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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Friday 27 April 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 25, 2012 (JUBA) – The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) has vowed to work towards eradicating malaria from the nation with preventive and health education mechanisms. A woman at a health clinic in Terekeka, (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 16 September 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
September 14, 2012 (BENTIU) - Many of the over three thousand people who have been displaced by flooding in from villages around Unity State capital, Bentui - following heavy rainfall from June until September (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 5 August 2012 August 4, 2012 (BENTIU) – Cases of malaria are increasing daily in Benitu hospital. In July 1,216 patients were diagnosed with malaria, diarrhoea and pneumonia of which four adults and five children died of diarrhoea and malaria. (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)