Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile, seen as...
Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa on Sunday over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Awafi App Launched to Track Covid-19 Vaccinations
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Sudanese Ministry of Health has launched an app, called Awafi, which will electronically register the names of people who have received the COVID-19 vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Schools Closed in Sudan's Red Sea State Amidst 3rd Covid-19 Wave
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -- All primary and secondary schools in the localities of Port Sudan, Suakin, and Sinkat in the Red Sea state will be closed from today onwards for a week as part of precautionary measures to reduce COVID-19 infections, the Red Sea state wali (governor) Abdallah Shangarai decided yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Alarming' Covid-19 Surge Among Sudan's Youth
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The current surge in COVID-19 infections across Sudan is 'alarming', youths are especially vulnerable, and this is contributing to the spread of the virus and new, stricter measures are being mooted. The country's 'army in white' of health professionals are making 'appreciable efforts', however as elsewhere in Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) points out that health systems have been severely tested, with doctors, nurses, and other health workers stretched to the limit, and facilities and systems (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan and rebel group sign agreement on separation of religion and state
The Sudanese government and a major rebel group from its southern Nuba Mountains on Sunday signed a document which paves the way for a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"If you are born a girl in this crisis, you are born a problem": patterns and drivers of violence against women and girls in conflict-affected South Sudan - Ellsberg M, Murphy M, Blackwell A, MacRae M, Reddy D, Hollowell C, Hess T, Contreras-Urbina M.
This article presents the results of a qualitative study on the context and different forms of violence committed against women and girls in South Sudan. The study documents many forms of sexual and physical violence against women and girls in South Sudan,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Ethiopia says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from Tigray
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister said Friday that Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces from the Tigray region,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Convoy With Food and Other Essentials Arrives in Sudan's El Geneina
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -- A convoy from Khartoum arrived in El Geneina, West Darfur, yesterday. It carried food and non-food items for the displaced and others affected by the recent events as the city currently experiences severe shortages in essential goods, including food and drinking water. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: World Bank Strengthens Its 'Marshal Plan' for the Poor in Sudan
[East African] Sudan's poor families are due to benefit from a $390 million funding from the World Bank in a programme meant to provide cash transfers crucial for the survival of many during the Covid-19 crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan sees expanded life-saving reproductive health services, with women at the helm
DAMAZIN, Sudan– Farina*, 50, in Sudan’s Blue Nile State, cannot remember how long ago she developed an obstetric fistula, a devastating childbirth injury that causes chronic incontinence, infections and, often, ostracism from the community. Farina was married while just a teenager. Child marriage greatly increases the risk of experiencing obstructed childbirth, which, without timely treatment, is often deadly. Those who survive, like Farina, may develop anobstetric fistula. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Sudan: PM Briefed On Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher / El Gezira -- Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been briefed by Health Minister Omar El Najeeb on the overall health situation in Sudan regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the progress in the national immunisation campaign at his office in Khartoum today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Doctors On Strike in Kadugli After Kidnappings and Attacks
[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -- Doctors and staff at Kadugli Hospital, in the capital of South Kordofan, went on strike yesterday to protest against the deteriorating security situation in the city after staff members were kidnapped and an ambulance was attacked. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan's Fifth Vice President Tests Positive for Covid-19
[East African] South Sudan's Fifth Vice President has contracted the novel coronavirus, her press office has confirmed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Australian Surgeon Treats South Sudanese Women, Girls Suffering From Fistula
[VOA] Juba , South Sudan -- A 14-year-old South Sudanese girl who could not control her urine or bowel movements for two years is lying on a bed at the Lutheran Medical Center in Juba, recovering from an operation to repair a fistula - a medical condition in which a hole develops in the birth canal that is caused by prolonged obstructed labor. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Fifth Vice President Tests Positive for Covid-19
[Nation] South Sudan's Fifth Vice President has contracted the novel coronavirus, her press office has confirmed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Face of Sudan ’s democratic transition ‘is female and it is young’, says UN agency chief
The head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for increased international support for peace and stability in Sudan, highlighting that investing in the country’s youth and women, is investing in the nation’s future.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Covid-19 - Face Masks in Sudan's Workplaces Become Mandatory
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Wad Madani -- The Health Emergency Committee announced on Wednesday evening that all employees in public and private institutions in Sudan must wear masks and that these masks should be provided for free. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

First Person: Women peacekeepers a ‘powerful image for girls in remote villages’
Deputy Inspector Martina de Maria Sandoval Linares, from El Salvador always wanted to help others. Now, working as a UN Police officer, she has found her vocation, far from home in South Sudan. Ms. Linares, whose eight-year-old daughter and family are back in El Salvador, told UN News why the job is so rewarding, despite the sacrifices she makes. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Women Leaders Have Shaped Our Response to COVID-19
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth InternationalMarch 08, 2021At IntraHealth International, we’re lucky to work with amazing women leaders every day. At every level of the organization, in every country we work, they’re leading us through this pandemic and into a future where everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.In 2020, we saw that countries with female leaders hadlower COVID-19 death rates and better economic performance. So we asked some of the women leaders at IntraHealth: How have other women influenced your leadership style, especially during the pandemic?Here’s what they sa...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 International Women ' s Day Source Type: news

‘Historic moment’ as COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda
Through the UN-led vaccine initiative COVAX, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest beneficiaries to receive the lifesaving COVID-19 inoculation, UN agencies reported on Wednesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda
Through the UN-led vaccine initiative COVAX, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest beneficiaries to receive the lifesaving COVID-19 inoculation, UN agencies reported on Wednesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: UN Agencies Support Nationwide Polio Vaccination Campaign
[UN News] The second round of a vaccination campaign to protect more than 2.8 million children from polio is underway in South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign
The second round of a vaccination campaign to protect more than 2.8 million children from polio is underway in South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Covid-19 Update - New Cases in Five States
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health reported 28 new cases of COVID-19, five deaths and 51 recoveries on Sunday. The latest official report recorded new cases in five of the country's 18 states. Khartoum recorded the highest infection rate, followed by Red Sea state, El Gezira state, and Kassala, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020 to 28,137, including 1,871 deaths and 22,797 recovery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Rickshaw Burial - Al Jazeera State Struggles With Covid's Second Wave
[Ayin English] Ordinarily, the scene would have been shocking for residents of the city Wad Medani in Al-Jazeera State, central Sudan. But people viewed the dead body of another Covid-19 patient, lying on the back of the trunk of a car, as a common phenomenon in these times -especially during the second wave of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan's Specialist Doctors, Academics Strike Over Pay Arrears
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Specialist doctors from 35 hospitals on Khartoum and elsewhere in Sudan downed tools and withdrew yesterday in protest the government's failure to implement an agreement on financial benefits and health insurance with an additional package. The strike was called-out by the Specialists Representatives Initiative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: 21 Years With Fistula - Survivor Wants Girls to Learn From Her Experience
[UNFPA] JUBA, South Sudan - Married and pregnant as a teenager, she lost three babies in childbirth and suffered the horrific indignity of an obstetric fistula, a hole in the birth canal caused by the pressure of a prolonged and obstructed labour, and which leads to incontinence. Finally healed after 21 years, Rose Konga shares her personal story with other girls who are at risk of suffering the same fate, to ensure they have a better future. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New USAID Award to Expand HIV Care and Treatment Services in South Sudan
February 18, 2021Through a new award from the US Agency for International Development (USAID),IntraHealth International will lead the Advancing HIV& AIDS Epidemic Control Activity in South Sudan. This contract will build on IntraHealth’s 15-year history of partnership in South Sudan as we work with the government and local partners to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the country’s efforts toward HIV epidemic control.The four-year Advancing HIV& AIDS Epidemic Control Activity will focus on operationalizing pathways to epidemic control using global 90-90-90 targets for 2020 and95-95-95 targets...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: South Sudan Advancing HIV & AIDS Epidemic Control Activity Source Type: news

Female genital mutilation in Sudan: is a new era starting? - Lugiai M, Shalabi Y, Racalbuto V, Pizzol D, Smith L.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) as a violation of human rights and includes all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sudan declares states of emergency after protests over soaring food prices
As famine warnings are triggered and food is stolen from markets, the government blames supporters of ousted president al-Bashir (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Prof. Malik Badri - Departure of Great Psychologist
[SudaNow] Khartoum -- Monday 8 February 2021 saw the departure in Kuala Lumpur, Capital City of Malaysia, of outstanding Sudanese psychologist Professor Dr. Malik Badri. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Senior South Sudan Officials Test Positive for Covid-19
[East African] Four senior officials working in South Sudan's Office of the President have tested positive for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Covid-19 - South Sudan Registers 156 New Cases
[East African] Juba -- South Sudan on Wednesday recorded 156 confirmed cases of Covid-19, the highest since the beginning of the year, according to its Public Health Laboratory. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Govt to Receive AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine By End of February
[Nation] Juba -- South Sudan will receive its first consignment of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine before the end of February. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Returns to Partial Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Rise
[Nation] Juba -- The South Sudan National Taskforce on Covid-19 has reintroduced a partial lockdown amid a surge of cases across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New malaria mosquito is emerging in African cities
(Radboud University Medical Center) Larvae of a new malaria mosquito species are abundantly present in water containers in cities in Ethiopia. The mosquito, Anopheles stephensi, is the main malaria mosquito in India but only appeared on the African continent a few years ago. It has now been found in cities and towns in urban settings in Ethiopia, Sudan, and Djibouti. Malaria can become an increasing problem for urban areas in Ethiopia and elsewhere in Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Transition to Democracy Challenged by Economy, Protests, Covid-19
[allAfrica] An excerpt on Sudan from the annual Human Rights Watch publication, World Report 2021: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together
This article was originally published by the United Nations.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Siddharth Chatterjee, is UN Resident Coordinator (RC) in Kenya, and RC designate to China The post A BASIC TRUTH: ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Doctor Warns About Lack of Resources As Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- In a press conference with Sudan News Agency (SUNA) yesterday, Dr Bandar Nouri, a member of the Socialist Doctors Association (SDA), talked about the rise in COVID-19 infections, high death rates, regional disparities, and concerns about the lack of health care facilities and protection for medical staff. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan Provides High-Quality HIV Services to Key Populations —and Sees Positive Results
January 13, 2021For the past five years, the Evidence to Action (E2A) project in South Sudan worked with the Ministry of Health, local partner organizations, and health workers to improve the health of people living with HIV, including groups that face barriers to health care and higher risks of infection, such as female sex workers. To meet the needs of these key populations, E2A: Provided screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and provided gender-based violence screenings and referral services for hard-to-reach female sex workers ...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: South Sudan Evidence to Action (E2A) Project Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Providing Assistance to People in Ethiopia and Sudan in Wake of Tigray Violence
[MSF] Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia after fighting broke out in early November 2020, according to OCHA.ReliefWeb - Ethiopia - Tigray Region Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 6 January 2021. Some 50,000 people have crossed in to Sudan as refugees, while many others are displaced within the region, staying in towns, remote areas or trapped between localised outbreaks of fighting. Teams from M édecins Sans Frontières (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Prof Haseeb - Godfather of Sudan's Laboratory Medicine
[SudaNow] Khartoum -- Introducing the book "A Monograph on Biochemical Research in the Sudan" written by the Late Professor Mansour Ali Haseeb, Harry Hoogstraal stated in May 1973 that "Professor Mansour Haseeb has been more intimately associated than any other living person with adding to Sudanese biomedical knowledge and sharing vast experience with younger generations of physicians and scientists. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Khartoum State Covid-19 Cases On the Rise
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Ministry of Health in Khartoum recorded 16 deaths and 95 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday in the state, bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 778 and number of cases to 18,343. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stand Tall, UN Humanitarians
By Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Jan 5 2021 (IPS) Most people around the world were glad to see the back of 2020: From the devastating bushfires in Australia to the plagues of locusts through East Africa stretching across Arabia to Pakistan, extreme weather, melting ice sheets at the poles, and Covid-19 that still engulfs the globe. Trevor PageBut 2021 threatens to be even worse than 2020: The economic impact of lockdowns, inward-looking, wall-building governments with self-interest trumping internationally agreed values. And then to quote David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme: “We could be ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

This Is Not a Goodbye, Kenya – Asante na Kwaheri ya Kuonana
Siddharth Chatterjee with CS Eugene Wamalwa, Heads of Missions from the United Nations Mission and other development partners visited the Frontier Counties Development Council Counties with a view of leveraging on opportunities considering geographic proximities in addressing shared developmental challenges in the marginalized Counties. Credit: West Pokot County, February 2020By Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 4 2021 (IPS)   Happy New Year, Kenya. Several milestones in my personal and professional life have made Kenya a cherished place for me. I started my UNICEF career in Rumbek, South Sudan in June 2000, and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

'Mom, we need food': Thousands in South Sudan near famine, Hundreds dead
After nearly a week of hiding from conflict, the South Sudanese woman watched two of her young children die (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Mom, we need food': Thousands in South Sudan near famine
LEKUANGOLE, South Sudan (AP) — After nearly a week of hiding from conflict, Kallayn Keneng watched two of her young children die. “They... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2020: A Yet More Devastating Year Closes With At Least Some Signs Of Hope
UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefs the media on the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: UN Photo/Mark GartenBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 23 2020 (IPS) Despite its grim record of multiple natural disasters and a deepening climate crisis, one could be forgiven for looking back on 2019 with a degree of nostalgia. There is no disguising the extent of the calamity wrought this year by COVID-19, yet as we approach the end of 2020 we may also draw strength from positive developments emerging. No review of 2020, as seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migratio Source Type: news

South Sudan: The Ministry of Health With Support From Who and Partners Vaccinated Over 63 000 People With Oral Cholera Vaccine in Bor South County, South Sudan
[WHO] To prevent the risk of a cholera outbreak following the devastating floods that displaced communities and led to contamination of water sources in Bor South county, the Ministry of Health with support from World Health Organization (WHO) and partners vaccinated over 63 280 individuals aged one year and above against cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Conflict, Floods and Covid-19 Push Nation Into Extreme Hunger
[UN News] Driven by insecurity, the effects of COVID-19, an on-going economic crisis, and the impact of flooding on livelihoods, three UN agencies called on Friday for immediate humanitarian access to eastern South Sudan's Pibor county, where people are facing catastrophic levels of hunger. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news