Country Information


    Total population (2015) 16,212,000
    Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 3
    Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2015) 59/65
    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) 360/242
    Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 165
    Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 5.0

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    The Zambia 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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    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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    Zambia Office Contact

    The WHO Representative to Zambia is Dr Jacob Mufunda

    Plot 4609 UN Annex Building
    Corner Andrew Mwenya/Beit Road
    Roadspark, PO Box 32346, Lusaka
    Tel.: +260 211 255322/336/398
    GPN: 37600