South Sudan

South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin #09, 1- 31 September 2020

Situation Report
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  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness:

In September 2020, 5,757 normal deliveries were attended by skilled birth attendants.
There were some 552,999 outpatient consultations conducted to treat different illness in September.

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

In September 2020, around 400 alerts were received for different epidemic prone diseases out of which almost 70% alerts were verified and responded to within 48 hours.
A total of 2,976 children (6 months to 15 years) were vaccinated against measles.

  • Quality Essential Clinical Health Services

Some 91 new Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) children with complications were treated in stabilization centres during September 2020.
In year 2020, averagely per month 26 health facilities are reported providing sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) services. Around 36 SGBV survivors received clinical management of rape (CMR) services in September 2020.

  • Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response:

In September around 5,072 beneficiaries received Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas. There were 46 health facilities reported providing MPHSS services in vulnerability settings.