Lebanon
  • Launch of proficiency testing training to combat antimicrobial resistance
    Launch of proficiency testing training to combat antimicrobial resistance
  • Ministry of Public Health expands its service coverage to palliative care inside and outside hospitals
    Ministry of Public Health expands its service coverage to palliative care inside and outside hospitals

Events

WHO and Lebanon develop collaborative programme of joint work

22 April 2018 – The World Health Organization in Lebanon is currently preparing its Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) with the country for the coming 5 years. WHO develops the CCS through...

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WHO Lebanon supports the “Kick Breast Cancer” campaign

On 8 October 2017, the first lady Mrs. Nadia AL Chami Aoun and the Minister of Public Health and Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Ghassan Hasbany launched the 2017 national campaign...

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In focus

Driver, GS2, Lebanon Locations Middle East and North Africa: Lebanon Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment | Level: Closing Date: Thu Aug 15 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (Middle East Daylight Time) Lebanon is...

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WHO in Lebanon publishes 2018 annual report

In 2018, Lebanon faced several challenges, including ongoing political instability and insecurity, as well as the consequences of the protracted conflict in neighbouring Syria, which has led Lebanon to host...

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000) 4421
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 76.3

Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

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