The Future of HIV Care in South Sudan Starts Here
By Anne Kinuthia, Country director, South Sudan ; Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth InternationalFebruary 10, 2020What does it take to get results in a warzone?In South Sudan, it takes creativity and tenacity—whether you’re working to end an HIV epidemic, or get health services to children, or simply deliver supplies to a clinic.This is the world’s youngest country. In 2013, just two years after it split from Sudan, South Sudan fell into a civil war that hasn’t really ended yet. Around 4.3 million people have been displaced because of the violence, according to theUN Refugee ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Human Resources Management Policy Advocacy IntraHealth ' s 40th Anniversary Health Financing Measurement and Evaluation Health in Conflict Social Services Youth Nurses Source Type: news

UNFPA Highlights Need to Address Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women in Crisis Areas
The $683 million will be used for efforts towards women’s reproductive and sexual health rights across 57 countries, of which about $300 million will be directed towards UNFPA’s projects in Arab state regions, including countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Somalia. Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2020 (IPS) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $683million in their mission to address sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in conflict areas in the world.  At the Humanitarian Action Overview 2020, launched on Thurs...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Armed Conflicts Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Sexual and Reproductiv Source Type: news

' Fragile' Africa Prepares for High Risk of Coronavirus Spread'Fragile' Africa Prepares for High Risk of Coronavirus Spread
An isolation ward stands ready at a hospital in Khartoum, Sudan. Laboratories in Senegal and Madagascar have the testing equipment they need. Passengers arriving at airports in Gambia, Cameroon and Guinea are being screened for fever and other viral symptoms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Pregnant women, survivors of violence at risk in West Darfur clashes
KHARTOUM/EL GENEINA, Sudan – Deadly clashes in West Darfur have uprooted tens of thousands of people from their homes. Reliable sources indicate thatwidespread gender-based violence is taking place,  including alleged gang rapes, physical assault, harassment and sexual humiliation. Among those displaced are thousands of pregnant women requiring urgent access to maternal health care, including safe delivery services.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Launches a Nationwide Campaign to Protect 2.5 Million Children Against Measles
[WHO] South Sudan launches a nationwide campaign to protect 2.5 million children against measles (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: UN official welcomes release of women and children abducted by armed group
The expert leading UN efforts to stamp out sexual violence committed during wartime has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children by an armed group in South Sudan.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

' Dr Tom,' Only Surgeon for 1.3M People in Sudan, Wins Award'Dr Tom,' Only Surgeon for 1.3M People in Sudan, Wins Award
Dr Tom Catena has practiced in Africa for 20 years. Last week, the Duke Medical School graduate was honored with $500,000, the world's largest global missionary award.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

' Dr Tom,' Only Surgeon for 1.3M People in Sudan Region, Wins Award'Dr Tom,' Only Surgeon for 1.3M People in Sudan Region, Wins Award
Dr Tom Catena has practiced in Africa for 20 years. Last week, the Duke Medical School graduate was honored with $500,000, the world's largest global missionary award.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

First-ever experimental Sudan virus specific antibody treatment protects animals
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Army scientists working with partners from industry and academia have developed an experimental treatment that protects animals from Sudan virus, which is closely related to Ebola. Their work is published online today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Sudan: Two Suspected Cases of Coronavirus in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Health says that two people suspected of being infected by the coronavirus, have been identified by monitors at Khartoum airport. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Embassy to China - No Case of Suspected Case of Coronavirus Recorded Among Sudanese Commity
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan Embassy in Beijing affirmed that no case or suspected case of infection with the new Coronavirus was recorded among memberd of the Sudanese community and students in China. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Citizens in China Safe, None Infected With Coronavirus - Embassy
[East African] South Sudanese in Wuhan and Yichang cities in China are safe and so far none has been infected by the deadly coronavirus, the Embassy in China has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Has coronavirus reached AFRICA? Sudan reports two suspected cases
Two citizens of Sudan are being monitored after displaying symptoms of the virus following a visit to Wuhan, local reports say. Officials in Equatorial Guinea have quarantined four travellers from China. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Toxic Waste Found Near Sudan Residential Area
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The Sudan Ministry of Health has confirmed that a container of illegally dumped hazardous radioactive medical waste has been found near to a residential area west of Omdurman, Sudan's second city, north-west of Khartoum on the western bank of the Nile. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: No Coronavirus Infection Registered in Sudanese Communities - Foreign Ministry
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that it has not registered until now any coronavirus infection in Sudanese communities in China. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Ministry of Health's Preparations for Coronavirus
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan started implementing a plan to prevent the leakage of the Coronavirus hit the Republic of China since Thursday morning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

43 flights, over 9000 passengers screened for novel coronavirus, no cases found: Health Secy
A total of 43 flights and 9,156 passengers were screened for novel coronavirus till Tuesday at the seven identified airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said on Wednesday. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Data-Driven Strategies and Creative Approaches to Addressing HIV Get Results in South Sudan
January 21, 2020As the number of new HIV infectionsrises in South Sudan and the country struggles to provide high-quality health care during an ongoing civil war,IntraHealth International is partnering with the Ministry of Health and health workers to make better care available to more people.In 2018, only 24% of people living with HIV in South Sudan knew their status and only 16% of people living with HIV were on treatment,according to UNAIDS. The epidemic is concentrated among certain groups that face barriers to health care and higher risks of infection, especially female sex workers, orphans, and vulnerable children. T...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: South Sudan HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Digital Health Human Resources Management Health in Conflict Social Services Source Type: news

Sudan: Martyr, Dr. Babikir Abdelhameed Is Commemorated
[SudaNow] The Central Committee of the Sudanese Medical Doctors has designated the 17th of January as an annual day for the Sudanese physicians in commemoration of Martyr, Dr. Babikir Abdelhameed who was shot dead in cold blood while dispensing his medical duty treating demonstrators during the December 2018 Revolution that saw the downfall of dictator Omar Albashir's regime. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Training Course On Plan and Drinking Water Safety Launches in Al - Fashir
[SNA] Al- Fashir -Training course was launched Sunday at AL Adwa AL Gurmuzia Hall in AL -Fashir the capital of North Darfur State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Fever Claims Two Lives in Sudan's Red Sea State
[Radio Dabanga] Haya / Agig -Two people have died, and hundreds of cattle have been struck by a fever - suspected to be a strain of malaria - in Sudan's Red Sea state, local representatives report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Lives of traumatized, displaced women in West Darfur under threat
Ongoing instability in Sudan’s West Darfur region has left the lives, health and safety of thousands of women hanging in the balance, according to the  United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Starvation Stalks Counties Cut Off by Floods, Insecurity
[VOA] In many homes around Jebel Boma County, dinner consists of bitter-tasting leaves that can be picked off the bushes outside. The leaves are neither filling nor nutritious, but in South Sudan's Jebel Boma and Pochalla counties, there's not much else to eat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Decision Relieving Director of Northern State's Ministry of Health Issued
[SNA] Dongola -The Wali (governor) of the Northern State, Maj. Gen. Mohamed Mohamed Al-Hassan Al-Saouri, has issued a decision relieving Dr. Mohamed Hussein Abdul-Gadir from the position of the General Director of the state's Ministry of Health and Social Development, in response to his resignation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: Syria, polio, DR Congo, Sudan updates, and - celebrating stolen art
Tuesday’s top stories include: A “daily nightmare” in Syria’s Idlib; polio remains an international health emergency; Guterres extends condolences as Australia bushfires continue; measles in DR Congo; clashes in Darfur displace thousands; and a celebration of stolen art. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: Syria, polio, DR Congo, Sudan updates, and, the art of stealing
Tuesday’s top stories include: A “daily nightmare” in Syria’s Idlib; polio remains an international health emergency; Guterres extends condolences as Australia bushfires continue; measles in DR Congo; clashes in Darfur displace thousands; and a celebration of stolen art. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Medical Activities in Yida Are Handed Over
[MSF] Yida/Juba - After actively responding to the medical needs of people in and around Yida, northern South Sudan, for the last eight years, M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has handed over the project in Yida - where MSF has been supporting the outpatient department of the Yida Primary Health Care Center - to the Ministry of Health (MoH) and its partners on 31 December. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Sudan Free of Dengue, Chikungunya' - Minister
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Sudan's Ministry of Health has declared that the country is free of dengue and Chikungunya for the first time since August 2019. The International Epidemiological Office of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has declared that livestock is also free of epidemic diseases in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Diphtheria Spreads in South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Sunta -The residents of El Sunta locality in South Darfur complain of the spread of diseases, especially diphtheria. They lament the lack of health services and medical personnel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Oral Vaccine, Quicker Response Reduce Cholera Cases - WHO
[East African] Africa's cholera cases in 2018 reduced by a commendable 37 per cent from more than 165,000 to 120,652 cases, partly due to containing a protracted outbreak in Somalia and South Sudan, as well as reducing cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports the World Health Organisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Researching violence against women and girls in South Sudan: ethical and safety considerations and strategies - Contreras-Urbina M, Blackwell A, Murphy M, Ellsberg M.
BACKGROUND: Globally, it is estimated that at least one out of every three women experiences violence by an intimate partner and/or non-partner throughout their lifetime. Women and girls are at even higher risk of violence in conflict and humanitarian cris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sudan: Dengue Fever Still On the Rise
[Radio Dabanga] East Sudan -The number of reported cases of Dengue fever continues to increase in Sudan, especially in Red Sea state. On Thursday, one person died, and 21 cases of infection were confirmed in Kassala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Malaria Breached Epidemic Threshold in 2019
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -More than 1.8 million cases of malaria were reported from across Sudan so far in 2019, a sharp increase compared to previous years, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Thursday. Cases of diphtheria, dengue fever, rift valley fever, chikungunya, and cholera continue to be recorded across the country, according to the Sudanese Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: WHO Takes Health Care Services Directly to Flood-Affected Communities in Mayom County
[WHO] "The recent flooding has made access to healthcare difficult from our village to Mankien town as we have been cut off because of the devastating floods", said Mrs Angelina Nyapiny Ter, a 68-year-old woman from Pibor village. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Unidentified Fever Strikes Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -25 patients with an as yet unidentified fever were transferred from the Red Sea state area of Hoshiri to the Port Sudan Teaching Hospital between Friday and Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Dengue Fever Declining in Eastern Sudan's Kassala
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Dengue fever rates in Kassala last week recorded a marked decline, ranging from 36 to 90 cases per day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Medics to Offer Free Treatment in South Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday, a large medical convoy left the Sudanese capital, heading to the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan where it will offer free treatment to the victims of war in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Dengue Fever Declining in Eastern Sudan's Kassala
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Dengue fever rates in Kassala last week recorded a marked decline, ranging from 36 to 90 cases per day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Anti-Polio Eradication Campaign Launched in W. Kordofan
[SNA] Al-Fula -The partial campaign of vaccination against polio and Vitamin(A) deficiency was launched Monday allover localities of West Kordofan State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - December 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Manis Rest Assured On Blue Nile Wali's Health
[SNA] Khartoum -Plenipotentiary Prime Minister Omar Bashir Manis made telephone call Monday morning with Blue Nile caretaker Wali (governor) Maj Gen Yasin Ibrahim to rest assured on his health and his accompanied delegation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Midwives Told to Stop Genital Mutilation On Mothers After Birth
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Sudanese midwives must stop performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on new mothers, health experts said on Thursday, adding that it was undermining broader efforts to wipe out the internationally condemned practice. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Midwives Told to Stop Genital Mutilation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Sudanese midwives must stop performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on new mothers, health experts said on Thursday, adding that it was undermining broader efforts to wipe out the internationally condemned practice. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 29, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sudan: Dengue Fever Outbreak Shuts Sudan University
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -In eastern Sudan, the University of Kassala announced the suspension of study and evaluations, owing to the spread of dengue fever in the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Five Hurdles to Localizing Global Development —and How NGOs Can Help Overcome Them
By Pape Amadou Gaye, President and Chief Executive OfficerNovember 27, 2019Just 20 years ago, we could hardly imagine an AIDS-free generation. And the idea that poor countries would no longer rely on foreign aid to care for their people was inconceivable.But today, I believe both are in sight.The entire field of global health and development is shifting. Major funders, such as the U.S. government, are pushing ahead with an approach called localization, wherein countries manage their own foreign aid, mobilize their own public and private revenues, and eventually become self-reliant.This is what so many of us in nongo...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Leadership and Governance Policy & Advocacy Source Type: news

IntraHealth and PEPFAR Partnership Means HIV Services for Millions
November 26, 2019Thanks to IntraHealth International’s longstanding partnership with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, millions of people across the globe have received lifesaving services for HIV prevention, care, and treatment.Our PEPFAR-funded programs span Central America and Africa, and range from preservice education for health workers to voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV, which reduces men’s risk of acquiring HIV through heterosexual intercourseby around 60%. With support from PEPFAR, we’ve worked with local partners, health workers, and minis...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Source Type: news

Statistics and Stories – Time to Change the Refugee Narrative?
Rohingya refugees carry blankets at a camp in Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPSBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Nov 25 2019 (IPS) Statistics and stories. When aid agencies appeal for funding to tackle the latest refugee crisis and journalists do their reporting, then these are the two narratives most chosen — one impersonal and the other upfront and individual. The sheer numbers can feel overwhelming. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says more than 70 million people are currently displaced by conflict, the most since the Second World War. Among them are nearly 26 million who have fled their countries (over half under the age...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Peer Navigators Help Connect Thousands to HIV Care and Treatment Services in South Sudan
November 25, 2019IntraHealth’s work on theEvidence to Action for Strengthened Reproductive Health for Women and Girls (E2A) Key Populations HIV Activity in South Sudan provides HIV prevention and treatment services for female sex workers and other priority populations, including their clients.This year, the project has served over 7,500 people in Juba, Nimule, and Yambio with HIV prevention information and commodities, HIV testing, and linkage to HIV treatment services, sexually transmitted infections screening and treatment, and family planning.“The collaboration with the E2A Project has made work very simple ...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: South Sudan Evidence to Action (E2A) Project HIV & AIDS Community Engagement World AIDS Day Source Type: news

Sudan: OCHA Sudan Sitrep - Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Health has announced an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in the country. RVF task force committees have been activated in the most affected states of Red Sea and River Nile. Prices of locally grown stable foods began to decline with the start of the harvest in October, while prices of imported wheat increased, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest Situation Report on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stand against rape and gender-based violence, UNFPA and partners urge
UNITED NATIONS, New York –“While I was in the office, they brought me a survivor,” Dr. Joseph Johnson, a gynaecologist in northwest South Sudan, recently recalled. “They told me she was raped by her own boyfriend.”The woman had been brutally beaten  and required urgent medical attention. “It was serious,” Dr. Johnson told UNFPA. “Her life was now in danger. We needed to do an urgent operation.”Cases like this one are horrific – and they are all too common. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news