17th September 2019
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Poor health system attributed to civil war

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: 3 hours ago

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

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Wau health workers accuse management of corruption

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Global measles cases three times higher than last year: WHO

Published: Friday, August 16, 2019

More newborns with defects in Ruweng

Published: Sunday, August 11, 2019

HIV infections on the rise among armed forces

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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....

USAID airlifts life-saving food for malnourished children in S. Sudan

United States aid agency - USAID has airlifted 400 metric tons of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food to feed children with severe acute...

Gbudue guinea worm case a false alarm

The Carter Center and the ministry of health say the recently alleged guinea worm case in Gbudue State was a misdiagnosis of the disease....

Five children die of suspected measles in Wau

At least five children have reportedly died of a suspected measles outbreak in Wau state. (more…)

ADB approves over $24 million for urban water development in Juba

The African Development Bank has approved a proposal to commit $24.7 million to support South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation...

S.Sudan exempts Ebola equipment entering into the country

The Council of Minister has directed relevant government authorities to exempt all Ebola testing equipment and medicines entering into the...

EAC tables $111m budget proposals to EALA for financial year 2019/2020

The East Africa Community has on Wednesday presented for consideration, budget estimates for the Financial Year 2019/2020, totaling over...

Health ministry appealing for funds to stop spread of Ebola into SSD

The Ministry of Health has appealed for 12 million US dollars in order to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus from Uganda and Congo....

Ebola knows no VIP, leaders warned

Health authorities have appealed to VIPs to undergo Ebola screening upon arrival in the country just like everyone else. (more…)

Carter Center investigating guinea worm case in Gbudue

The Carter Center says it is investigating the reported guinea worm case in Gbudue State. (more…)

Guinea worm case resurfaces in Yambio

A family in Gbudue has reported a suspected a Guinea Worm case on a 3-year-old child recently. The case is reportedly at Saura Boma, an...

Sabah Children’s hospital gets a new generator after a child died

Authorities of Jubek state have installed a new generator at al-Sabah Children’s hospital days after Eye Radio reported the death of a...

Al Sabbah to get a brand new generator, incentives for the nurses

Al-Sabbah Children’s Hospital in Juba will now get a brand new generator after a baby on oxygen died due to the electricity-related issue...

Jubek Minister of Health faces calls to resign

Some civil society leaders are calling for the resignation of the minister of health in Jubek state after the latest death at the al-Sabah...

Baby on oxygen dies after hospital switches off generator

A father says his baby on oxygen died in his arms at a hospital in Juba after the management allegedly switched off the generator over the...

Health experts calling for an end to child marriages

Health experts are calling for an end to child marriages as a way of ending obstetric fistula in South Sudan. (more…)

Fears of Ebola spilling into parts of South Sudan

The World Health Organization has raised an alarm over the possibility of partners failing to successfully contain the Ebola outbreak in...

WFP and WHO testing food samples after suspected food poisoning in Leer and Naak

Residents of Gatdor in Leer County and Naak in Southern Lich State have raised concerns over food ratios being donated by World Food...

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