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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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. (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Return of Dr. Machar to Juba and next political move2016-04-26 22:23:10
By James Okuk
After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 (...)
Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders2016-03-31 20:22:15
Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces
(Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)