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A study of possibilities for health service development in the West Bank was conducted to assist the Arab Medical Welfare Association in identifying opportunities for health development. The following recommendations are made: strengthening planning structures for both governmental and non-governmental sectors, developing a data base for health service assessment and planning, establishing manpower training programs, strengthening linkage between PHC and secondary and tertiary care, improving hospital ser vices, improving specialized community-based programs, and improving the structure for health financing.