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    Data & Statistics

    Total population (2015) 5,228,000
    Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 1
    Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2015) 62/67
    Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 0) n/a
    Probability of dying between 15 abd 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2013) 289/222
    Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 51
    Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 3.3

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    Country Health Topics

    The Eritrea country health profiles provide an overview of the situation and trends of priority health problems and the health systems profile, including a description of institutional frameworks, trends in the national response, key issues and challenges. They promote evidence-based health policymaking through a comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of the health situation and health system in the country.

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    Additional Info

    The WHO Representative
    OVBEREDJO, Dr Martins

    PO Box 5561 Geza Banda-Adi Yacob St 178 291-1 - Asmara, Eritrea

    Telephone: +291 112 4485
    Facsimile: +291 112 5155
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    Eritrea Office Contact

    The WHO Representative to Eritrea is Dr Martins Ovberedjo

    Adi Yakob street No. 173, House No. 88/89, Geza Banda
    P.O.BOX 5561 
    Tel. 291-1-114171/75/67
    FAX 291-1-125155
    Teleconference GPN: 34439 
    Email: afwcoer [at]

    The WHO Representative Office

    Mrs. Rahwa Solomon, Web Management solomonr [at]

    Program Support Cluster

    Dr. Assefash Zehaie, AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria Program Officer zehaiea [at]
    Mr. Tzeggai Kidanmariam, Surveillance Officer kidanemaryamyihdegot [at]
    Mrs. Azmera Gebreslassie, Data Manager gebreslassiea [at]

    Policy and Systems Cluster

    Mrs. Selam Berhane, Information Assistant berhanes [at]
    Theodros Tekeste Ghebreab, Health Promotion (HPR) tekestet [at]