Pakistan
  • National workshop on WHO collaborating centres
    National workshop on WHO collaborating centres
  • Simulation exercise to strengthen the laboratory system in Pakistan
    Simulation exercise to strengthen the laboratory system in Pakistan

Events

WHO and Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination sign JPRM 2018–2019

22 February 2018 – The World Health Organization and Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination have signed the 2-year Joint Programme Review and Planning Mission (JPRM) document. JPRM is...

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In focus

Floods in Balochistan

Background A recent storm caused a spell of heavy rainfall in Lasbela district and adjoining areas, which resulted in extreme flash floods on 20 February 2019. These flash floods were sudden...

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 213 707
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 9.7
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 178
Primary health care centres and units (per 10 000 population) 0.5
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 66.5

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

Pakistan country health profile

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