23rd February 2019
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Implement pact, restore people’s dignity, leaders told

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 5 days ago

A UN official is appealing to the South Sudan leaders to restore dignity of the civil war-affected people (more…)

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 1 week ago

Some Gbudue health workers hospitalised after Ebola vaccinations

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 3 weeks ago

At least 40,000 cattle vaccinated in Jonglei State

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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, ...

Infectious diseases threaten public health – WHO

Infectious diseases continue to pose a major public health threat in South Sudan (more…)

Trained health workers needed in Wau – IOM

There is an urgent need for trained health professionals in Wau, the International Organization for Migration has said. (more…)

Why Juba hotel sued health ministry

A Juba hotel has sued the minister of health over unpaid bills of five million pounds, an official has said. (more…)

Why W Lakes detained striking health workers

In Western Lakes, some health workers have been arrested for allegedly chasing away patients from the state hospital. (more…)

Severe shortage of health personnel in Boma

Boma is facing shortage of health professionals, according to the state Minister of Health. (more…)

Detained priest in poor health

The human rights group, Amnesty International says a church leader who has been under detention since November, is now in a worsening...