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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) 25 235
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 3.9
Primary health care units and centres (per 10 000 population) 1.5
Life expectancy 64.0

Source: Country statistical profiles 2016

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