Sudan


30 Sudanese physicians and nurses graduate from WHO and EMERGENCY “Mass casualty management” course

Trainees receive instruction from EMERGENCY staff
Trainees receive instruction from EMERGENCY staff (Photo: Simon van Woerden/WHO Sudan).

From 25 February to 1 March 2018, a total of 30 workshop participants learned about the finer details of dealing with mass casualty incidents at the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery - such as large traffic accidents, explosions, or anything else that overwhelms the need of available medical services.

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 39 599
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 11.6
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 311
Primary health care units and centres (per 10 000 population) 15.6
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 64.1

Source: Country statistical profiles 2017

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