Country Information

    Data & Statistics

    Total population (2015) 1,991,000
    Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 1
    Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2015) 60/62
    Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 0) not available
    Probability of dying between 15 abd 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2013) 290/234
    Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 118
    Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 7.3

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    Country Health Topics

    The Gambia 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.

    The profiles are updated on a periodic basis. Currently, Health Topics data is not available.

    Regional Health Topics

    There is a variety of Health Topics that affect the region, to see these topics visit Regional Health Topics page »

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    Gambia Office Contact

    The WHO Representative to Gambia is Dr Desta A. Tiruneh
    Private Mail Bag 170
    Tel: (220) 4462283 /4/6
    Fax: (220) 446 22 89