Historical overview and health summary for Somaliland.
Reliable figures disaggregated for Somaliland are hard to come by, but the following are reasonable estimates:
The maternal mortality ratio for Somaliland is exceptionally high: 1,000 – 1,400 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. Less than 10 per cent of births are attended by skilled personnel.
FGM/C is almost universal and performed on young and adolescent girls.
It is estimated that almost one million children under-5 are acutely malnourished, of which more than 40 per cent are severe cases.
WHO estimates the perinatal mortality rate in Somalia at 81 per 1,000 total births.
Under-5 mortality is estimated at 200 per 1,000 live births, due to pneumonia (24%), diarrhoea (19%), neonatal disorders (17%), and measles (12%).
Under-5 mortality is estimated at 200 per 1,000 live births