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26 Jun 2018 description

Health
Partners and Agencies: UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF, ADLG/DHO, Medical Teams International, Save the Children International (SCI), Medi Sans Frontiers France (MSF-F), Global Refuge International (GRI), CARE Uganda International, CUAMM Doctors with Africa, Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS), The Transcultural Organization (TPO)

Total OPD/ IPD Consultations

20 Feb 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

Crises Humanitaires

  • Dégradation continue de la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire en général dans plusieurs provinces : Nord-Kivu, Sud-Kivu, Maniema, Tanganyika, Haut Katanga et région du Kasaï.

Volatilité et complexité ne présageant aucune amélioration à court terme.

Epidémie de Choléra

31 Jan 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness:

Three health facilities assessed and renovated in Nyirol County (Chuil PHCC, Pultruk PHCC and Bariak PHCU) (CMA).

  • Emergency WASH in Health Facilities in Conflict Affected Locations

Eight County Hospitals and seven Primary Health Care Centres assessed for water and sanitation needs to drive emergency Wash in health facilities. (WHO).

25 Jan 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Access to health care services still remains a challenge due the ongoing insecurity in the country; this has been extended to attack on health care services which continues to increase in different part of the country. In December 4 health facilities were looted and damaged.

• In November 2017, South Sudan celebrated its first full year with no indigenous cases of the disease.

03 Jan 2018 description

Health

Partners: UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF, ADLG/DHO, Medical Teams International, Save the Children International (SCI), Medi Sans Frontiers France (MSF-F), Global Refuge International (GRI), CARE Uganda International, CUAMM Doctors with Africa, Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Total OPD/ IPD Consultations

30 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH SECTOR

  • The MoH launched a new ‘Treat All’ and HIV Testing guidelines to end AIDS. South Sudan also joins the countries in Africa to have implemented Treat All recommendations among adults and adolescents in more than 50% of treatment sites in the country.

31 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH SECTOR

  • The mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) community in South Sudan successfully observed the World Mental Health Day in Juba, Bentiu, Malakal, and Wau. Various events and activities highlighting MHPSS issues in the country were organized by the national coordination and local working groups. The celebration aimed to increase awareness on mental health issues such as depression and suicide prevention and fighting the stigma experienced by people accessing mental health services.

30 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH SECTOR

So far, the Health Cluster funding for HRP 2017 remains at 18%. With the continued armed conflict and resultant displacement and diseases, the needs are increasing while the health response is limited. Impaired access to populations in need continue to increase the cost of operations. As the heavy rains continue and security remains unpredictable, the humanitarian health situation can only get worse during the remaining part of the year.

31 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH SECTOR

  • Malaria, ARI, TB, HIV/AIDS, and measles continue to be major causes of morbidity and mortality in IDP locations and surrounding host communities. In the general population medical complications from malnutrition, severe pneumonia, severe malaria and perinatal complications remain the most common causes of death in children under 5 years

22 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cholera remains a public health emergency in South Sudan. Cumulatively, 19 742 cholera cases including 355 deaths (Case fatality Rate 1.8 per cent) were reported in 24 counties since June 2016 with 11 counties still having active transmission of the disease.

28 Jul 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 30 June 2017

Highlights

  • The cholera cases have reached unprecedented levels in South Sudan. Currently there are with active transmission in 11 Counties. Both health partners and core pipeline are overstretched requiring different approaches to ensure continuity of the response.

26 Jul 2017 description

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and the food security situation is of grave concern in 7 other countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, and Yemen. In these countries, 42.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance and 41.8 million are in phase 3-5 Integrated Phase Classification between June and September 2017.

19 Jun 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 31 May 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cholera remains a high public health concern with outbreaks reported in several counties. Cumulatively 5 081 cases and 169 deaths reported in 10 out of the 80 counties.

  • Conflict continues to causes wide-spread displacement of people in several States requiring a number of health responses.

30 Apr 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 30 April 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • To equip frontline humanitarian actors with life-saving psychosocial support skills, the National Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Coordination Group provided a three day training on psychological first aid (PFA) and InterAgency Standing Committee Mental and Psychosocial Support Guidelines.

24 Apr 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 31 March 2017

Highlights

  • The Ministry of Health convened the Third Health Summit with the theme “Harnessing strong partnerships for a resilient health system towards attainment of Universal Health Coverage” to encourage partners to work together with the Ministry and others in building a well-functioning resilient health system looking towards the larger goal of achieving Universal Health Coverage.

31 Jan 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 31 January 2017

HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH SECTOR

  • The scale and magnitude of the crisis, and the speed at which it is deteriorating, is alarming and profound. Besides, the continued and sharp devaluation of the South Sudanese pound has affected all population groups. This rapid depreciation has dramatically increased the prices of imported food and non-food commodity.
    Over 200 000 IDPs are in PoCs and about 277 610 are displaced in greater Equatorial region.