The inability and surplus of health services in Baghdad governorate for the year 2018

Abstract

This research deals with calculating the amount of deficit and surplus in health services in the districts of Baghdad governorate. The spatial limits of the research were represented of the districts of Baghdad governorate for the year 2018. This research aims to determine the health potential of the districts by collecting data from its different sources and applying a number of international and local planning criterias to find out the extent of the adequacy of health services which provided to the population. The application of these criterias has yielded several results, most notably with regard to the number of hospitals, as all districts recorded a deficit except (Rusafa district), which has a surplus of (17) hospitals, According to the number of health centers all districts registered a deficit,