Monday 8 September 2014
September 7, 14 (BOR) - The health ministry in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has reported an outbreak of Kala-azar in its remote Akobo and Nyirol counties. A south Sudanese man recovers from the kala azar disease (File photo AFP)
Monday 6 October 2014
October 5, 2014 (JUBA) – Cases of the deadly Kala-azar disease in South Sudan hit 4,500 last week, a figure much higher than what recorded within the same period in 2013, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian (...)
Thursday 6 September 2012
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
September 5, 2012 (BENTIU) - Unity State health officials and the World Health Organization are struggling to contain an outbreak of Kala azar, a disease spread by sand fly bites, in Koch County, 90 kilometres (...)
Tuesday 14 October 2014
October 13, 2014 (JUBA) – Over 150 people in South Sudan have died from Kala-azar, a disease transmitted through sand fly bites, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report.
Kala-azar is (...)
Sunday 14 October 2012
October 12, 2012 (JUBA) - At least ten people have died and 42 others admitted in to hospital following the recent outbreak of Kala-azar in Ayod County in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, local leaders say.
Seven people died in Pagil Payam (...)
Monday 17 December 2012
December 16, 2012 (BOR) - The governor of Jonglei state, Kuol Manyang, has called upon humanitarians agencies to assist Ayod and Duk counties which have been hit by food shortages following the late start of the rainy season in May and (...)
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