23rd May 2019
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Fears of Ebola spilling into parts of South Sudan

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: Saturday, May 11, 2019

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

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Nurses in Yirol arrested for violent strike

Published: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Nurses in Yirol arrested for violent strike

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Patients at Tombura’s only health facility share beds

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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...

Journalist Joakino’s exposé on oil pollution in S.Sudan

When one thinks about oil, the first thing that comes to mind is wealth and a more prosperous country. However, we do not talk about the...

S. Sudanese surgeon wins award for outstanding service

A South Sudanese surgeon has won United Nations High Commission of Refugees Nansen Award for 2018. (more…)

Mother of deformed newborn appeals for help

A 31 year old mother who has given birth to twins is faced with financial uncertainty as one of her babies has developed a severe bodily...

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…)

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