Sunday 27 July 2014
July 25, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan is stepping up measures to combat the spread of malaria ahead of the upcoming rainy season. A Sudanese woman sits with her two children under a mosquitor bednet at the Draij camp outside South Darfur (...)
Friday 26 April 2013
April 25, 2013 (JUBA/KHARTOUM) – South Sudan joined in global commemorations on Wednesday marking World Malaria Day, with the government saying it was confident of eradicating the killer disease. The WHO conducted a three-day free (...)
Friday 15 March 2013
March 13, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan and several international partners have signed an agreement which recommits them to the fight and control of malaria in the new country by 2018.
The five-year program, spearheaded by the ministry (...)
Wednesday 29 August 2012
August 28, 2012 (RUMBEK) - Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, has reported a dramatic increase in cases of malaria. Malaria-infected baby, Juba, South Sudan (AFP/Getty)
The governor of Lakes state, Chol Tong Mayay, made a surprise (...)
Saturday 12 April 2014
April 11, 2014 (RUMBEK) – South Sudan’s 10 state ministries of health have launched a strategic plan focused on prevention and intervention mechanisms in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. South Sudan’s health ministers have launched a (...)
Monday 25 March 2013
March 23, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The efficiency of the RTS,S vaccine, designed to protect humans from the malaria parasite, varies with exposure to the disease and fades over time, a new study shows.
Researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust (...)
Monday 29 October 2012
MSF addresses unprecedented malaria outbreak in Aweil
Sharp increase in malaria cases seen in MSF health facilities throughout South Sudan in 2012
Juba, October 29, 2012 – An unprecedented malaria outbreak affecting Northern (...)
Friday 10 October 2014
October 9, 2014 (WAU) – Patients at Wau civil hospital in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state risk facing malaria and typhoid diseases, the hospital’s director has disclosed.
Up to 354 typhoid and 790 malaria cases were recorded (...)
Monday 18 June 2012
June 17, 2012 (RUMBEK) - The member of parliament representing Awerial County at the Lakes State Legislative Assembly representing has reported that 12 children died of Malaria last week in the Bunagok district.
Taban Abel Aguek told (...)
Wednesday 20 February 2013
February 19, 2012 (JUBA) - A leading global non-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases, has won an award for operational excellence in South Sudan.
The Malaria (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)