Hospital Volume of Work in Syria

Hospital Volume of Work in Syria:

We adopted several methods to estimate the volume of work in the services provided by the hospital.

1. Number of patients visiting emergency department and outpatient departments, in addition to, the number of emergency and non-emergency admissions.



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Surgical Medical Staff In Syria

Surgical Medical Staff In Syria: 


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Comparison with International Health Care Indicators

Comparison with International Health Care Indicators In Syria:

Several indicators could be applied for evaluating health sectors and hospitals performance (1)

Only few of them, which are applicable in our survey, were chosen:

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Human Resources In Syrian Hospitals:

Human Resources In Syrian Hospitals:

Two types of questions were formulated according to hospital preference:

1. Number of medical staff

2. Detailed information about the hospital medical staff

Such questionnaire purposed to know the real number of medical staff at the hospital and to know whether the staff were working in more than one hospital.

Almost 64 % of the surveyed hospitals refused to give detailed information about their staff, primarily for security reasons, whereas 36 % hospital gave the information.


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# of Available Renal Dialysis Units In Syria:

# of Available Renal Dialysis Units In Syria:

An inquiry was made about the availability of dialysis machines in hospitals, and the results are in the following figure:


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# Of Available Blood Banks In Syria:

# Of Available Blood Banks In Syria:


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# of Physiotherapy Equipment In Syria

# of Physiotherapy Equipment In Syria:

An inquiry was made about the availability of physiotherapy equipment in hospitals without raising the available hardware details, and referrals were as follows:


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Electric Generator Capacity and Fuel Consumption In Syrian Hospitals

Electric Generator Capacity and Fuel Consumption In Syrian Hospitals:

Approximate depreciation schedule for generators of fuel:


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Qunaitra Hospital Research and Statistics

Qunaitra Hospital Research and Statistics:

Quneitra (also Al QunaytirahQunaitira, or Kuneitra; Arabic: القنيطرة‎ al-Qunayṭrah)[pronunciation?] is the largely destroyed and abandoned capitalof the Quneitra Governorate in south-western Syria. It is situated in a high valley in the Golan Heights at an elevation of 1,010 metres (3,313 feet)[1] above sea level. Quneitra was founded in the Ottoman era as a way station on the caravan route to Damascus and subsequently became a garrison town of some 20,000 people. Today, strategically located near the ceasefire line with Israeli-occupied territory. Its name is Arabic for "the little bridge".[3]

On 10 June 1967, the last day of the Six-Day War, Quneitra came under Israeli control.[4] It was briefly recaptured by Syria during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, but Israel regained control in its subsequent counter-offensive. The city was almost completely destroyed before the Israeli withdrawal in June 1974. Syria had refused to rebuild the cixty and actively discouraged resettlement in the area. Israel was heavily criticized by the United Nations for the city's destruction,[5] while Israel has also criticized Syria for not rebuilding Quneitra.[6] It now lies in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone between Syrian controlled territory and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a short distance from the crossing between the two sides, and is populated by only a handful of families. In 2004, its population was estimated at 153 persons, with some 4,000 more living in the surrounding areas of the former city. During the Syrian civil war, Quneitra became a clash point between rebel forces and Syrian Arab Army. As of 2014, it became controlled by the Syrian opposition.- Wikipedia


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# of Laboratory Equipment In Syria

 # of Laboratory Equipment In Syria:

  1. Most of the existing laboratory devices provided only basic analysis of hemoglobin, blood sugar, blood group, urea and creatinine.
  2. Almost half of the electrolyte analysis devices did not work.
  3. There were no hormone analysis devices in the operating hospitals. However,few private laboratory centers had these devices, which were costly and unaffordable.


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