Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Rift Valley Fever Outbreak - Dec 2017
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2018
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
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Chaque jour, les infirmiers et infirmières du monde entier jouent un rôle essentiel en procurant des soins médicaux de haute qualité qui assurent la survie des patients. Cela est particulièrement vrai dans les zones de conflit et de crise, où les populations manquent souvent d'accès aux services de santé et où il n’y a pas un nombre suffisant de médecins pour couvrir les besoins.
Nurses around the world play a key role, each and every day, in delivering high-quality, life-saving medical care to patients. This is particularly true in conflict and crisis zones, where there is often a lack of access to health services and not enough doctors to cover the needs. As the world celebrates the hardwork and dedication of all nurses on this International Nurses Day, we asked some of our health workers to share their most memorable stories from the field.
Early each morning, medical teams from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) load up a small truck with lifesaving medications and supplies, and drive as long as two hours into remote communities in South Sudan’s Aweil State, to provide primary health care to local populations. The biggest concern at the moment: malaria.
At the Raja State Hospital in South Sudan’s Lol State, the power goes out each morning. It won’t come back on for another 12 hours. Health staff can switch on a newly-acquired generator to provide electricity to the most important machines - including two oxygen compressors - but the rest of the hospital remains without lights or fans. There is still no functioning lab on the grounds to diagnose some pathologies or allow for blood transfusions.
DAKAR, May 15, 2017 - For nearly three years, South Sudan has been plagued by a civil war that has displaced 1.9 million people, leaving more than 5 million people in need of food assistance and more than one million children suffering from acute malnutrition. The collapse of the latest peace agreement in July 2016 made the already fragile situation even more dire.