WHO. Occupiers only permit a total annual per capita health expenditure of $29 in Occupied Afghanistan

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends (see: http://www.who.int/about/en/ ).

WHO on “Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births)” and  Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006)” (2010):  [Occupied] Afghanistan Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 257… Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 29; [Occupier] Australia … Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 6… Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 3,122; [Occupier] France … Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 5… Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 3,554; [Occupier] Germany Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 5… Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 3,328; [Occupied] Haiti… Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 80Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 96; [Occupied] Iraq… Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 47Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 124; [Occupier] Netherlands … Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 5… Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 3,383; [Occupied Somalia] Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 145Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2001): 18; [Partly Occupied] Syria Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 13 …Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 109; [Occupier] UK … Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 6…Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 2,784; [Occupier] US Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 8…Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2006): 6,714.” [1].

[Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War demand that an Occupier must supply life-sustaining food and medical requisites “to the fullest extent of the means available to it” (see: http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/y4gcpcp.htm )].

[1]. WHO, Countries (2010): http://www.who.int/countries/en/ .

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