Pakistan | Donors and partners


Donors relations

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A meeting around a table with the WHo Representative, the former WHO Regional Director and donorsA meeting with WHO's donors WHO in Pakistan operates through a large network of partners, including governments of Member States, civil society organizations, academic research institutions, donor agencies, private for-profit sector, national stakeholders and the international community. WHO works with development and humanitarian partners in health to coordinate multi-agency efforts, advise on policy-setting, ensure quality, set standards, build capacity and share best practices in public health.

Major donors include:

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

Department For International Development (DFID)

Eisai Company Ltd., Japan

European Commission for Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)

Government of Finland

Government of Italy

Government of Japan

Government of Monaco

Government of Norway

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)

Government of the Russian Federation

Saudi Fund for Development

Government of Spain

United States Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM).

WHO has a network of collaborating centres in Pakistan to support the implementation of its work and strengthen the institutional capacity of the country. Currently, there are five active WHO collaborating centres in Pakistan.

Health response in emergencies

Emergency preparedness and humanitarian action

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 189 900
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 4.7
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) 66.4

Source: Country statistical profiles 2016

Pakistan country health profile

Regional Health Observatory

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