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Table 1 Basic health indicators for each case study

From: Human resources for health in six healthcare arenas under stress: a qualitative study

  Life expectancy and mortality Age-standardised mortality rates by cause (per 100 000 population)  
  Life expectancy at birth (years) Neonatal MR U5 MR Adult MR Communicable disease Non-communicable disease Injuries Measles immunisation among 1-year-olds (%)
Afghanistana 48 45 149 M: 440; F: 352 713 1 117 149 62
CARa 48 42 159 M: 461; F: 470 1 060 870 151 62
DRCa 49 46 170 M: 442; F: 331 932 837 155 68
Haitia 62 27 165 M: 278; F: 227 545 697 52 59
Palestineb 73 13 23 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Somaliaa 51 52 180 M: 382; F: 350 736 967 199 46
  1. aData retrieved from WHO, 2012, World Health Statistics; bdata retrieved from UNICEF (2013). At a glance: state of Palestine. Retrieved 11 August 2014 from http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/oPt_statistics.html.