Syrian Arab Republic


WHO boosts health services in Syria with 30 mobile clinics

Mobile_ambulances_Syria10 March 2015 - As the Syria crisis enters the fifth year, WHO continues to provide health and humanitarian aid to alleviate the impact of the conflict on the Syrian population. Recently, WHO has donated 30 mobile clinics to Syria as part of WHO’s strategic support to the country in 2015, which includes increasing safe and equal access to health services by the most affected populations, including young men, women, children and people with disabilities.

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Events

WHO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, held a workshop to review the performance of the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS), in Damascus on 19 and 20 February...

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In focus

Regional situation reports 2015

Highlights WHO Syria reached 40 784 with medicines in Damascus and Aleppo. WHO Lebanon continued health care worker training on the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (MHGAP), finalizing in the South and...

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s)

21 639

Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure)

5.6

Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births)

49

Primary health care centres and units (per 10 000 population)

0.9

Total life expectancy at birth (years)

68.0

Source: Country statistical profiles 2014

See Syrian Arab Republic country profile