From: Biniam Tekle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 21 2009 - 09:22:00 EDT
Japan, San Marino top life expectancy league The Associated Press
05/21/09 8:46 AM EDT
GENEVA – The World Health Organization says women in Japan have the
expectancy in the world with 86 years.
WHO says men in San Marino have the longest life expectancy for their sex
with 81 years.
The Geneva-based body says men from Sierra Leone are expected to live only
39 years. Women in Afghanistan will live to an average age of 42 years.
WHO says the figures are based on statistics gathered from 2007, the latest
The global health agency says countries including Angola, Eritrea and
Liberia have made remarkable progress while others including Botswana,
Kenyaand Lesotho have seen a drop in life expectancy since 1990.
The figures were among more than 100 health trends published Thursday by the
World Health Organization.
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