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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 18 July 2012
July 17, 2012 (JUBA) - Unspecified billions of taxpayers’ money went unaccounted for in 2008, either through dubious award of contracts to unregistered companies or inflated payrolls in South Sudan government ministries and agencies, an (...)
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 (...)
Appointment of Dr. Riek as FVP is welcome but...?2016-02-13 13:18:16
By James Okuk
“Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies.” – President J.F. Kennedy.
On Thursday February 11, (...)
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 (...)