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Table 2 Definition of key indicators used in this study along with their source

From: Upscaling the pharmacy profession in Lebanon: workforce distribution and key improvement opportunities

Key Indicator Numerator (source) Denominator (source)
Pharmacists to population ratio (per 10 000) Total number of pharmacists registered with OPL (OPL database) Total number of population in Lebanon (according to the latest census)
Pharmacies to population ratio (per 10 000) Total number of licensed pharmacies in Lebanon (OPL database) Total number of population in Lebanon (according to the latest census)
Ratio of community pharmacists to pharmacies Total number of community pharmacists in Lebanon (OPL database) Total number of licensed pharmacies in Lebanon (OPL database)
Ratio of hospital pharmacists to hospitals Total number of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon (OPL database) Total number of hospitals in Lebanon (acquired from the syndicate of hospitals)
Ratio of hospital pharmacists to hospital beds (per 100) Total number of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon (OPL database) Total number of hospital beds in Lebanon (acquired from the syndicate of hospitals)