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Donors and partners

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WHO in the Syrian Arab Republic operates through a large network of partners, including governments of Member States, civil society organizations, academic research institutions, donor agencies, 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.

Annual reports

Syria_annual_report_thumbnail_2018 Annual report 2018: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 1.92Mb]
Syrias_annual_report_20217 Annual report 2017: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 1.92Mb]
Syria_annual_report Annual report 2016: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 3.44Mb]
Syria 2015 annual report thumbnail Annual report 2015: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 2.07Mb]
Syria annual report Annual report 2014: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 2.03Mb]
Syrias annual report 2014 Annual report 2013: Syrian Arab Republic [pdf 2.79Mb]

Donor updates and alerts


Whole-of-Syria donor update, January–June 2019


Donor alert: Syria crisis, northwestern Syria, August 2018

Donor update: Syrian Arab Republic, April–June 2018 [pdf 1.54Mb]

Donor update: Syrian Arab Republic, January–March 2018 [pdf 1.54Mb]


Donor update: Syrian Arab Republic, July–September 2017 [pdf 7.2Mb]

Donor update: Syrian Arab Republic, April–June 2017 [pdf 7.3Mb]

Syrian Arab Republic - Ar Raqqa response donor alert

Donor update: Syrian Arab Republic, January–March 2017 [pdf 73Mb]


Access 2016 donor updates

Major donors

Government of Kuwait

Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

European Commission for Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)

League of Arab States

Government of Norway

Government of Ireland

Government of Italy

Government of Finland

Government of Australia

Saudi Fund

Health sector partners

United Nations Relief and Works Agency

International Medical Corps

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s)

24 422

Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure)


Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births)


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


Total life expectancy at birth (years)


Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

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