Guyana

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Guyana:
Population: 748,486 (2010)
Population growth: -0.55% per year
Life expectancy at birth: 66.7 years
Fertility rate: 2.4 children/woman
Maternal mortality ratio: 113/100,000 live births
83% of births attended by a skilled health attendant
50 physicians per 100,000 people
Ranked 75rd by the Economist Unit’s Index of Democracy (2010)
Ranked 104th by the UN Human Development Report (2010)
Rates of infant/child mortality are more than double the average for Latin America and the Caribbean

PROGRAMS IN GUYANA:

Guyana at a Glance
Safer Surgery and Obstetrics
Safer Communities Program
WHAT WE TEACH:
Essential Surgical Skills
Trauma Team Training
WHERE WE WORK: