80. Israeli Ministry of Health. Health and Health Services in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, 1986-1987. Jerusalem: State of Israel, 1987: 31 pp.
In this report the Israeli Ministry of Health present the developments in health care during 1986-198in Judea, Samaria and Gaza. Several health status measures are presented based on secondary sources. Overall, the report presents the health status of the Arabs in these areas as having improved since 1968. The infant mortality rate has declined from 34 per 1,000 in 1968 to 25 per 1,000 in 1986 in the Judea/Samaria, while during this period it declined from 86 to 33 in Gaza. While the report admits to deficiencies in the accuracy of this data, the decline is attributed to improved follow-up systems in PHC centers, direct visitation by health workers, and an increase in births taking place in hospitals and medical centers (61% in Judea and Samaria, 78% in Gaza in 1986). Further information is presented on developments in demography, socio-economic conditions, health status indicators, health care services, manpower and training, administration and finance, planning and evaluation, and finally on research in health care.