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Human Rights Day, 10 December 2011

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The Ministry of Human Rights celebrated Human Rights Day on 10 December 2011 with support from its development partners. Activities included publications, seminars, children songs and an inauguration ceremony.

WHO supported the cost of publicizing the fifth edition of a human rights magazine that was issued on the occasion and included the latest studies, reports and articles relating to human rights in Yemen. The occasion was attended by representatives from different government sectors and the international community, among others.

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 27 426
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 3.9
Primary health care units and centres (per 10 000 population) 1.6
Life expectancy 65.3

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

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