Prospective Average Life in Iraq Will Exceed the 70 Year Old
|May 31, 2014||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
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WHO said that the average life expectancy in the world rose by six years between 1990 and 2012, and attributed the cause to improve health care and lower infant mortality rate according to the latest statistics of health for 2014 published by the organization. Organization noted, however, that the citizens of the rich countries live longer than the citizens of developing and poor countries and for many reasons, including the availability of health care in rich countries and the organization compared to the poor and turbulent conditions that do not get where everyone on their health. up the difference between reconstruction of the citizens of rich countries and poor countries, sometimes to nearly twenty years, according to the organization.
According to figures the organization also said that women, wherever they are in the world they live longer than men and up the difference sometimes to six years in rich countries and to three years in developing countries.
Longest women lived in the world are Japanese who live on average 87 years old and after them the Spaniards and Swiss women then women Singapore. either the longest lived in the world of men understand men with an average age of Iceland is eighty years or more after them sometimes and then the Swiss Australians.
Attributed the WHO high rate of life expectancy to improve health care in the world in general before reaching the age of sixty, and to give the population of developed countries, smoking and confirmed in its report that quitting smoking one of the real reasons for the improvement in the level of health in MEDIA As noted by observers that smoking is increasing among among the poor more than the rich.
WHO: females Iraq Saashn until the age of 74 years, predicted the World Health Organization to reach prospective age for those born in 2012 to 66 years for males and to 74 years for females. said the spokesman of the Ministry of Health Ziad Tariq that things in Iraq were taken to improve and return to normal earlier in the seventies of the last century when it was life expectancy of between 65 years and 70 years, where it is known that the health conditions and economic began to deteriorate in the eighties to be followed by the economic blockade in the nineties, which impact on the health of the individual is year.
For his part, Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi, spokesman for the Ministry of Planning that the rates of life expectancy rose during the last five years, according to the indicators available so that the average age at which the ranges on average between 55 to 60 years to reach almost to between 65 to 68.
Hindawi also pointed out rise in the number of live births also low rate and infant and maternal mortality and attributed it all to improve conditions and health services in Iraq in general and increase the number of hospitals in addition to the improvement in the food situation, he said.
Scientists: figures and our ministries and fake nor improved real in Iraq is that the doctor and researcher on Public Health Mazahem Mubarak questioned the statements and the statements of the ministries of health, planning, pointing to the lack of implementation of the general census so far, and to the inaccuracy of official figures in general, especially when it comes to the recovery of the economy where there are about a quarter of the population suffer from unemployment, he said.
Researcher also pointed to a decline in the situation Environmental general in Iraq, leaving its negative effects on people’s health. But Abdul-Zahra al-Hindawi, spokesman for the Ministry of Planning criticized skeptics in Health Ministry figures and said that these many but they can not prove the opposite and confirmed that surveys the ministry but did not give exact figures one hundred percent, but It gives a clear idea of reality, he said.
For his part, the acting World Health Organization in Iraq, Thamer Al Hilfi, stressed that there is a real improvement in Iraq, pointing to the high-awaited age of 68 years old to about 72, and attributed the cause to improve the health status although not This improvement is the level of what is in the developed countries, he said. did not deny Hilfi fact that Iraq still faces challenges in the field of health care, the economy and the environment etc.
However, he said that the key indicators that depend on the rate of infant mortality indicate significant progress where he was able Iraq to reduce the number of maternal mortality from 284 deaths out of 100,000 births in the nineties to 84 deaths in 2000 and is currently the number fell to 35 deaths out of 100,000 live births.
Hilfi seen this tremendous progress and deserves to stand with him despite the challenges. mention finally that the calculation of the rate of prospective Age does not take into consideration the nature of revolutions or road accidents and the like, or even terrorist attacks, wars and conflicts. participation of Radio Free Iraq correspondent in Baghdad, Ahmed al-Zubaidi
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