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 (...)
Tuesday 4 August 2015
August 3, 2015 (JUBA) – The medical charity, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has expressed concerns over the significant rise in cases of malaria in South Sudan’s Unity state over the past month. A Belgian nurse examines a baby during an (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 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 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 (...)
Sunday 29 July 2012
By Julius N. Uma
July 28, 2012 (JUBA) - At least two, out of every 10,000 children die daily as a result of the recent outbreak of acute diarrhea disease, in South Sudan’s Unity State, where some 57,000 refugees are currently settled, (...)
Monday 31 January 2005
ABUJA, Nigeria, Jan 31, 2005 (AP) - African leaders at a continent-wide summit grappled Monday with how to halt the spread of diseases that kill thousands of their people daily and hit economic growth across the world’s poorest (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)