WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)

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Health Status Indicators: Mortality

Health Status Statistics: Morbidity

Health Services Coverage Statistics

Risk Factors Statistics

Health Systems Statistics

  • Human resources for health
    pdf, 21kb

    Includes: Physicians, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, public and environmental health workers, community health workers, lab technicians, other health workers, health management and support workers
  • National Health Accounts
    pdf, 21kb

    Includes: Total expenditure on health as % of gross domestic product, General government expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health, Private expenditure on health as % of total expenditure on health, General government expenditure on health as % of total government expenditure, External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health, Social security expenditure on health as % of general government expenditure on health, Out-of-pocket expenditure on health as % of private expenditure on health, Private prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health, Per capita total expenditure on health at average exchange rate (US$), Per capita total expenditure on health at international dollar rate, Per capita government expenditure on health at average exchange rate (US$), Per capita government expenditure on health at international dollar rate
  • Coverage of vital registration of deaths
    pdf, 10kb
  • Hospital beds
    pdf, 11kb
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