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Inter-Agency Coordination Lebanon: Health end year 2019 dashboard

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The January - June 2019 dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends affecting people in need. The Health Sector in Lebanon is working to: OUTCOME 1) Improve access to comprehensive primary healthcare (PHC); OUTCOME 2) Improve access to hospital (incl. ER care) and advanced referral care (advanced diagnostic laboratory & radiology care); OUTCOME 3) Improve Outbreak Control; OUTCOME 4) Improve Adolescent & Youth Health.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Around 191 facilities as well as 10 Mobile Medical Units were supported by partners for the provision of subsidized PHC services which enhanced the financial accessibility for primary health care

1,728,056 subsidized consultations were jointly provided by partners which increased access to health care for acute and chronic diseases

203,760 Lebanese and Syrian refugees were able to receive free medications for chronic diseases through the MoPH YMCA program during 2019 which contributed to a decreased mortality and morbidity

Accelerated Immunization Activities were strengthened in light of the emergent measles outbreak while a national measles campaign is being planned for the country.

65,225 displaced Syrians received financial support through UNHCR to access obstetric or emergency hospital care which contributed to an increased access to secondary health care

3,374 PRS received financial support through UNRWA to access hospital care which increased their financial accessibility to secondary health care

177 displaced Syrians with chronic renal failure continued to receive access to free dialysis care which enhanced their quality of life