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 (...)
Wednesday 27 February 2013 February 26, 2013 (JUBA) – An internal report obtained by Sudan Tribune has found that the majority of health facilities in South Sudan lack essential medicines.
Child receiving Tuberculosis medicine in South Sudan with support from (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Why justice must be served to save South Sudan2014-04-15 06:05:07 By Amb Joseph Ayok Anei
April 14, 2014 - In May 1981 a Muslim called Ali Agca attempted to assassinate His Holiness Pope John Paul II. However, after his recovery, the Pope not only prayed for (...)