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Mosul situation reports 2017

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Trauma stabilization points treat displaced people with injuries from west MosulTrauma stabilization points treat displaced people with injuries from west Mosul8–15 May update

  • Trauma casualty rates across Mosul are still rising with over 12 318 reported casualties referred to hospitals in Mosul and neighbouring governorates for the period from 17 October 2016 to 12 May 2017. Nearly half of these reported cases were from western Mosul alone where the offensive was launched in February 2017. At trauma stabilization points, a cumulative number of 2479 people have been treated for trauma injuries for the same mentioned period. Reported cases from hospitals and trauma stabilization points were mostly life-threatening while a small proportion were with minor injuries, including head, neck and spinal injuries caused by shrapnel and gunshot wounds.
  • Construction of WHO-supported primary health care centre (Al-Basma) in Al Sallameya IDP camp west Mosul was completed on 15 May. The centre was established with the capacity of 6 caravans delivering a comprehensive package of primary health care services, including immunization, laboratory examination, referral, and reproductive health services.   
  • The cumulative number of consultations reported since the beginning of Mosul operations on 17 October last year until 14 of May 2017 stands at  713 807. The number of reported consultations for the period under review (8–14 May 2017) is 11 464, including 2876 children under the age of 5 years old, 2610 for respiratory cases, 1066 for reproductive health, and 15 for mental health and psychosocial support.  
  • WHO has supported the 6 mobile clinics and the primary health care centres in Hamdaneih district and Hassansham U3 IDP camp, run by the implementing partner DAMA NGO, with 2 complete kits (basics and supplementary units) and 12 separate basic units of the Interagency Emergency Health Kit (IEHK) sufficient for a population of 32 000 for a duration of 3 months.
  • WHO has also supported Debaga stadium primary health care centre run by the implementing partner Help The Needy (HTN) NGO with 2 complete IEHK sufficient to serve a population of 20 000 heads for a duration of 3 months. The kits (basics and supplementary units) will support HTN to deliver first line health care services in Hassansham M2 and Debaga Stadium IDP camps in addition to 4 MMCs in Jadaa 5 camp in Qayara district southeast Mosul.

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 18, 8–15 May 2017 [pdf 1.20Mb] 

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WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 9, 1–11March 2017 [pdf 560kb] |  Arabic [pdf 659kb]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 8, 19–28 February 2017 [pdf 478kb]  Arabic [pdf 616kb]

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WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 5, 29 January–4 February 2017 [pdf 663kb] | Arabic [pdf 962]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 4, 22–28 January 2017 [pdf 707kb]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 3, 15–21 January 2017 [pdf 760kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 2, 7–14 January 2017 [pdf 631kb] | Arabic [pdf 477kb]

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 36 934
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 (2016)

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