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WHO Representative for Lebanon visits Chinese ambassador

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WR_Lebanon_and_Chinese_ambassador10 October 2018 – Dr Iman Shankiti, WHO Representative for Lebanon, had a courtesy visit to H.E Mr Wang Kejian, Ambassador of China in Lebanon, on Monday 8 October 2018.

During the meeting, Dr Shankiti presented materials produced by WHO Lebanon funded through the contributions received in earlier years from the People’s Republic of China. H.E. also confirmed that China would continue to support WHO through its global and country-led programmes.

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000) 4356
Total health expenditure (as % of general government expenditure)  10.7
Maternal mortality (per 100 000 live births)  15
Primary health care units and centres (2010)  2.5
Life expectancy  74.9

Source: Country statistical profiles 2017

Lebanon country health profile

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