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Ebola preparedness plan gets $4m

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Monday, July 15, 2019

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

Author: Koang Pal | Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019

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

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Monday, July 8, 2019

Maridi looks into suspected Ebola incidence

Published: Monday, July 8, 2019

Maridi looks into suspected Ebola incidence

Published: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Gbudue guinea worm case a false alarm

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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...

Nurses in Yirol arrested for violent strike

21 nurses in Yirol civil hospital have been released by authorities after being held in detention for two days. (more…)

Boy who lost hand in Cairo said he was “forced to work”

A 13 - year old South Sudanese refugee boy whose right hand was accidentally cut off in the shoe factory in the Egyptian capital, Cairo,...

Health reports not meant to tarnish govt’s image -MSF

Medicine San Frontiers says its health reports are not meant to taint the image of the government but to help it address problems facing...

Patients at Tombura’s only health facility share beds

The Commissioner of Yangiri County in Tombura State says patients are sharing beds due to lack of admission space at the only health...

Only 44% S.Sudanese have access to healthcare since 2014-official

The undersecretary of the ministry of health says the poor healthcare in South Sudan is due to concentration of major health facilities in...

UNFPA urges partners to aid S.Sudan realize 2030 SDGs

The United Nation Population Fund has urged its partners to help South Sudan realize the international conference on population and...

WHO delivers medical supplies to Fangak

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

Chinese doctors attend to patients in Jonglei

Over 800 people in dire need of medical assistance in Jonglei State yesterday turned up for a 4-day free consultation and treatment with...

Pointing finger at us hurts – say women living with HIV

Some people living with HIV and AIDS in South Sudan say they are suffering discrimination in the society. (more…)

“We do not have enough psychiatrists”- SSPDF spokesperson

The spokesperson of SSPDF says the army is having fewer qualified psychiatrists to provide counselling services to mentally troubled...

Gov’t allocates over 80 million SSP to urban water cooperation

The government has allocated  over 80 million SSP to the Urban Water Cooperation to supply clean drinking water in Juba. (more…)

Up to 3,000 patients undergo cataract surgeries in Gogrial State

Around 3000 people are suffering from cataract in Gogrial have been targeted in free eye surgeries in the area. (more…)

Implement pact, restore people’s dignity, leaders told

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

Some Gbudue health workers hospitalised after Ebola vaccinations

Some Gbudue State health workers who were recently vaccinated against Ebola have been hospitalized after experiencing serious side effects....

At least 40,000 cattle vaccinated in Jonglei State

At least 40,000 heads of cattle have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease in Jonglei's Fangaak County, according to the  area...

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