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About

The National Health Survey is an internationally adopted survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) and has been conducted in more than 70 countries worldwide. The survey is within the framework of providing reliable, realistic health data that is capable of being compared to priority health issues and utilized as an integrated part with the health information systems.

Responsible Entities

The survey will be conducted jointly by the Ministry of Health and the Information & eGovernment Authority.

Targeted Population

The survey will include Bahraini and Non-Bahraini households in all the Kingdom governates

Objectives

  • Strengthen the health information system and identify health concerns of the country.
  • Provide reliable information about the Population Health Status.
  • Contributes in setting future strategies related to health expenses and insurance, human resources of the health sector; in addition to program management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Develop a complete population health database for Bahrain on a comparable basis with other countries.

Procedures and Checkups

Sample and Period

A sample of 4,000 households will be randomly selected and interviews will be held in a six-month period starting from January 2018 until June 2018.

Required Data

Every selected household in Bahrain will be interviewed for a Household Questionnaire and an Individual Questionnaire (any family member whose above 18 years-of-age will be picked-out randomly from the household).

Bio-Markers and Physical Measurements

The survey will gather vital information on bio-markers and physical measurements for participants, it includes:

  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood Pressure
  • Triglycerides
  • Eye Test
  • Obesity
Location of Interviews and Examinations

The interviews and the completion of the questionnaires will be taken in the selected households’ premises and another visit will be arranged in the morning for blood collection while the individual is fasting.

Survey Team

The National Health Survey 2018 team is made up of 32 researchers coordinating with the Ministry of Health to accomplish the survey checkups and tests.

Aateqa AbdulHussain Ali
Aateqa AbdulHussain Ali
 
Afaf AbdulNabi Al Habshi
Afaf AbdulNabi Al Habshi
 
Ahmed Abdulla Isa
Ahmed Abdulla Isa
 
Amina AbdAli Hasan
Amina AbdAli Hasan
 
Amina Mohammed Al Qattan
Amina Mohammed
 
Aysha Ali Junaid
 
Badreya AbdulAziz Omran
Badreya AbdulAziz
Benoy Varghese
Benoy Varghese
 
Fatima Mirza Isa
 
Fatima Mohammed Salem
Fatima Mohammed
 
Ghada Mahdi Khamis
 
Hawraa Yousif Humaid
Hawraa Yousif Humaid
 
Juby Baby
Juby Baby
 
Khadija Ebrahim AbdulAziz
Khadija Ebrahim
Layla Ali Awadh Allah
Layla Ali Awadh Allah
 
Madan Abbas Hasan
Madan Abbas Hasan
 
Madeeha AbdulAziz
 
Maha Mattar
Maha Mattar
 
Mariam Isa Ahmed
 
Mariam Jassim Al Qassimi
Mariam Jassim
Masooma Abdulla
 
Nadera Mansoor Al Sammak
Nadera Mansoor
 
Nawal Ahmed Ebrahim
Nawal Ahmed Ebrahim
 
Nisreen Sayed Makki
Nisreen Sayed Makki
 
Regeena Aiyar
Regeena Aiyar
 
Salman Isa Ali
Salman Isa Ali
Sayed Jaffar Abdulla
Sayed Jaffar Abdulla
 
Seema Joseph
Seema Joseph
 
Siby Kuriakose
Siby Kuriakose
 
Zainab Jumaa Al Asm
 
Zaineb Ghulom
Zaineb Ghulom
 
Zuhoor Hussain Mohammed
Zuhoor Hussain

Enquiries

For more information and enquiries, please call 17377731

From: 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM and From: 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM


Page Last Updated: 06 Mar, 2018