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Millions of children's lives hang in the balance as South Sudan conflict grinds on – UNICEF chief
Following a two-day visit to conflict-ravaged South Sudan, where a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death, the head of the United Nations children's agency has said only an end to hostilities can bring back hope and safety to the children and young people there. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wastewater Treatment Plants in Rapid Mass Displacement Situations
Governance and Social Development Resource Centre. 11/07/2017 This 15-page rapid review report has identified the wastewater treatment plant options used in emergency settings, with decentralized wastewater treatment systems and mobile wastewater treatment units performing most effectively and with minimal costs. Examples are taken from refugee camps and internally displaced people settlements due to the Iraq war, the Israeli-Palestine conflict, and the civil wars in Syria and Sudan. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Botswana:Public Advised to Take Necessary Precautions
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Cholera outbreaks have been reported in East and Central African countries including Malawi,Kenya,Sudan,Mozambique,Tanzania and Angola and Zambia declared Cholera outbreak last year on the 12th October 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Red Cross Aid Returns to Darfur, Starts in South Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Red Cross will increase its field assistance in the Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where it was suspended from by the Sudanese government for years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Three Die in South Sudan in Mystery Outbreak - WHO Three Die in South Sudan in Mystery Outbreak - WHO
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

South Sudan:The Struggle to Survive South Sudan's Hunger Season
[IRIN] Aweil -Part of an in-depth series looking at the enormous scale and range of food crises around the globe heading into 2018 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NPR: A "Runaway Bag" For Health Care When People Are Fleeing
In the NewsNPR: A"Runaway Bag" For Health Care When People Are FleeingJanuary 05, 2018Ana Santos, head of MSF's displacement unit, talks about employing "runaway bags" in South Sudan. These bags are carried by MSF staff traveling with people fleeing conflict and allows them to provide basic medical care while on the run.  View External Media.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Sudan:Triplets Named After Turkish President
[SudaNow] NOTE: The following item was first published in Sudanow on 2nd July 2017 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'That thing of human rights': discourse, emergency assistance, and sexual violence in South Sudan's current civil war - Luedke AE, Logan HF.
One of the most widely covered aspects of the current conflict in South Sudan has been the use sexual violence by rival factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and other armed groups. While this has had the positive effect of ensur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sudan:President Al-Bashir Chairs Meeting for Discussing Medicines' Situation
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has called for expanding the finance resources for the National Medical Supply Fund to provide free of charge and subsidized medicines to the citizens all over Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Dozens of Dengue Fever Cases Across Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Sudanese Ministry of Health has recently reported an increase in the number of suspected dengue fever cases during the period between 2 October and 8 December. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Doctors On Strike in South Darfur's Nyala Teaching Hospital
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Doctors at the Nyala Teaching Hospital in the capital of South Darfur embarked on an open-ended strike on Thursday, in protest against the delay of their dues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Clinical outreach refresher trainings in crisis settings (S-CORT): clinical management of sexual violence survivors and manual vacuum aspiration in Burkina Faso, Nepal, and South Sudan - Tran NT, Harker K, Yameogo WME, Kouanda S, Millogo T, Menna ED, Lohani JR, Maharjan O, Beda SJ, Odinga EA, Ouattara A, Ouedraogo C, Greer A, Krause S.
During the early humanitarian response to a crisis, there is limited time to train health providers in the life-saving clinical services of the Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health. The Training Partnership Initiative of the Inte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sudan:Sinnar Health Ministry, UNICEF Organize Nutrition Support Program
[SNA] Sinnja -The health ministry of Sinnar state and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) organized the program for the support of nutrition issues in Um Shouka area in sinnja locality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Parliamentary Health Committee Predicts 'Impending Disaster' As Medicine Prices Soar
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The health committee of the Sudanese Parliament expects an 'impending disaster in the pharmaceutical sector' and announced that foreign companies have stopped supplying medical supplies and lifesaving and chronic disease medicines because of the accumulation of debts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:The Mahreeb - Natural Treatment for Gallstones
[SudaNow] Ehsan Mohammed Ali, was a high school student in Rosiers town of Sudan's Blue Nile State. It was at the school day time that she began suffering from acute colic. When taken to hospital for medical checkup, and upon diagnosis, doctors discovered gallstones within and outside her urinary tracks. A surgical intervention was required, including a surgery or a lithotripsy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan:More Diarrhoea Cases Among Children in Camp
[Radio Dabanga] Unity -Dozens of children suffered from diarrhoea in Yida refugee camp in South Sudan's Unity state this week. A medical source reported to Radio Dabanga that the camp has witnessed an outbreak of diarrhoea, mainly among children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Deadly Drink Kills At Least Ten, Blinds Two in East Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] ED Daein -At least ten patients have died after drinking locally produced wine, while several people are being treated in a dialysis center in Khor Omar neighbourhood in Ed Daein, East Darfur. Others became blind. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Sorghum, Sudan's Staple Food of All Times
[SudaNow] Sorghum has always been closely associated with the culture of the Sudan. Sorghum, as a basic element in the nutrition of Sudanese, has a lofty record in the daily life, traditions and beliefs of the people of this country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Health Ministry - 'Hepatitis B Spreading Rapidly in Khartoum State'
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum State -Hepatitis B is spreading rapidly in Sudan's Khartoum state, according to a statement by state's Ministry of Health. Sufferers, including both Sudanese and foreigners, are unable to work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:West Darfur State Discusses Health Issues in Areas Supported By JICA
[SNA] Al- Geniena -The Minister of Health of west Darfur state held, Thursday, the city meeting concerned with the communities supported by the Japanese International Agency for Cooperation, in Seriba, Tanjaki, Abu Srouj, Kouma, and Bier Saleba. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Children are the face of conflict-fuelled humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan – UNICEF
South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that“anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.” (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - December 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Report - 'High Incidence of Heart Disease Among Children in Rural Sudan'
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Up to two per cent of children in Sudan's rural areas suffer from heart disease, especially in Darfur, according to a new specialist report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan seeks a science revival
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - December 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nordling, L. Tags: Scientific Community, Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news

Sudan:First Lady Emphasizes State's Commitment to Combat Aids
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Lady, Wife of the President of the Republic, Widad Babkir, has emphasized the state's commitment to combat AIDS, and its keenness on the partnerships, tight coordination, and the activation of continuous response to the combating activities, announcing the inauguration of the AIDS integrated treatment center in Omdurman in the advent of New Year. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan:Two Children Die of Scorpion Sting in Sudan's River Nile
[Radio Dabanga] El Manaseer -Two children died of scorpion stings in El Manaseer in River Nile state. Local community leaders pointed out that there have been more scorpions to the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Pharmacists Warn for Medicine Scarcity in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -While medicine prices increase, some life-saving medicines have become scarce in Khartoum and other states. Patients and their attendants complained that medicines have become unaffordable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudanese asylum seeker swallows ballpoint pen in protest
The 27-year-old, whose identity is unknown, was threatened with being sent back to South Sudan, the war-torn nation in Africa. He was treated at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in Newport. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:Thousands of Pregnant Women Screened for HIV/Aids in Sudan Capital
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Ministry of Health of Khartoum has announced that it has screened thousands of pregnant women for HIV/AIDS this year. Dozens of bogus doctors have also been arrested. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan:Khartoum Ministry of Health Announces Aids Voluntary Check
[SNA] Khartoum -The Khartoum State Ministry of Health has announced that the medical check it administered on over 7475 persons along with similar medical check on persons with Tuberculosis, have shown that some 16 out of the total are HIV/AIDS virus carriers. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 7, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan:WHO - No Paralysis Cases Registered Since 2009
[SNA] Medeni -The head of the team for the campaign of the External Review of Acute Paralysis launched Wednesday, in al-Gazira state, Gwenver Hor, underlined that the Sudan has not registered any case of Acute Paralysis since 2009. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:WB Initiates Implementation of Nomads Feeding Project
[SNA] Khartoum -The World Bank has started implementation of its feeding and development programme for nomads in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Bringing HIV treatment to Conflict Areas
A “Test and Treat” pilot project in Yambio gives people access to lifesaving HIV care. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

South Sudan: Treating HIV-Positive People Affected by Conflict
Field newsSouth Sudan: Treating HIV-Positive People Affected by ConflictDecember 01, 2017For many people in rural South Sudan, HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART) is nearly impossible to obtain, partly because war has forced many to flee to isolated locations where treatment options are limited or nonexistent. But in Yambio County —in the southwest—things are different as a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) pilot project is providing same-day care to many people living with HIV. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

South Sudan:Delivering HIV Treatment to Conflict Areas
[MSF] For people in rural South Sudan, HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART) can be nearly impossible to obtain. Moving between villages is extremely difficult and the war has forced many to flee to isolated locations. But in Yambio County (southwest of the country), things are different. Mobile and same day testing and treatment, provided by M édecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is improving the lives of people coping with HIV. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 1, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Six ‘Signature Solutions’ – New Development Plan for a New Era
The UN flag. Credit: Sriyantha Walpola/IPSBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 30 2017 (IPS)While the top priority of any development strategy is still the same – to leave no one behind – the new challenges that have emerged show the need to adapt the actions necessary to face them. This appears to be the key rationale behind the new 21 century development plan, which identifies six “signature solutions” against which the UN development agency will align its resources and expertise to make a real impact on poverty, governance, energy access, gender equality, resilience and environmental sustainability.“Thi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sudan:New Cholera Cases Emerge in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Despite reports of the cholera epidemic abating in Sudan, medical sources continue to note the emergence of new cases of cholera in Port Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Doctor Sharfi's Initiatives in Psychotherapy, Childcare
[SudaNow] Psychotherapy Consultant Dr. Mua'az Sharfi has for a long time been leading noteworthy initiatives in the domain of psychotherapy and the rehabilitation of persons with mental disorders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:'Khartoum Fruit and Veg Contaminated' - Auditor-General
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's Auditor-General El Tahir Abdelgayoum has revealed that vegetables and fruit in Khartoum state have been exposed to pollution due to excessive use of fertilisers, pesticides, and unsafe supply of products. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa:Germany to Give Billions for EAC Schemes
[Daily News] OVER 95bn/- will be invested in a project for undertaking vaccination programmes in East Africa as well as supporting students from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and South-Sudan on various scholarship programmes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Health Ministry - Malaria Parasite Rife Across Sudan - Central Darfur Hardest Hit
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the high prevalence in all states of Sudan of the Plasmodium vivax parasite which causes malaria, and estimates that that 15 per cent of the population are infected with the parasite - more than 20 per cent in Central Darfur. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Carter Organization Inspects Training Programs of Health Cadre in Al - Gazira
[SNA] Medani -The General Director of the Health Ministry of al - Gazira state, Widad Yousif, met Monday at her office the delegation of the initiative of Carter Center for training, led by dr. al- Tayeb al- Musalami. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:'New Cholera Cases in Sudan's Sennar but Epidemic Abating' - Doctor
[Radio Dabanga] Singa -One person died and 15 others reportedly infected with cholera in Singa in Sudan's Sennar state last week, however the area is seeing a general decrease in cases. A medical source told Radio Dabanga that by Sunday, the isolation centre at Singa Hospital received about 15 cases from in and around Senga. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Almolaytah - Food, Beverage and Medicine All in One Parcel
[SudaNow] The use of al-molaytah herb varies from one region to another in Sudan. But all Sudanese agree on the consumption of al-molaytah as a food and a medicine for certain ailments. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Red Sea Hospital Reports New 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases
[Radio Dabanga] Tokar -A health source in Red Sea state reported that nine cases of "acute watery diarrhoea" are being treated in the hospital in Tokar on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Dispute Between West Darfur Hospital and Striking Interns
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Interns at hospitals in West Darfur started an open-ended strike on Wednesday against the monthly incentive of SDG1,000 ($149) instead of double. The interns risk being dismissed as the hospital claims the amount is appropriate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:President Al-Bashir Inaugurates Signing of Contracts for Rehabilitation of 17 Hospitals
[SNA] Medani -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Thursday attended in Medani city, in the context of his visit to Gezira State, the signing of a number of contracts for rehabilitation and maintenance of 17 rural hospitals in Gezira State at the cost of 80 million pounds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news