Tuesday 20 May 2014
May 19, 2014 (JUBA) – The UN children’s fund (UNICEF) is calling for $10 million to help address a cholera outbreak in South Sudan, warning that the disease is rapidly spreading.
South Sudan’s ministry of health announced 18 confirmed (...)
Monday 8 September 2014
September 7, 2014 (JUBA) – A significant decline in the number of new cholera cases in South Sudan in recent weeks has prompted Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to scale down its cholera operations and will redirect resources towards other (...)
Monday 19 May 2014
May 18, 14 (BOR) – At least three people are reported to have died from cholera in South Sudan’s Jonglei state after an outbreak of the waterborne disease in the Nyuak and Kongor areas of Twic East county. A woman is given a cholera (...)
Friday 16 May 2014
May 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudan’s ministry of health is on high alert after one person died this week following an outbreak of cholera in the nation’s capital, Juba.
Eighteen suspected cases of cholera have been reported in the city (...)
Sunday 8 June 2014
June 7, 2014 (JUBA) – The process of testing cholera samples, previously done in Kenya and Uganda, will soon be conducted from within South Sudan, an official has disclosed. A woman is given a cholera vaccine at a medical camp run by (...)
Tuesday 26 February 2013
February 25, 2013 (JUBA) – The international medical charity (MSF) said its teams have just completed a preventive cholera vaccination campaign in and around the refugee camps in Maban County, South Sudan’s Upper Nile state. Sudanese (...)
Tuesday 12 June 2012
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
June 11, 2012 (JUBA) - A young boy has died and 16 people admitted into hospital in Bentiu hospital, after a suspected Cholera outbreak in Hayingas and Tiedbar villages within Bentiu town and Rubkotna County. (...)
Wednesday 19 March 2014
March 18,2014 (JUBA) - Over 50,000 internally displaced people, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said, were vaccinated against cholera during a week-long campaign it carried out in collaboration with South Sudan’s health ministry, World (...)
Tuesday 17 June 2014
June 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan ministry of health and agencies reported Monday that nearly people 37 died and 17,000 others are treated of cholera since the disease was confirmed on May 16th.
Lul Riek, the director general ministry (...)
Wednesday 14 May 2014
May 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The start of South Sudan’s rainy season has dramatically raised the threat level of waterborne diseases for an estimated 86,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) sheltering in protection of civilian (PoC) sites in (...)