 %1.8 %13.1 %
Dentist6.3 %26.2 %48 %3.2 %16.3 %
Midwife19.4 %65.4 %2.7 %0 %12.4 %
Allied health sciences8.1 %53.5 %14.8 %2.8 %20.8 %
General Doctor10.9 %73.7 %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 %48.8 %25.3 %2 %23.3 %
Nurse7.6 %75.7 %1.7 %1.8 %13.1 %
Dentist6.3 %26.2 %48 %3.2 %16.3 %
Midwife19.4 %65.4 %2.7 %0 %12.4 %
Allied health sciences8.1 %53.5 %14.8 %2.8 %20.8 %
General Doctor10.9 %73.7 %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 %47.7 %26.3 %0.2 %25.4 %
Nurse7.3 %77 %1.6 %0.7 %13.4 %
Dentist6.2 %26.8 %48.5 %1.9 %16.6 %
Midwife19 %64.7 %3.2 %0 %13.1 %
Allied health sciences8.3 %54.5 %15 %1.1 %21.1 %
General Doctor10.9 %78 %2.8 %0.3 %8 %

Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Indicator name Total number of administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Indicator Category Practicing Health Workforce Density
Rationale Administrative and support staff working in the health sector are part of the health workers. Knowing their availability allows for understanding the skill mix better
Indicator definition Administrative and support staff working in the health sector are part of the health workers. Knowing their availability allows for understanding the skill mix better
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Count of all administrative and support staff working in the health sector in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources Palestine HRH Observatory
Category: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Workers Numbers
20215919
20205556
20195550
20185593


Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator name Density of practicing doctors, nurses and midwives in the Gaza Strip per 1000 population
Indicator Category Practicing Health Workforce 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 Gaza Strip per 1,000 population
Numerator Sum of all doctors, nurses and midwives working in the Gaza Strip
Denominator Gaza Strip 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: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Workers Numbers
20213.491
20203.116
20193.207
20183.218


Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Indicator name Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the West Bank
Indicator Category Practicing Health Workforce Density
Rationale To gain a picture of the total health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator definition Total number of all health workers practicing in direct service delivery in the West Bank
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers (doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health sciences) practicing in the West Bank
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Workers Numbers
202116238
202014959
201914595
201814574


Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Indicator name Distribution of health workers by profession in the West Bank
Indicator Category Practicing Health Workforce Density
Rationale To understand the distribution of health workers by type of profession in the West Bank
Indicator definition The percentage distribution of practicing health workers by profession in the West Bank
Numerator Total number of health workers from each profession separate, practicing in the West Bank
Denominator Total number of health workers practicing in the West Bank
Indicator calculation (numerator / denominator ) * 100 – repeat for each health profession
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year General Doctor Allied health sciences Midwife Dentist Nurse Specialized doctor Pharmacist
202113 % 22.2 % 4.1 % 6.9 % 33.7 % 11 % 9.1 %
202011 % 22.6 % 4.4 % 7.5 % 34.1 % 10.5 % 9.9 %
201910.3 % 23 % 4.5 % 7.7 % 34.1 % 10.2 % 10.1 %
201810.3 % 23.1 % 4.5 % 7.7 % 34.2 % 10.2 % 10.1 %


Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the Gaza Strip
Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the Gaza Strip
Indicator name Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the Gaza Strip
Indicator Category Practicing Health Workforce Density
Rationale To gain a picture of the health workers practicing in direct service delivery in the Gaza Strip
Indicator definition Number of health workers (practicing in direct service delivery) in the Gaza Strip
Numerator N/A
Denominator N/A
Indicator calculation Sum of all health workers practicing in direct service delivery (doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, dentists, allied health sciences)
Measurement Frequency Yearly
Data Sources HRH Observatory system generated data
Category: Practicing Health Workforce Density
Year Workers Numbers
202111744
202010577
201910577
201810311