[Juba, South Sudan, TCT, by Philp Buda] Jubilant residents of Juba’s Gudele Block 7 neighborhood on November 7, witnessed the laying of a foundation stone for the construction of Gudele General Modern Hospital by South Sudan vice president James Wani Igga.
Ethiopia offers training scholarships to 30 South Sudanese Doctors
[Juba, South Sudan, TCT, By Philip Buda] The South Sudan national Ministry of Health has sent about 30 doctors on full scholarship to Ethiopia to pursue further training on various specializations in the field of medicine.
At least 28 deaths in meningitis outbreak in Eastern Equatoria
[Torit, South Sudan,TCT] – At least 28 deaths due to meningitis have been recorded in South Sudan’s former Eastern Equatoria state, an expert says. Another 107 suspected cases are reported.
Renovation works start at Nasir Hospital six years after closure
[Nasir, South Sudan, TCT] Renovation works have begun in earnest at Nasir Main Hospital in Latjor State, according to official reports.
Refugee children in South Sudan face acute malnutrition: UNHCR reports
[Juba, South Sudan, TCT] – The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) on Monday said that refugee children in South Sudan under the age of five years are at the risk of malnutrition and retardation due to poor nutrition. The world- leading refugee agency said, the refugee children under 5 years old in 8 refugee camps and settlements across South Sudan in December 2017 suffer acute malnutrition.