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02 Dec 2016 description

South Sudan – IOM is working with vulnerable populations across South Sudan to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV/AIDS and increase access to treatment, care and support services. In South Sudan, the Ministry of Health estimates that, as of 2012, 2.7 percent of adults were infected with HIV, 13 percent of whom were children under the age of 15 years.

14 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The deportation of the SPLA-IO Spokesperson, imposed by the Kenyan Government, has created new security dynamics in South Sudan and triggered tensions against Kenyans in South Sudan.

  • Criminal elements including armed robbery and hijacking within Juba, Juba-Yei and Juba-Nimule roads are the most common type of violent crime to affect UN Personnel.

07 Nov 2016 description
report UN Foundation

By Jordie Hannum

In a six-week span from August to September – approximately the length of time of baseball’s playoffs – the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spearheaded efforts to turn an open piece of land in Uganda into the Bidibidi refugee settlement – a settlement the size of the city of Pasadena, California.

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

22 septembre 2016 – Devant l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, le Président du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, a affirmé que son pays avait renoué avec « les valeurs cardinales qui fondent la démocratie et l'état de droit » et a appelé à soutenir les efforts en faveur de la « recherche de la paix et de l'enracinement de la démocratie en Afrique ».

06 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 38% for the nonconflict-affected states and 64% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas. A total of 31 (39%) counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

• Cholera outbreaks now confirmed in five states [Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, Imatong, and Eastern Lakes].

• Kala azar cases on the increase in endemic areas in East Nile, Western Bieh, and Eastern Bieh states.

31 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Preliminary findings from nutrition surveys between May and July 2016 indicate the situation in Turkana, Baringo and West Pokot counties remain critical, with Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) rates over 20 percent in parts of Turkana (over 15 percent emergency threshold).

21 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 35% for the nonconflictaffected states and 60% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas. A total of 49 (61%) counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

• Cholera outbreaks confirmed in four states [Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, and East Lakes]. Three suspect cholera alerts are being investigated in Kajo-keji, Nimule, and Fangak.

14 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 39% for the nonconflictaffected states and 57% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas.

• Malaria cases in nine states [Twic, Gogrial, Tonj, Rumbek, Western Lake, Eastern Lake, Aweil, Aweil East, and Lol] exceeded expected levels in the week.

• At least 36 counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

01 Aug 2016 description

Key Achievements

  • The IOM Malakal clinic supported the polio National Immunization Days (NID), vaccinating 9,000 children in the PoC.
  • The IOM Bentiu PoC clinic initiated a mass measles vaccination campaign with 45,897 children 6 months - 15 years vaccinated (94.3% of children in the site).
  • In Bentiu PoC 40,000 malaria rapid diagnostic tests arrived as part of the malaria response plan, and 49,550 treated mosquito nets were handed out.
31 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 39% for the nonconflict-affected states and 54% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas.

• Malaria cases in the greater Northern Bahr el Ghazal and greater Warrap exceeded expected levels in the week.

• Cholera transmission has leveled off in Juba and declined in Duk and Terekeka.

• During the week, malaria was the leading cause of mortality in IDPs

22 Jul 2016 description
report Miraya FM

As many as two thousand HIV and AIDS patients in Ezo County of Western Equatoria, have be left without treatment, as a free distribution programme of ARV is disrupted by insecurity.

Ngbapai Moses, an HIV Counsellor working with the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Ezo, said on Thursday that its difficult to bring the life-saving antiretroviral (ARV), because the road linking the County was blocked by an armed group last month.

Ngbapai said the drug shortage is already having severe consequences on some patients.

15 Jul 2016 description

MSF OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE MEDICAL NEEDS IN SOUTH SUDAN

HIGH MEDICAL NEEDS IN ALL PROJECT LOCATIONS