Iraq

Italy supports physical and mental health services in Ninewa

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Baghdad 18 December 2018 ­­– The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a contribution of €1 000 000 from the Italian Agency for Development Corporation to support physical and mental health rehabilitation services in the Iraqi governorate of Ninewa.

The new contribution will be used to ensure war victims with mental and physical disabilities can access high quality services, and to help build the capacity of health staff working in the areas of physical rehabilitation intervention and case assessment and management.

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 37 883
Total health expenditure on health (% of general government expenditure) 6.5
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 50
Number of primary health care units and centres (per 10 000 population) 0.7
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 68.9

Source: Country statistical profiles (2017)

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