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The resources listed here will assist you in answering the questions on the Health Statistics Review assignment as well as in finding good coverage of contemporary statistical overviews of your country.
Finding Health Statistics at Penn
Below is a 2 page guide to using the library's Franklin catalog along with our online resources to find health statistics.
Cross-national statistical sources
The central statistical information service for the United Nations.
Regional sources of statistics
The Arab world, Turkey, and the Balkans (1878-1914) : a handbook of historical statistics
Health statistics for the 19th and early 20th century for this area of the world are very difficult to locate. Here is a compendium of what exits, mostly from the Ottoman Empire.
The Gulf/2000 Project @ Columbia University
Data on the Gulf states: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates
Population Reference Bureau -- Middle East
Browse the topic reports or use the "DataFinder" to search for demographic data by country