South Sudan

South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin 1, 31 January 2019

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness In January 2019, mobile medical teams reached 1,643 beneficiaries in hard to reach through Inter-cluster Rapid Response Mechanisms- (ICRM-RRM) activities. 1,300 normal deliveries attended by skilled health workers.

  • Prevent, detect and respond to epidemic prone disease outbreaks
    During the reporting period, 20 health workers trained on disease surveillance and outbreak response. In January 2019, 74% epidemic prone disease alerts were verified and responded to within 48 hours.

  • Quality Essential Clinical Health Services
    In January 2019, 128 Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) cases treated in Stabilization centres.
    Eight health facilities providing sexual and gender based violence (SGBV).

  • Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response
    695 people received Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas. 12 health facilities providing MPHSS.