South Sudan

South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin #08, 1- 31 August 2020

Situation Report
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  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness:

In August 2020, 4,114 normal deliveries were attended by skilled birth attendants.
There were 429,389 outpatient consultations conducted to treat different illness in August.

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

In August 2020, 480 alerts were received for different epidemic prone diseases out of which 74% alerts were verified and responded to within 48 hours.
A total of 2,435 children (6 months to 15 years) were vaccinated against measles.

  • Quality Essential Clinical Health Services

In June 941 new Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) children with complications were treated in stabilization centres.
In year 2020, averagely per month 22 health facilities are reported providing sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) services and around 16 SGBV survivors received clinical management of rape (CMR) services in August 2020.

  • Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response:

In August around 4,370 beneficiaries received Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas. There were 45 health facilities reported providing MPHSS services in vulnerability settings.