Assessment of governmental hospitals resilience during crises in Gaza Governorates : challenges and implication

Other Title(s)

تقييم صمود المستشفيات الحكومية أثناء الأزمات في محافظات غزة : التحديات و الأثر

Dissertant

al-Khudari, Muhammad Shuayb Ata

Thesis advisor

al-Jaysh, Yusuf Ibrahim

University

Islamic University

Faculty

Faculty of Science

University Country

Palestine (Gaza Strip)

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2019

English Abstract

Gaza Strip is frequently exposed to crises situation caused by Israeli forces, and this situation increase the need to improve hospital resilience capability to enable hospitals to deal with the increased number of casualties and the continuation of medical services. Aim of the study: This study aimed to assess the governmental hospitals resilience during crises in Gaza Governorates and to identify the challenges that effect hospitals resilience. Methods: the researcher used descriptive, analytical and cross-sectional design. The study sample is census population of key persons in Gaza gavernorate hospitals consisted of 190 persons from 6 governmental hospitals in Gaza governorates. Data collection: the researcher developed his own tools to evaluate the hospitals resilience. The questionnaire was validated by a group of experts and pilot study implemented on 20 participants. Cronbache alpha coefficient was 0.952. Results: the results showed that the highest domain was "continuity of essential services" with weighted mean 65.11%, followed by "recovery and adoption" with weighted mean 63.74%, followed by "hospital crises preparedness" with weighted mean 61.81%, followed by "resources management" with weighted mean 60.29%, and the weakest domain was "hospital safety and vulnerability" with weighted mean 57.18%. Also, 33.3% of the participants reported that command and control is the highest challenge that hospital resilience is facing, followed by human resources 21.7%, communication 20.9%, post-crises recovery 19.8%, surge capacity 18.1%, safety and security 15.9 %, logistics and supply management 15.5%, continuity of essential services 13.1% and triage 3.7%. There are no statistical deferanceses between age or gender and hospital resilience,while there are statistical significant deferances between residency and hospital resilience for midlle area and there are significant deferances between profession and hospital resilience for physician and pharmacy, there are no statistical significant deferances between hospital resilience and education level or years of experience , while ther is significant deferances between hospital resilience and hospitals in hospital safty and vulnerability for Al Najjar and Al Aqsaa hospitals ,continuity of essential services for Al Shifaa and Al Najjar hospitals and recovery and adoption for Al Najjar and Al Shifa hospital. Conclusion and recommendations: the study conclude moderate level of hospital resilience among governmental hospitals with average score 62.53%. The study recommended that some necessary modifications in the health system are essential to improve the level of hospital resilience during crises.

Main Topic

Pharmacy, Health & Medical Sciences

No. of Pages

101

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Introduction.

Chapter Two : Conceptual framework and literature review.

Chapter Three : Materials and methods.

Chapter Four : Results and discussion.

Chapter Five : Conclusions and recommendations.

References.

American Psychological Association (APA)

al-Khudari, Muhammad Shuayb Ata. (2019). Assessment of governmental hospitals resilience during crises in Gaza Governorates : challenges and implication. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Islamic University, Palestine (Gaza Strip)
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-901158

Modern Language Association (MLA)

al-Khudari, Muhammad Shuayb Ata. Assessment of governmental hospitals resilience during crises in Gaza Governorates : challenges and implication. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Islamic University. (2019).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-901158

American Medical Association (AMA)

al-Khudari, Muhammad Shuayb Ata. (2019). Assessment of governmental hospitals resilience during crises in Gaza Governorates : challenges and implication. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Islamic University, Palestine (Gaza Strip)
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-901158

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-901158