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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)


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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