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MoH sets up measures to prevent coronavirus

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Friday, January 24, 2020

Plans are underway to screen passengers at major entry points to prevent the entry of coronavirus disease into the country, the Ministry of...

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Friday, January 17, 2020

Ignore Mapel Ebola rumors – MoH

Author: Jale Richard | Published: Saturday, January 11, 2020

South Sudan to audit environment after oil spills

Published: Saturday, January 11, 2020

South Sudan to audit environment after oil spills

Published: Friday, January 10, 2020

DFCA recalls 15 drug brands over quality

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Three die of suspected measles in Yambio

Three people have died of suspected measles in Gbudue state, a medical doctor has said. (more…)

Ex-President Moi in hospital again over ‘breathing problems’

Former President Daniel arap Moi was on Monday taken to The Nairobi Hospital for the second time in two weeks for a routine exam....

Torit man kills baby over undescended testicle

Police in Torit are looking for a man accused of killing his three-day-old baby over a birth defect in Lopit West County, Torit State....

Floods cause seven deaths in Bieh

More than seven people have reportedly died from waterborne diseases in Bieh State. (more…)

Floods affect MSF work

The MSF says it has been forced to discharge people from hospitals and reduce medical activities following flash floods in Pibor and Maban....

Construction of $10m Juba hospital to begin soon

The Government has allocated a 7,000 sq.m land for construction of Abu Dhabi General Hospital in Juba. (more…)

Bor hospital runs out of medical supplies

A health official in Jonglei has raised an alarm over shortage of drugs at the main health facility in the state. (more…)

Make healthy diets affordable for all S. Sudanese – UN agencies

Three UN agencies have called for action across sectors to make healthy diets affordable and accessible to everyone in South Sudan....

Poor diets fail children – report

A high number of children under the age of five is suffering from the physical consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing...

Record suicide rates in the Sudans

South Sudan and Sudan have been ranked as the world’s top countries with a record number of mental health and suicides. (more…)

Order renaming Maiwut health centers is “null and void”

The minister of information in Maiwut State has described as “null and void” the recent state ministerial order renaming health centers...

Official concerned by cheap booze

The Secretary-General the Chamber of Commerce has called for the review of an order that prohibits importation of harmful (more…)

Free testing and treatment for Hepatitis C launched

The Ministry of health with support from the government of Egypt has launched a free testing and treatment for Hepatitis C in South Sudan....

Al-Sabah hospital takes responsibility for wrongful death

The Al Sabah Children’s Hospital says it has taken responsibility for the recent wrongful death of a teenage girl. According to her...

Poor health system attributed to civil war

Officials from the Ministry of Health say decades of civil war that resulted in economic decay, poor infrastructure, population...

Wau health workers accuse management of corruption

Several health workers at the Wau Teaching Hospital say some senior officials at the public health facility are trying to swindle them out...

Global measles cases three times higher than last year: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Every region in the world, expect the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a ...

More newborns with defects in Ruweng

The rate of newborns with defects is on the rise in Ruweng State, an MP representing the state at the Council of States has said....

Ministry of health conducts Ebola outbreak preparedness exercise

The ministry of health has conducted simulation exercise on the outbreak of Ebola on Wednesday in Juba, Nimule, and Yei, said a statement...

HIV infections on the rise among armed forces

The South Sudan People’s Defense Force says there is an increase in the rate of new HIV infections among members of the organized forces....

Medic taken to prison in Rumbek to avoid being killed

Authorities in Western Lakes State say they have detained a Rumbek clinical officer in an attempt to protect him from an angry family whose...

New laboratory established to test all diseases

South Sudan will soon be able to test all types of disease including hemorrhagic ones, the Ministry of Health has said. (more…)

Some ‘VIPs’ begin to walk over to airport Ebola desk

Some of the prominent people in the country now undergo Ebola screening upon arrival in the country, a health official has said....

Poor conditions cause more mental illness cases among Malakal IDPs

“Long-standing trauma” and poor living conditions in U.N camp in Malakal is causing more cases of mental health, medical charity MSF ...

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