South Sudan

For medical workers in South Sudan's war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

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With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult

In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare – even primary healthcare – to most of South Sudan. Yet those organisations continue to face major obstacles to doing their work: saving lives in a country beset by civil war is impossible without access to the wounded and the sick.

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