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Joint programme review mission, 15 September 2011

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15 September 2011 – From 10 to 15 September 2011, the joint programme review mission met in Cairo and finalized planning of WHO activities in Yemen for the coming biennium (2012–2013). The meeting was interactive, productive and efficient. Under the leadership of WHO Representative Dr Ghulam Popal, participants included a high-level government delegation headed by Dr Jamal Nasher, Deputy Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, and WHO staff. The discussion took into account the challenging situation in the country and possible scenarios for the transitional period.

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 65.7

Source: Country statistical profiles 2017

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