Reality of Applying Governance in the Public Health Sector in Ma'an Governorate Jordan in 2017

Bassam Saad Alemami


The study meant to identify the degree of application of governance in the public health sector in Ma'an Governorate, as the viewpoint of the administrative staff, and its relation to some demographic variables 2017.

The study formed of all administrators in the public health sector in Ma'an Governorate 2017.

Where the total participants are (109); including (4) managers, (8) assistants, (62) head of department, 26 head of unit.

Where all of them are as administrators worked at the directorates, hospitals, comprehensive health centers and primary health sector in the government of Ma'an.

The following statistical methods were used :

The most important result of the study is applying of the governance axes in the governmental health sector in the governorate of Ma'an 2017 with an average degree.

Also it was found that there are no statistically significant differences at the level of function (α ≥0.05) of the extent of governance in the public health sector due to the gender variable studied, years of experience, educational level and job title.

The researcher recommended several recommendations in the view of the previous results reached in the current study, which they are the following:

Increase the awareness of the employees in the governmental health sector in Ma'an Governorate, whether in the general directorates, hospitals or health centers at all levels, with the principles of governance such as transparency, accountability and participation in decision making, indicate its importance, objectives and positive benefit of activating them.

Keywords: Governance, Health Sector, Ma'an Governorate, Health 2017, Implementation of Governance, and the Actual state of Governance

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