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Number of sentinel sites increased in Syria

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Between September 2012 and September 2013, the number of sentinel sites in Syria increased by 160% (from 104 to 274).

The following infographic provides information on the number of sites in each governorate of Syria and the percentage increase.

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s)

24 422

Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure)

4.8

Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births)

68

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

0.8

Total life expectancy at birth (years)

63.8

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

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