Sudan: Officials say coup attempt failed, army in control
Sudanese authorities reported a coup attempt on Tuesday by a group of soldiers but said the attempt failed and that the military remains... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Jamaica got Youth Climate Action Engagement Right
Jamaica is increasingly cited as a model of meaningful youth engagement. Here Environment and Climate Change Minister Pearnel Charles Jr plants trees with a young environmentalist. Credit: NDC PartnershipBy Alison KentishDOMINICA, Sep 21 2021 (IPS) When the NDC Partnership, the alliance which helps governments to determine and achieve their climate goals, held its first-ever Global Youth Engagement Forum in July, several segments were underpinned by Jamaica’s model of engaging young people and sustaining youth interest in climate initiatives. The Caribbean country, a co-chair of the NDC Partnership, has committed to...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Biodiversity Climate Action Climate Change Climate Innovation Conservation COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Featured Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations ​ #ClimateActi Source Type: news

Sudan foils coup attempt and 40 officers arrested, senior officials say
A military coup d'etat attempt failed in Sudan on Tuesday and most of the involved officers were arrested, according to three senior... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Government Pledges Funding for Icpd Commitments On Sexual and Reproductive Health
[UNFPA] JUBA, South Sudan--To make a difference in the lives of youth, government funding and multi-sectoral action are required to implement the nation's commitments to sexual and reproductive health, said First Vice President, Riek Machar. He was speaking at a high-level meeting on commitments made by South Sudan at the Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 19, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

South Sudan: WHO and the Government of Japan Establish a Port Health Facility At Juba International Airport to Enhance Public Health Security in South Sudan
[WHO-AFRO] Juba - to improve capacity for coordination and communication to mitigate the risk of cross-border spread of disease and other public health threats, WHO with support from the Government of Japan has established and handed over a port health facility at the Juba International Airport to the Ministry of Health in South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Covid-19 - Govt Receives 152,000 Vaccine Doses From U.S.
[East African] Juba -- South Sudan on Tuesday received 152,950 Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses from the US, Health Minister Elizabeth Achuei confirmed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Receives Its First Consignment of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccines Through the Covax Facility
[WHO-AFRO] South Sudan received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of the Johnson& Johnson 'Janssen' COVID-19 vaccines today. These single dose Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are the third batch of vaccine shipments to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Receives First Consignment of J & J Covid-19 Vaccines Through COVAX Facility
[WHO-AFRO] South Sudan received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of the Johnson& Johnson 'Janssen' COVID-19 vaccines today. These single dose Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are the third batch of vaccine shipments to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Three Million Sudanese Children Suffer From Acute Malnutrition
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- According to Sudan's Ministry of Health and United Nations agencies, about three million children under the age of five in the country suffer from acute malnutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ECW Interviews Dubai Cares Ceo H.E. Dr. Tariq Al Gurg
Discussions at the Summit will span three key themes namely: Youth, Skills and the Future of Work, Innovation in Education and Education Training. For the first time at a global educational conference, climate change and sustainability will take center stage with a high-level panel dedicated only to this topic, and a number of side events looking at education through this lens. Amongst other things, we will explore new ways of working in the areas of future skills, alternative pathways to secondary and tertiary education, and the opportunities that more holistic locally rooted learning ecosystems can bring. Through a serie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Aid COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Humanitarian Emergencies Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Suez Canal nearly blocked again after ship reportedly runs aground
The Panamanian-flagged vessel MV Coral Crystal, which was bound for Port Sudan, was stranded in the southern part of the canal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: African Centre - Sudan Must Do More to Protect Detainees From Covid-19
[Radio Dabanga] New York -- The Sudanese government must urgently develop a comprehensive plan to prevent and respond to a COVID-19 outbreak in detention facilities across the country, says the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict  
Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict  mnegashThu, 09/02/2021 - 13:55Since conflict between federal and regional forces erupted in Tigray in north Ethiopia last November, some 2 million Tigrayans have been displaced with thousands fleeing to surrounding countries like Sudan. Not only has fighting not been contained, it has spread to neighbouring regions like Amhara and Afar.  The spiralling crisis has wreaked untold havoc. Rampant sexual violence is going unreported. Many pregnant women – malnourished or starving – have to deliver on the move, putting her life and that o...
Source: UNFPA News - September 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnegash Source Type: news

South Sudan: Covid-19 - South Sudan Receives Additional 59,000 Doses
[East African] Juba -- South Sudan's government has urged residents to turn up for Covid vaccination after the country Tuesday received 59,520 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Covax initiative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan - African Development Bank and WHO Hand Over Vehicles to Support Covid-19 Response
[WHO-AFRO] Juba, 1 September 2021 - The African Development Bank has donated two cars to support South Sudan's ongoing COVID-19 response as part of efforts by the Bank and its partners to ease the toll of the pandemic on vulnerable African states. The donation was made to the Ministry of Health through the World Health Organization (WHO), which is implementing the Bank-financed COVID-19 response project on behalf of the Government of South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan - Country's First Oxygen Plant Comes On Stream At Juba Hospital to Help Fight Covid-19
[WHO-AFRO] Juba, 1 September 2021 - South Sudan has begun producing oxygen following the successful installation of the country's first oxygen plant at Juba Teaching Hospital, set up with funding from the African Development Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: EU and WHO Set Up a Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory for the Detection of Covid-19
[WHO-AFRO] The European Union (EU) and WHO establishes molecular diagnostic laboratory in Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal State to increase testing capacity for COVID-19 and other high-threat infectious diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"I don't think marijuana counts as a drug": drug & alcohol use amongst South Sudanese youth in Australia - Pittaway T, Dantas JAR.
AIMS: To understand alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and its impact among South Sudanese youth in Melbourne, Australia. METHODS: This qualitative exploratory study was underpinned by the psychosocial conceptual framework. We undertook semi-structur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sudan: Health Ministry - 'Covid Vaccines Now Available in All Sudan States'
[Radio Dabanga] Dongola / Khartoum -- While Sudan continues to register cases of COVID-19, Ismail El Adani, Director of the Immunisation Department at the Federal Ministry of Health, said that the AstraZeneca and Johnson vaccines are available in all states and that the Sinopharm vaccine is available in the states of El Gezira and Khartoum. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Innovative Use of World ’s First Malaria Vaccine Generates Remarkable Results and a Life-Saving Opportunity
Malaria still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. RTS,S is the first malaria vaccine shown to reduce malaria and life-threatening severe malaria in young children. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPSBy Kesete AdmasuSep 1 2021 (IPS) In the midst of the tragedy and turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s gratifying to see work continuing in Africa to find new ways of fighting malaria, a very old disease that has been a formidable foe for thousands of years and still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. Scientists from the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kesete Admasu Tags: Africa Headlines Health Malaria Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sudan: Prof. Alsheikh Mahjoub - the Medic Who Overwhelmed Horrific Mycetoma Disease
[SudaNow] Khartoum -- Professor Alsheikh Mahjoub is a towering Sudanese personality with spectacular achievements in the service of humanity in the domains of scientific and academic research. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Afrobasket2021 - Cameroon-South Sudan Game Canceled Due to Covid-19 Protocols
[New Times] FIBA has canceled the game between Cameroon and South Sudan that was scheduled to take place today, August 25. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: New Sudan Covid-19 Travel Rules - No Extra Restrictions for Passengers From India
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Sudan will no longer restrict travel from India as COVID-19 cases in the South Asian country are decreasing. Instead, all travellers need to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test. These rules were presented in a new bulletin issued by the Civil Aviation Authority on the basis of recommendations by the Sudanese Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Tests Covid-19 Cases On Delta Variant, Continues Vaccinations
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Sudanese Ministry of Health yesterday announced that 29 new coronavirus infections were recorded on Monday, including eight asymptomatic cases among travellers. The Ministry has sent COVID-19 samples abroad to be tested on variants of the virus. At least 575,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses are expected to arrive this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: MSF Starts Measles Vaccination Campaign in Darfur's Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -- M édecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) last week launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign to contain a rapidly growing number of cases in Jebel Marra in Darfur. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vaccine hesitancy is a symptom of people ’s broken relationship with the state | Nesrine Malik
From Khartoum to Kansas, vaccine conspiracy theorists have one thing in common: they have lost their faith in governmentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s hard to explain what it feels like when someone you thought you knew intimately starts to repeat conspiracy theories about the pandemic and vaccines. You don’t really grasp what’s happening immediately: it’s too vast and jarring a realisation to gulp down in one go. So you go through phas es. First you clutch at straws. Perhaps it’s a bad joke, or they didn’t really mean it, or they’re just mi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nesrine Malik Tags: Health Vaccines and immunisation Protest UK news Coronavirus Sudan Media Africa Science World news Source Type: news

Sudan: Covid-19 Update Sudan - More Vaccines to Arrive
[Radio Dabanga] Dongola / Port Sudan / Wad Madani -- Nine new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Sudan's Northern State whilst positive cases decreased in the Red Sea state. Vaccination rates have gone up in the state and the Red Sea state's minister of health confirmed that new doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine should arrive in the next few days. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - August 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Murder (infanticide) in post-partum depression: the case of Akon Guode - Briggs J, Scott R.
In 2015, 35-year-old Sudanese refugee Akon Guode had post-traumatic stress disorder and a post-partum depression when she drove her vehicle into a lake in a murder (infanticide, filicide)-suicide attempt. In 2017, Ms Guode pleaded guilty to two counts of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

South Sudan: Ensuring Access to Healthcare Services in Hard-to-Reach Areas of South Sudan
[WHO-AFRO] As a team of health workers from the State Ministry of Health in Western Equatoria and WHO arrived in Nadiangere village of Western Equatoria in June 2021, they were welcomed by cheering residents who gathered at Nadiangere Primary Health Care Unit. The team was distributing medicine and supplies delivered by WHO to a population that had been cut off from vital healthcare services for the last five years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

We Were Born to Do This!
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Aug 9 2021 (IPS) The first time I visited South Sudan in 2004 – prior to its independence – I travelled across the entire the country which was then a region devastated by man’s inhumanity to man. Although South Sudan is slightly larger than France, I could find only one concrete school building in Rumbek. Yasmine SherifMillions were impacted by the twenty-year civil war and decades of marginalization, and far too many children and their families were internally displaced or had fled the country as refugees to Kenya. Conflict, ex...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change COVID-19 Crime & Justice Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Source Type: news

ECW Interviews the Honourable Awut Deng Acuil, Minister of General Education and Instruction for South Sudan
By External SourceAug 6 2021 (IPS-Partners) Awut Deng Acuil is the first female Minister of Education for South Sudan, and only the second person to serve as Minister of Education for her country – which became independent country in 2011. Prior to this role, Minister Acuil was the first woman to serve as the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Recently, Minister Acuil made history as the first women to lead a South Sudan university when she was appointed head of council at the University of Bahr El-Ghazal. Since 2005, Minister Acuil has served as Presidential Advisor on Gender...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

As Ethiopia ’s Civil War Rages, Bodies Float Downriver Into Sudan
The disfigured bodies are the latest indication of atrocities as the conflict over the Tigray region spreads to other parts of Ethiopia... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Cautious Optimism in Port Sudan As Spike in Covid-19 Cases Wanes
[Ayin English] The number of registered Covid-19 cases in Port Sudan, Red Seat State, declined in late July, says Dr. Alam al-Huda Abu-Keleb, Director of the Quarantine Administration and Epidemics Control Unit in the Federal Ministry. From mid-June into the third week of July this year, citizens of Port Sudan were burying 40 - 50 of their loved ones daily due to the pandemic. This figure decreased by nearly a half in the past week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: New HIV Treatment Starts in Sudan
[SudaNow] Khartoum -- The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have commenced the roll-out of a new HIV treatment in Sudan, supported by the Global Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Community perceptions of the impact of war on unintended pregnancy and induced abortion in protection of civilian sites in Juba, South Sudan - Casey SE, Isa GP, Isumbisho Mazambi E, Giuffrida MM, Jayne Kulkarni M, Perera SM.
Conflict and mass displacement into Protection of Civilian (POCs) sites in South Sudan led to the breakdown of community and family structures, increasing women and girls' vulnerability to gender-based violence and exacerbating already poor sexual and repr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan's Covid-19 Pandemic in Cartoons By Omar Dafallah
[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world and brought societies to a standstill as the virus spread across the globe, but vaccines and testing resources have not been spread out as equally. From the first outbreak to the third wave and the vaccine roll-out, the sharp-witted and often barbed pen of Radio Dabanga's resident cartoonist, Omar Dafallah, has documented not only Sudan's struggle with COVID-19 so far, but also clearly reflected on the pandemic and the world's response in a global context (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Rising Covid Cases in Port Sudan Could Be Caused By Delta Variant
[VOA] Khartoum -- Health authorities in Sudan's Red Sea state town of Port Sudan say they have seen a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in recent days and suspect the rise is due to the highly contagious delta variant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Health Minister Calls for Better Precautions As Covid-19 Cases Rise in Khartoum, Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Port Sudan -- Minister of Health, Dr Omar El Najeeb, has announced increases in rates of COVID-19 infection in Khartoum and Red Sea states, and urged adherence to health precautions. He also confirmed cases of hepatitis among refugees in El Gedaref. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Domestic violence, forced marriage, have risen in Sudan: UN-backed study
Deteriorating economic conditions since 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have fuelled an increase in domestic violence and forced marriage in Sudan, a UN-backed study has revealed.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan's Covid-19 Response Chief Calls On Media to 'Quell False Vaccine Rumours'
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Member of Sudan's Sovereignty Council and alternate chair of the Supreme Committee for Health Emergencies, Prof Siddig Tawir, says that there has been "deliberate misinformation spread by some circles," which he did not name, from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and urged media and reporters to continue the struggle against misleading rumours about COVID vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Govt to Soon Run Out of Covid Jabs Just Months After Giving Away 72,000 Doses
[East African] Juba -- South Sudan will soon run out of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines just two months after initiating a return of 72,000 doses, according to its health authorities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Govt to Run Out of Covid-19 Jabs Soon - Just Months After Giving Away 72,000 Doses
[East African] Juba -- South Sudan will soon run out of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines just two months after initiating a return of 72,000 doses, according to its health authorities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

“If Only the Fighting Would Stop “ A Sudanese Woman’s Wish
Roda tries to salvage usable items from the debris of her teashop which was destroyed by fighting in Gumuruk last May. Credit: WFP/Marwa AwadBy Marwa AwadGUMURUK, South Sudan, Jul 13 2021 (IPS) With her bare hands, Roda clears debris and forages scraps from her wrecked teashop after attackers scorched Gumuruk, a town in the Greater Jonglei region where conflict frequently disrupts daily life and stifles progress. The 36-year-old mother of six is just one of countless South Sudanese stuck in a tiring cycle of destruction and rebuilding. Roda’s teashop is — or was — situated in the heart of a local market ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marwa Awad Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

South Sudan: Govt Cancels Independence Celebrations Due to Covid-19 Fears
[East African] South Sudan's Council of Ministers has resolved that there will be no official celebrations for the country's 10th independence anniversary on Friday over fear of coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt, Sudan Discuss Cooperation in Health Sector
[Egypt Online] Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said on Wednesday 7/7/2021that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is keen on offering medical support to Sudan for enhancing the health care system in the sisterly country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Health Care Remains Inadequate, Officials Say
[VOA] This is one in a series of stories marking 10 years of South Sudan's independence. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Does a New ‘Gold Standard’ Really Protect Miners?
A 15-year-old boy working alongside a teenage girl at an artisanal and small-scale mine in Odahu, Amansie West district, Ghana. Credit: Juliane Kippenberg/Human Rights WatchBy Juliane KippenbergBERLIN, Jun 29 2021 (IPS) Many products these days come with the promise that workers and communities all along their supply line  are protected from abuse  under a particular standard or code of conduct. Since the United Nations adopted the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights a decade ago, a plethora of such certification systems have emerged, including for  mining  and connected industries ranging ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliane Kippenberg Tags: Global Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Natural Resources Source Type: news

South Sudan: S. Sudan Footballers Test Positive for Covid-19 Ahead of Arab Cup Games
[East African] At least eight football players in South Sudan's national tested positive for Covid-19 at the weekend, ahead of their FIFA Arab Cup Tournament, the country's football association said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news