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More cases of Hepatitis B registered in W.Lakes

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Minister of Health in Western Lakes State has revealed that there is an increase in cases of hepatitis B in the state. (more…)

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Friday, November 8, 2019

Netizens criticize US ambassador over a tweet

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Leaders still avoid Ebola screening at JIA

Published: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Leaders still avoid Ebola screening at JIA

Published: Friday, November 1, 2019

Three die of suspected measles in Yambio

Published: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Torit man kills baby over undescended testicle

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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 ...

‘She doesn’t have Ebola virus’

The preliminary results from the laboratory test of a suspected Ebola case in Juba shows that the patient does not have the virus, health ...

EAC urged to increase risk & crisis communication on Ebola

 The EAC Partner States should strongly engage the communities in the border regions, traders, and trade associations in risk and crisis...

Woman dies after delayed blood transfusion in JTH

The anemic patient whose brother was asked to pay money first before donating his blood has died (more…)

No fee, no blood donation

A blood donor in Juba says nurses at the state-run hospital have refused to draw his blood to save his ailing sister unless he pays some ...

DRC Ebola epidemic is int’l emergency concern – WHO

The World Health Organization has finally declared the Ebola epidemic a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in DR Congo....

Ebola preparedness plan gets $4m

Health partners have raised $4 million in an attempt to keep Ebola out of South Sudan, according to Dr. Richard Lako (more…)

S.Sudan Red Cross President gets another 4-year term

The General Assembly of the South Sudan Red Cross has re-elected Joseph Dhuor Makuei as its president for a second term. (more…)

Maridi looks into suspected Ebola incidence

Health authorities in Maridi are reportedly investigating a suspected Ebola case in the state. (more…)

Citizens urged to be vigilant amidst threats of Ebola epidemic

The undersecretary in the ministry of health is appealing to the people in South Sudan to remain vigilant amidst threats of Ebola epidemic....

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