Table 3

Indicators of child health in Syria preconflict and in conflict and in Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries

Syria preconflictSyria in conflictLebanonJordan
Measles immunisation coverage (%)
for 12–23 months
81.911*75.575*59.453*31.242* of children U5
86.643* of children U5
76.9 in Za'atari camp42* of children U558.7%–71.8% (out of camps vs in camps41*
Of children <10 years old
Three doses of combined DTP3 vaccine (%)82.111*91.875*N/AN/AN/AN/A
Three doses of combined Hib vaccine (%)99.076 b 91.875*N/AN/AN/AN/A
Care seeking for pneumonia for children U5 (%)85.711*N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Antibiotic treatment of pneumonia for children U5 (%)63.911*N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Oral rehydration therapy and continued feeding (%)84.411*N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
  • *Population-based surveys.

  • N/A, not available (ie, data do not exist to our knowledge); N/O, not obtainable (ie, data exist but authors unable to obtain).