Iraqi health

Australian Democrats : Press Releases (Full Article): Democrats Seek Urgent Medical Assistance For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Iraqi Citizens.

Andrew Bartlett: A report last month by Iraq’s Health Ministry and the U.N. Development Program found the rate of acute malnutrition among children under 5 has almost doubled in the last two years with up to 7.7%.

… Senator Hill just pointed to the failings in the Iraqi health system before the war, despite the report finding that the risk to Iraqis of violent death in the 18 months after the invasion was 58 times higher than in the 15 months before it, while the risk of death from all causes was 2.5 times higher.