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Fourth_trauma_field_hospitalUpdates, 1–30 September 2017  

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Ministry of Health opened a fourth trauma field hospital in Haji Ali in Kirkuk governorate to respond to the anticipated increase in the number of trauma cases from Hawija.
  • To respond to the primary health care needs of displaced persons from Hawija, WHO and the health cluster coordinated with health partners to establish and support four mobile medical clinics in Tal Al-Sebat screening site (2) and Shumiet (2) and provided medicines and other medical supplies to treat internally displaced persons fleeing the crisis.
  • More than 151 000 consultations were recorded by WHO and its implementing partners between 1 June and 31 August 2017 in governorates hosting IDPs, including more than 50 163 children less than 5 years. The governorates include: Anbar Dahuk, Diyala, Erbil. Kirkuk, Ninewa, Salahadin and Sulyaimania
  • WHO donated emergency medical supplies to 16 health partners working including Directorates of Health, hospitals and primary health care centres located in IDP camps sufficient to treat 600 000 people.

Iraq humanitarian emergency, situation report 1-30 September [pdf 854kb]

Situation reports

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 26, 9–23 July 2017 [pdf 530kb]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 25, 25 June–8 July 2017 [pdf 620kb]  

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 23, 11–17 June 2017 [pdf 592kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 21, 28 May–3 June 2017 [pdf 592kb]  

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 20, 21–27 May 2017 [pdf 592kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 19, 15–20 May 2017 [pdf 636kb] 

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

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 17, 30 April–7 May 2017 [pdf 496kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 16, 23–29 April 2017 [pdf 545kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 15, 16–26 April 2017 [pdf 545kb]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 14, 9–15 April 2017 [pdf 545kb]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 13, 2–8 April 2017 [pdf 614kb]  

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 12, 26 March–1 April 2017 [pdf 610kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 11, 13–25 March 2017 [pdf 645kb] 

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 10, 12–28 March 2017 [pdf 560kb]   | Arabic [pdf 345kb] 

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]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 7, 12–18 February 2017 [pdf 517kb]  |  Arabic [pdf 352]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 6, 5–11 February 2017 [pdf 788kb] 

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]

WHO special situation report, Mosul crisis, Iraq, Issue No 1, 1–7 January 2017 [pdf 639kb] | Arabic [pdf 459kb]

Humanitarian emergency situation reports 2017

Iraq humanitarian emergency, situation report 1-31 May [pdf 950kb]

Iraq humanitarian emergency, situation report 1-30 April [pdf 900kb]

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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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