Developing Health Centers and Hospitals Indices for Syria

This report uses the Health Resources and services Availability Mapping System (HeRAMS) database to develop two composite indices – one for health centers and one for hospitals – in order to analyse and assess the health facilities’ performance across time and to evaluate the disparities among regions in the Syria during the conflict. The composite indices of the centers and hospitals consist of three dimensions: Accessibility and equity, readiness, and efficiency. The research encompassed HeRAMS data collected in 2014 on a monthly basis for hospitals and on a quarterly basis for health centers.


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