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 (...)
Thursday 14 August 2014
August 13, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan announced Wednesday that it had put in place measures to prevent the possible spread of the deadly Ebola virus, which has hit many parts of West Africa.
“We are very concerned about the possibility (...)
Saturday 19 October 2013
October 18, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan has stepped up efforts in response to last month’s outbreak of the deadly Polio epidemic in the country, the health ministry said. A woman, paralysed by polio, crawls to a water point in the Li-Rangu (...)
Tuesday 1 October 2013
September 30, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan health ministry has declared a national health emergency in the country following an outbreak of Polio, four years after is was declared free from the infection. A medical worker vaccinates 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 (...)
Friday 2 August 2013
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
August 1, 2013 (BENTIU) - Health officials in South Sudan’s Unity state have launched a campaign to encourage women to adopt better breast feeding habits for the benefit of their children. Patients at the (...)
Monday 20 February 2012
By Julius N. Uma
February 19, 2012 (JUBA) — South Sudan’s health ministry on Friday declared the young country meningitis free and denied media reports that an outbreak of the disease had occurred.
The seven month old country lies in (...)
Friday 4 October 2013
October 2, 2013 (JUBA) – The health ministry and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday announced an outbreak of Measles in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, a day after a Polio spate in the country prompted an emergency declaration. (...)
Wednesday 1 May 2013
April 30, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Ministry of Health has declared an outbreak of Meningitis in Upper Nile state, after the disease reportedly killed two people in its Malakal county.
At least 38 suspected cases, the ministry said (...)
Tuesday 17 April 2012
April 16, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudanese MPs in the country’s parliament in Juba have agreed to give 10% of their salary to country’s military as the fighting against the Sudanese army in disputed oil-rich border areas approaches its third (...)