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Brief country profile on health management

Antigua & Barbuda

Capital: St. John's
Population: 86,000
Land Surface: 440 km2
Population Density: 291persons/km2
Urban Population: 30.4%
Population Growth Rate: 1.3%
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar

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Risk Management – Antigua and Barbuda

The islands of Antigua and Barbuda are at risk from hurricanes, earthquakes, flash floods and periods of drought.

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Health Profile - Antigua & Barbuda

 HEALTH INDICATORS
Percentage of GDP designated to Health: Public: 2.9     Private: 1.4
Doctors per inhabitance (100,000 pop) No data
Infant Mortality Rate (1,000 lb)
Maternal Mortality (100,000 lb) no data
Life Expectancy at Birth 75.0
Fertility Rate 2.1
Cases of Malaria: -
Cases of Dengue: 17
Incidences of HIV (100,000 pop): 8.4
 

Contact in PAHO and Health Institutions

Antigua & Barbuda

Pan American Health Organization - Focal Point
Contact Name:   Ms. Aneke Wilson
Position:  Country Program Officer
Address:  Ministry of Health, Sports and Youth Affairs Building
Lower High Street, St. John's Antigua
Tel:   268 463-0223
Fax:
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Reference Documents

UNDP Human Development Report 2009
Health situation in the Americas- Basic Indicators 2009
www.statoids.com
www.paho.org
www.disaster-info.net/carib/countryprofiles
www.worldtravelguide.net
www.cdera.org
www.theodora.com
 

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