South Sudan

South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin #03, 1- 31 March 2020

Situation Report
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  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness:

In March 2020 there were 1,179 normal deliveries attended by skilled birth attendants. 184,927 outpatient consultations were conducted to treat different illness throughout the county.

  • Prevent, detect and respond to epidemic prone disease outbreaks:

In March 2020 around 72% epidemic prone disease alerts were verified and responded to within 48 hours.

A total of 5,386 children (6 months to 15 years) were vaccinated against measles.

  • Quality Essential Clinical Health Services

In March 87 new Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) children with complications were treated in stabilization centres.
In March, 22 health facilities are reported providing sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) services and 17 SGBV survivors received clinical management of rape (CMR) services.

  • Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response:

231 beneficiaries received Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas.
There were 15 health facilities reported providing MPHSS services in vulnerability settings.