24th March 2019
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WHO delivers medical supplies to Fangak

Author: @er | Published: 1 week ago

WHO says it has delivered medical emergency kits, cholera investigation kits, and WASH supplies to Kuerdeang health facility in Fangak...

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Chinese doctors attend to patients in Jonglei

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 3 weeks ago

Pointing finger at us hurts – say women living with HIV

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Health ministry offers cash reward for reporting guinea worm cases

Anyone who reports a guinea worm case will get a cash reward of 25,000 pounds, says the Ministry of Health. (more…)

Army stops importing food

The army will soon no longer be importing food from the neighboring countries. (more…)

Gov’t bans police ‘Form 8’

The Ministry of Health has banned the use of a police form known as ‘form 8’ which is often used to get treatment during emergencies in...

Fistula remains a health threat to women

Fistula remains a leading health problem among women in South Sudan, the Director for Reproductive Health at the National Ministry of...

Suspected Ebola case in Gbudue tests negative

The sample of a suspected case of Ebola in Gbudue has turned out to be negative, says the state Health Minister. (more…)

Sudan wants to host face-to-face meeting between Kiir, Machar

Sudan has requested to host the face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar, according to the Minister of...

Group initiates farming to feed people living with HIV/AIDS

A support group has embarked on vegetable farming to feed people living with HIV and Aids in Gbudue State. (more…)

UN Security Council extends sanctions on S. Sudan

The Security Council voted to renew for 45 days the sanctions it imposed in 2015 on those blocking peace in South Sudan. (more…)

HIV infection rate reduces in S. Sudan

The rate of HIV infection in the country reduced in 2017 as compared to 2016 due to improved health services, according to the Ministry of...

EABC to hold its 1st meeting in Juba

The East African Business Council is set to hold its first meeting in South Sudan this week. (more…)

Health worker injured in Gogrial road ambush

A health organization, the Arkangelo Ali Association, says one of its staff members has been injured in a road ambush in Apuk South ...

Some food-poisoning victims discharged

The SPLA says most of the soldiers that were hospitalized with suspected food poisoning in Wau have been discharged. (more…)

Health minister says Ebola has been contained in the DRC

The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been contained, the Ministry of Health and The World Health Organization have...

Health Minister in Kapoeta says Cholera has killed over 20

More than 20 people have died of Cholera since an outbreak was declared last month, the Minister of Health in Kapoeta State has said....

Jonglei: unpaid health worker unable to meet family demands

A doctor at the state hospital in Jonglei, Madol Kang says he has not received salaries for the last three months, and this has made it...

Gov’t urged to increase health sector budget

The World Health Organization has urged the government to increase the health sector budget next year to help in employment (more…)

Health ministry develops a grassroots initiative

The Ministry of Health has developed a new strategy to deliver services to rural areas, an official has said. (more…)

Unicef donates vehicles, bikes, bicycles to health ministry

The United Nations Children’s Fund, in partnership with World Health Organization, has donated vehicles, (more…)

Jubek private health facilities asked to renew licenses

The State Ministry of Health in Jubek has called upon all private health facilities to renew their licenses. (more…)

Why MSF closed its Melut health facility

The medical charity, MSF, says it today closed an emergency health facility in Melut, Northern Upper Nile, where it says security has ...

Low pay ‘drives’ Yei health workers to camps

Health officials in four counties in Yei River State say low pay has forced some of their medical staff to leave the (more…)

Yei gets new health facility

The international medical charity, MSF, says it has opened a primary health care clinic in Yei town following an assessment of medical ...

Over 1,000 health workers trained to help fight disease outbreaks

The World Health Organization says it has trained more than 1000 health workers in South Sudan on disease detection, outbreak (more…)

Detained mentally ill to get health facility

Mentally ill people who are kept in Juba Prison will soon be relocated to Juba Teaching Hospital after completion of a new facility, ...