Sudan: Nearly Six Million Sudanese in Need of Food Aid
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -While the Transitional Military Council and the Alliance of Freedom and Change are negotiating the near future of Sudan, close to six million people in Sudan are suffering from hunger. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors, Teachers On Strike in Blue Nile, West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin / El Geneina -Medical staff members of various hospitals in Ed Damazine and El Roseiris in Blue Nile state laid down their tools on Wednesday, in protest against the assault on doctors at Ed Damazin Royal Hospital earlier that day. Teachers in West Darfur say they will continue their strike until all their demands are met. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2018 a Year of Dangerous Attacks on Health Workers, Facilities
May 14, 2019 WashingtonThere were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports, and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the  Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the coalition reported 701 such instances.The coalition ’s sixth annual report documents attacks on vaccination workers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, midwives, community volunteers, drivers, and guards, in violation of international norms an...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Policy & Advocacy Source Type: news

Deaths, injuries and detentions during civil demonstrations in Sudan: a secondary data analysis - Dahab M, Abdelmagid N, Kodouda A, Checchi F.
BACKGROUND: Since December 2018, the latest wave of anti-government protests in Sudan has led to deaths, injuries and detentions. We estimated the number of people killed and described patterns of deaths, injuries and detentions up to 9 April 2019. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

South Sudan: The U.S. Ambassador to Juba and Minister of Health Visit Ebola Vaccination Site
[WHO] Juba, 8 May 2017 - Alice Baku (not real name) a clinician at the Juba teaching hospital said "I am glad I was vaccinated against Ebola Virus disease because prevention is better than cure" (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sennar Medical Lab Staff Call Strike
[Radio Dabanga] Sennar -Medical laboratory personnel working at the Hospital of Sennar in Sudan began a strike on Friday, demanding that management of the hospital to improve the working environment and the payment of financial dues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: No Cases of Meningitis at Sit-in Area, Doctor
[SNA] Khartoum -No any case of meningitis at sit-in area, doctor, Malik Mohamed Al-Tahir from one of field clinics at sit-in area told SUNA. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan Revises Its National Standard Treatment Guidelines to Improve Quality of Care At Community and Health Facility Levels
[WHO] 6 May 2019, Juba - In South Sudan, the health system faces growing health needs and limited resources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Khoujli Relieves General Director of Health Ministry
[SNA] Al- Fasher -the acting Wali (governor) of North Darfur state, Maj. Gen. Malik al- Tayeb Khoujli has issued a decision relieving the general director of the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Dr. Munir Mohamed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UToledo scholar awarded Fulbright to Sudan for next academic year
(University of Toledo) UToledo's Dr. Asma Abdel Halim will study the history of gender effects on Sudanese law, produce ideas for reform, and teach a class on gender and the law at her alma mater, the University of Khartoum. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving the Lives of Millions of Mothers and Children
A group of farmers attend a field day on diversification for improved productivity and nutrition. Experts have recognised the agricultural sector’s special role in mitigating child and maternal under-nutrition in vulnerable groups through the increased availability of diversified diets. Credit: Friday Phiri/IPS By Friday PhiriPEMBA, Zambia, Apr 26 2019 (IPS) It is slightly after 3pm on a hot Wednesday afternoon in Chipata district, eastern Zambia, and a group of women are gathering for a meeting. It is Elizabeth Tembo’s turn to stand amongst the other mothers like herself and share key lessons on nutrition. It...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Population Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Nut Source Type: news

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi
As an archaeologist, I ’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week asNotre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions of onlookers on the news, on social media and in front of television sets and phone screens on the streets of Nice, where I live. A part of France ’s national identity and an international symbol of Paris was collapsing before our eyes.This accidental burning of one of the most important French cultural and religious monuments struck a painful chord in just abo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Lamya Khalidi Tags: Archaeology Science Heritage Culture Notre Dame World news Yemen Middle East and North Africa Arms trade Source Type: news

Sudan: Anti-Measles Campaign in East Darfur Launched
[SNA] Al-Daein -The Extended Immunization Department at Ministry of Health and Social Development in East Darfur State launched at Al-Neem Health Center (B) Thursday a joint campaign for eradication of measles, VAD and polio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan measles outbreak raises questions about vaccines
as some children still fall ill (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse
Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades. A study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science found that in most poor countries, higher temperatures are more than 90% likely to have resulted in decreased economic output, compared to a world without global warming. Meanwhile, the effect has been less dramatic in wealthier nations—with some even potentially benefiting from higher temper...
Source: TIME: Science - April 23, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change Source Type: news

South Sudan: International Rescue Committee Urges New Approach to Malnutrition
[VOA] More than 750,000 South Sudanese children under age 5 are expected to face acute malnutrition this year, according to the International Rescue Committee. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: There's a Lot to Be Done to Address the Uncountable Health Needs
[MSF] After years of civil war in South Sudan, Africa's youngest country, is in a state of relative calm, but people's medical and humanitarian needs are still enormous, explains MSF medical coordinator Endashaw Mengistu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Measles Cases Are Still Rising in the U.S. But They ’re Even Higher Globally
The number of measles cases reported around the world has roughly tripled since last year, according to preliminary data from the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 112,000 measles cases in 170 countries have been reported to the WHO so far this year. By contrast, about 28,000 measles cases in 163 countries were reported at this time last year, the WHO says. There are likely many more cases that have gone unreported, the WHO says, but the data provides a good sense of global disease trends. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday also released updated figures for domestic cases of measles. Th...
Source: TIME: Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

In South Sudan, midwives bring down deaths despite the odds
In South Sudan, midwives sharply bring down maternal deaths despite immense odds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.K. government to roll out "Project Maggot": Unusual treatment will clean the wounds of people in war zones like Syria and Yemen
(Natural News) The U.K. is planning to send an odd but effective form of humanitarian aid to war-torn countries: Batches of sterile medical maggots that can naturally clean the wounds of patients by eliminating rotten flesh and sterilizing the wounded area. The maggots will be dispatched to South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and other countries that are currently undergoing civil war. Hundreds of people in those conflict... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Kibir Chairs Meeting of Board of Directors of Children Cancer Hospital
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Dr. Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, chaired Sunday at the Republican Palace the third meeting of the board of directors of the Children Cancer Hospital, which included representatives of the federal and state ministries of health, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Kiber Chairs Meeting of the Trustees of the Children's Cancer Hospital
[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Dr. Osman Mohammad Yousef Kiber chaired, Sunday, at the Republican Palace, the 3rd meeting of the Council of Trustees of the 7979 Children's Cancer Treatment Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese String Cheese
[SudaNow] String cheese refers to several different types of cheese where the manufacturing process aligns the proteins in the cheese, which makes it stringy. When mozzarella is heated to 60 °C and then stretched, the milk proteins line up. It is possible to peel strings or strips from the larger cheese. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Central Darfur Doctors Strike for Salary Payments
[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -Doctors and workers at the Teaching Hospital of Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, entered into a strike yesterday in protest against the non-payment of their salaries and the deterioration of services. ATMs are running low on cash. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Centrality of Protection in Humanitarian Action: GPC (Global Protection Cluster) 2018 Review
Source: Global Protection Cluster, Child Protection Working Group (CPWG). Published: 4/2019. The five country case studies selected for this 29-page humanitarian action review (Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ukraine, Whole of Syria, and Yemen) allow for more context-specific reflection and highlight particular issues around accountability, shrinking humanitarian space, localization, and the humanitarian-peace-development nexus. The document provides best practices and information about health care, health facilities, disease outbreaks, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for D...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctors and torture - Cotton M.
The letter from Sudan is apposite. It describes a current tragedy, that, like many others, is going on ‘under the radar’. Certain brave elements have tried to expose brutality by government forces, but the sad truth is that once a state institutiona... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Sudan: New Children's Hospital to Open in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The new specialised hospital to provide therapeutic services for the children of North Darfur and neighbouring states is due to be inaugurated in the capital of El Fasher today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Nonprofit Helps Many Blind to See Again
[VOA] A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor to perform surgeries on hundreds of patients in the Jonglei State capital Bor. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Corruption' Hinders Health Care in West Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga] West Kordofan -Activists and employees of the Department of Health Insurance in West Kordofan reported to Radio Dabanga that the department is corrupt, which has led to many health crises in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Al-Bashir Stresses Continuing in Provision of Health Services
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has affirmed the state keenness to continue providing health services of high quality through establishment of more health institutions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liver Transplant Cures Rare HEHE Liver Tumor
Treatment TermsLiver transplant Overview Teresa Cumbie ’s liver cancer was so rare that her Myrtle Beach, SC oncologist had never seen anything like it. After her biopsy samples were sent for medical opinions around the country, she was diagnosed with hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (HEHE). Armed with that knowledge, Teresa started looking fo r doctors experienced with her condition. She found them at Duke University Hospital in Durham. Today, thanks to a successful liver transplant, she’s cancer-free. Hero Image2019_teresacumbie_1932x862.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA Header Learn More C...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctor Helps Soul of Dead Twin Girl Rest in Peace!
[SudaNow] Spells and the responsibility of evil spirits for many ailments is an old belief among humans, not in the Third World alone, but also in the developed Western nations. Some believe in reincarnation, a concept that the non-physical essence of a living being starts a new life in a different physical form or body after the biological death of that being. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Darfur - SLM-AW Pleads for Aid to Disease-Stricken Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The Sudan Liberation Movement of the leadership of Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) has reiterated its call for rapid intervention by international relief organisations to combat the spread of diseases in areas under the control of the movement in Darfur's Jebel Marra. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Workshop for Implementation of International Health Regulations in West Kordufan
[SNA] Al- Foula -The Administration of Emergency and Epidemic Control of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the state of West Kordufan has launched Thursday a training workshop in the international health regulations, in cooperation with the International Health Organization WHO and some other organizations working in the health field. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Decision-making in the practice of female genital mutilation or cutting in Sudan: a cross-sectional study - Sabahelzain MM, Gamal Eldin A, Babiker S, Kabiru CW, Eltayeb M.
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) is a form of violence against women and girls that is widely performed in about 30 countries in Africa, Middle East and Asia. In Sudan, the prevalence of FGM/C among women aged 15-49  years was 87% ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sudan: Darfur - Measles, Dysentery, Pneumonia, and Eye Infections Spreading Fast in Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) has renewed its appeal to local, regional, and international organisations to intervene to save the lives of people living in Jebel Marra against rapidly spreading measles, dysentery, pneumonia, and eye infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Uprising - Vigils and Sit-Ins By Doctors, Pharmacists, Students
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Protests and acts of civil disobedience continued throughout Sudan on Tuesday in response to the call of the signatories to the Declaration of Freedom and Change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Medicines in Short Supply or Unaffordable in Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Patients in Darfur have complained about the lack of medicines, making them unaffordable. They point to the exit of a number of pharmaceutical companies from Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Staff - Hospitals Scene of Protests Today, Strike Tomorrow
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Today, medical staff throughout Sudan will stage protests in anticipation of the large civil disobedience action scheduled for tomorrow. The medical workers have confirmed their participation in the strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Annual UN women activists ’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure
A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation ’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights on Monday. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery: Just the Facts
Treatment TermsWeight loss surgery Overview There are many misconceptions about obesity, diet, and weight loss surgery a lot. Some people perceive surgery to be “cheating” or an “easy way out.” Others believe they feel like failures because they were unable to lose weight on their own. We want to help you understand what's really going on with your body. Content Blocks CTA ButtonCalculate Your BMI CTA Header Are You a Candidate? Hero Imageweightlosssurgery_1932x862.jpg Preview Image Featured Doctors and Providers A. Daniel Guerron, MD Dana D. Portenier, MD Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD ...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Four Weight Loss Surgery Facts You Should Know
Treatment TermsWeight loss surgery Overview There are many misconceptions about obesity, diet, and weight loss surgery. Some people perceive surgery to be “cheating” or an “easy way out.” Others believe they feel like failures because they were unable to lose weight on their own. We want to help you understand what's really going on with your body. Content Blocks CTA ButtonCalculate Your BMI CTA Header Are You a Candidate? Hero Imageweightlosssurgery_1932x862.jpg Preview Image Featured Doctors and Providers A. Daniel Guerron, MD Dana D. Portenier, MD Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD Jin S....
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

"Lost generation" in South Sudan: a broader approach toward peace urgently needed - Wild H, Fallavier P, Patel R.
What began in 2013 as the eruption of a political struggle between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, a member of the Dinka ethnic group, and then-vice president Riek Machar, a Nuer, has splintered into a multifaction conflict. A dizzying array of armed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sudan: Kibir Affirms State Support to People's Hospital
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Dr. Osan Mohamed Yousif Kibir, has affirmed the state support to People's Teaching Hospital as part of the country strategy to localize medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Dynamic Staff and Sparkling Maternity Complex Deliver Improved Maternal Health in South Sudan
[WHO] In the maternity unit at Wau Teaching Hospital in South Sudan's Wau State, Angelina Bakhit gazes down at her new son, Mayen, thankful that the ordeal of labour is over. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan wins OIE Award
[SNA] - The Sudan, represented by the Former Undersecretary of the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries Dr. Ahmad Al-Mustafa Hassan, received the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Award for the year 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: NISS Confiscates Sudanese Newspaper for Protest Coverage
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated the print-run of El Baath newspaper again. The Sudanese Journalists Network has announced a general strike for Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 6, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

South Sudan: UN Gives U.S.$2 Million for Ebola Prevention
[East African] The United Nations has given $2 million to South Sudan to support critical Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: UNFPA Receives U.S.$13Million Support From Sweden for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
[UNFPA] Juba -UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Sweden have signed an agreement worth 120 million Swedish Krona (approximately US$13 million) to boost sexual and reproductive health programmes in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: #budget2019 - Will It Lead to More Doctors Being Sued for Negligence?
[Bhekisisa] Legal claims against the department now amount to more than half of some provincial health budgets. Less money now will only mean more claims later. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news