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

South Sudan: WHO Provides Lifesaving Health Care Services to Displaced
[WHO] Juba -To increase access and strengthen the capacity of emergency lifesaving health care services focusing on outbreak response for epidemic-prone and vaccine-preventable diseases, WHO has been procuring, storing and distributing medical emergency kits to support humanitarian response in South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors - Protestors in Hospital After NISS Torture
[Radio Dabanga] Wad Madani -The Sudanese Doctors Central Committee reported that a pharmacist and an engineer are suffering from renal failure as a result of torture at the offices of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Wad Madani, capital of El Gezira. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: $18.3 Million Needed for Health, Protection of Women Affected By Crisis in South Sudan
[UNFPA] South Sudan -UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has launched its global Humanitarian Action Overview 2019 to appeal for $536 million to reach 35 million women, girls and young people in 64 countries, including South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: 300 Deputy Medics Down Tools in Solidarity With Dismissed Colleges
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Omdurman -More than 300 deputy dermatologists announced their withdrawal of services from Khartoum and Omdurman hospitals in solidarity with 31 deputies who were dismissed from the two hospitals because of their strike on non-emergency cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Thousands of Displaced 'Suffering' Without Food, Water
[VOA] Officials in South Sudan's Yei River State say thousands of people who fled their homes during fighting over the past two weeks are without food or clean water. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Bakri Directs Blue Nile State to Give Concern to People's Living
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has instructed the Blue Nile State's government to give concern to the people's livilihood by increasing the low price sale centers in all the localities of the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Chikungunya Fever On the Rise in Eastern Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -A government report has shown more than 10,000 cases of chikungunya* fever in Sudan's Red Sea state over the past four months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Bakri Inaugurates Number of Projects in Gedarif State
[SNA] Gedarif -The First Vice-President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih inaugurated , at onset of his visit to Gedarif State Tuesday, health insurance project and numerous service, development and economic projects implemented by the Zakat Chamber as well as fighting illiteracy project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola set to spread out of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Front-line responders in high-risk areas that border the DRC - including South Sudan's capital Juba - started receiving the jab yesterday as the African nation panics its residents will be struck. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Sudan: Health Workers Vaccinated Against Ebola
[WHO] Yambio -The Ministry of Health of South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners, today started vaccinating health workers and other front-line responders against Ebola as part of preparedness measures to fight the spread of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Issues Warning Over Ebola Outbreak Across East Africa
[East African] East African countries are working on measures to prevent Ebola virus outbreaks across borders after the World Health Organisation issued a warning of the virus spreading from Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Deputy Specialists Down Tools At South Darfur Hospital in Solidarity With Suspended Colleagues
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -All 23 deputy specialists at the Turkish Hospital in the South Darfur capital of Nyala, have stopped work and returned to the Council of Medical Specialties in solidarity with five of their colleagues, who have been suspended from work because of the country-wide doctors' strike on non-emergency cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Immunologists Join Sudan Doctors in County-Wide Strike
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Clinical immunologists announced the continuation of their strike on non-emergency 'cold cases', the withdrawal from hospitals belonging to the regular forces, and private hospitals owned by those loyal to Sudan's Al Bashir regime. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Health Ministry Statement On Doctor Killed Outside His Home
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The Forensic Medicine Specialist of the federal Health Ministry, Mahjoub Babikir, said in a statement yesterday that Dr Babikir Abdelhamid was fatally injured by a shotgun from the back, not from the front. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: 'The Whole Country Is Traumatised'
[IRIN] Juba -Decades of war left almost half the population with post-traumatic stress symptoms and little mental health care (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: More Doctors Arrested By Security Service
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / -A security force in Nyala arrested Dr Amar El Obeid on Monday on the day that President Omar Al Bashir visited the South Darfur capital to gain support for his beleaguered regime. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors Committee Reports Excess Security in Hospitals
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Port Sudan / Nyala -Yesterday, the Sudanese Doctors Committee reported an excess of security and police forces in hospitals, as doctors announce continuation of strikes in Omdurman and further afield. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors Syndicate Calls for International Support
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese medical profession has called on colleagues and organisations around the world for support, in a statement issued on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Calotropis Procera - A Long Neglected Valuable Plant
[SudaNow] The calotropis procera that grows wild everywhere in the Sudan is a long neglected plant irrespective of its medical and economic value. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Calls for Urgent Action On Storming of Omdurman Hospital
[SudaNow] An investigation committee began probe on the attack by live bullets and teargas on demonstrators and patients inside Omdurman Hospital last Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Chronic Life-Saving Medicines in Short Supply in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The former head of the Private Pharmacies Association, Dr Nasri Morgos, has reported a scarcity of medicines in Sudan. The ongoing shortage of foreign currency in the country means that especially life-saving chronic medicines and permanent eye drops are running short. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors Strike Against Security Officers' Pursue of Injured Protestors in Hospital
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / River Nile -Government forces entered the Omdurman Teaching Hospital and fired live bullets and tear gas in their pursue of wounded protesters on Wednesday. Multiple human rights organisations have condemned the violent actions of the Sudanese regime against the widespread demonstrations in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UK Government will send MAGGOTS to war zones in Syria and South Sudan
The UK Department for International Development - which is partly funding the £195,000 ($250,000) project - believes maggots could save people's lives by treating 250 wounds a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental antibody 'cocktail' protects animals from three deadly Ebola viruses
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Scientists have developed a combination of monoclonal antibodies that protected animals from all three Ebola viruses that cause human disease. Their work is described in two companion studies published online in Cell Host& Microbe. The antibody 'cocktail,' called MBP134, is the first experimental treatment to protect monkeys against Ebola virus (formerly known as Ebola Zaire), as well as Sudan virus and Bundibugyo virus, and could lead to a broadly effective therapeutic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Pharmacists Strike, Anticipation of Khartoum Protests Grows
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Wad Medani / Khartoum -Peaceful demonstrations and marches that call for the stepping down of president Omar Al Bashir and his regime continued in Port Sudan and Atbara on Monday and today in El Gedaref. The city of Khartoum remains in anticipation of the planned marches on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Contextualizing post-traumatic stress disorder within culturally diverse groups: a comparison of Holocaust survivors and Sudanese refugees - White J, Newman L, Melvin G, Manderson L, Simpson K.
Debate over the validity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in culturally and contextually diverse groups with histories of trauma needs to consider clinical response, and while not overlooking the presence of PTSD, sensitivity to contextual variatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association between perceived social support and posttraumatic stress symptoms among Eritrean and Sudanese male asylum seekers in Israel - Nakash O, Nagar M, Shoshani A, Lurie I.
We investigated the combined effect of the severity of exposure to traumatic events and perceived social support on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among male asylum seekers in Israel. A convenience sample of 90 men who sought asylum from Eri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sudan: Tear Gas Fired At Protestors in Khartoum
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese security forces fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in central Khartoum on Monday, while lawyers began to strike and the doctors' strike entered its eighth day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors' Strike Now Covers 38 Hospitals in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -As the general doctors' strike in various states of Sudan has entered its seventh day, the strike action has spread to at least 38 hospitals in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: A New Multipurpose Infectious Disease Unit Opens in Juba, South Sudan
[WHO] Juba 20 December, 2018 - A new state of the art multi-purpose, Infectious Diseases Unit was officially opened today 20 December by His Excellency Gen. Taban Deng Gai; the First Vice President of South Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors' Strike Widens in Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref / Kassala / Port Sudan -The strikes by doctors and medical staff in solidarity with the anti-government protests have spread further across Sudan this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Situation Update On the Yellow Fever Outbreak in South Sudan
[WHO] Juba -The Yellow Fever outbreak in South Sudan was declared on 29 November 2018 in Sakure payam, Nzara County, Gbudue state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood
[VOA] At least 5,000 residents in and around the South Sudanese capital now have access to clean drinking water after the opening of a U.S.-funded, solar-powered water distribution system in the area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Leaders Inaugurate Jimma University Hospital
[ENA] Jimma -Leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti have jointly inaugurated the newly built Jimma University Hospital today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Premier Inaugurates Jimma Hospital, Park
[Addis Fortune] The first phase of the Jimma Industrial park was inaugurated yesterday with the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), President of Djibouti Ismael Omar Guelleh and President of Sudan Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fears grow over the spread of Ebola as health vaccinations are given in neighbouring countries
More than 2,000 doses have been allocated to frontline workers in South Sudan. The country is 'at very high risk' of the outbreak along with Uganda and Rwanda, according to the WHO. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Three Hospitals On Strike Across Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum/El Gezira/Eastern Sudan -A number of hospitals in various parts of the country are witnessing strikes, including El Hasahisa in El Gezira, El Gedaref in eastern Sudan, and the surgery section of Bahri Hospital in Khartoum North, that demand better work environment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan health workers to get Ebola shots as Congo outbreak grows
Some 2,000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo, the World Health Organization said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'
The WHO says the country is at "very high risk" in the current Ebola outbreak. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Healthcare and Frontline Workers To Be Vaccinated Against Ebola
[WHO] Juba -The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), DFID, GAVI vaccine alliance and other partners, is set to vaccinate targeted healthcare and frontline workers operating in high risk states bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against Ebola virus disease (EVD) as part of national preparedness efforts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: "My Period Has Become Like a Terrible Sickness"
[UNFPA] Juba -"My periods are a nightmare as they are very painful, and I can't get [access to] any sanitary products." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Al-Bashir Briefed On Establishment of Children Cancer Hospital
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer al-Bashir, was briefed on the steps taken so far to implement the project of the Child Cancer Treatment Hospital "7979". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Chinese Help Hundreds of Sudanese Regain Sight, for Free
[SudaNow] A Chinese medical team that landed in Khartoum last week, is now helping hundreds of Sudanese people, mostly from poor background, to regain sight, as they carry out cataract operations, for free, on over two hundred patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Organizational determinants of bullying and work disengagement among hospital nurses - Arnetz JE, Sudan S, Fitzpatrick L, Cotten SR, Jodoin C, Chang CH, Arnetz BB.
AIM: To identify organizational determinants of bullying and resulting work disengagement among hospital nurses. DESIGN: A cross-sectional, web-based, anonymous questionnaire study. METHODS: The questionnaire was administered in 2017 to all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudanese Hospital's Paediatric Section Now Five Days On Strike
[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -The paediatric section at Kassala Teaching Hospital has entered its fifth day of protests against the deterioration of the health environment in the hospital, a severe lack of available doctors, and shortage of beds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Medics - Chikungunya Infections On the Rise in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Health sources have pointed to a rise of rates of chikungunya fever infections in eastern districts of Port Sudan in Red Sea state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: East Darfur Cattle Owners and State Differ On Reported 'Smallpox Virus'
[Radio Dabanga] ED Daein / Nyala -Cattle owners in East Darfur have made complaints about the emergence of a smallpox-like virus among their cattle. The state's veterinary departments have not yet been able to verify the complaints. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Council of Ministers Approves Report of Pharmaceutical Industry
[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers, chaired by the National Prime Minister, Muttaz Musa, Sunday approved a report on the pharmaceutical industry - the reality and future vision, which was presented by the State Minister at the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Abul-Bishr Abdul-Rahman. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news