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Spatial Planning of Health Services in Tulkarem City and its Suburbs using the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Prepared By Salim Ahmed Salim Staiti Supervision Dr. Ali Abdelhamid Dr. Ahmed Rafat Ghodieh Abstract Most Palestinian cities face a number of problems and challenges in terms of the poor distribution of public services in general and the health scrvices in particular, and also their concentration in center of cities and nor- observance of planning standards in the distribution of services to copc with population growth and urban cxpansion and the needs of the population of these services. This study was to address the issue of spatial planning of health scrvices in the city of Tulkarem and its suburbs using the techniques of geographic information systems (GIS). The main objective of this study is to analyze the current spatial distribution of health scrvices and their suitability for spatial planning standards that meets the nccds of the community in the city of Tulkarem and its suburbs, as well as providing a proposal for a better spatial distribution and efficient health services in the study area that could help stakeholders and decision makers to takc appropriate steps to develop this vital scrvice. All Rights Reserved - Library of University of Jordan - Center of Thesis Deposit The methodology of study followed the descriptive and analytical approach based on the results of the consus carried out by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics in 2007, and the results of a comprehensive field survey carried out by the author for public health scrviccs, hospitals and health centers, including the health center of the UNRWA in the refugcc camp of Tulkarem and pharmacics in the study arca, in addition to the PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version WWW.pdffactory.com