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04 May 2017 description

Kosti, May 3 (SUNA) - Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Bahr Idriss Abu-Garda has affirmed the decrease of watery diarrhea cases in the White Nile State.

The minister who inspected, Wednesday, the disease affected-areas, accompanied by the Wali (governor) of the State and a number of federal and state's senior health official, told SUNA that the situation is under full control via interventions for chlorination of water, revealing that two cases were detected in Um-Jar and twenty other infections at Al-Konoze area.

29 Aug 2016 description

Khartoum, Aug.7(SUNA)-Federal Health Minister, Bahar Iddris Abu Garda discussed with delegation of experts and consultants of the World Health Organization(WHO) and in presence of WHO Representative in Sudan, Dr Naema Al-Qaseer the ongoing arrangements for declared Sudan free of Guinea Worm Disease(GWD).

The WHO delegation commended Sudan efforts on eradication of GWD and called other countries to make use of Sudan's experience in this connection.

11 Jan 2016 description

Khartoum, Jan.6(SUNA)-Minister of Welfare and Social Security, Masher Al-Dawalab has got acquainted with humanitarian and social situations of the South Sudanese refugees who entered into the White Nile State fleeing the conflict in the South Sudan State.

17 Nov 2015 description

Khartoum, 16 Nov (SUNA) - The State Minister for Health, Dr Sumaia Akad, has affirmed that the type of fever reported in Darfur's five states is the dengue fever, with 381 cases reported up to the 13th of November.

The minister told the national assembly on Monday that the reported fatalities stand at 118 cases. She said the international mortality rate for this type of fever stands at 1 percent.

30 Oct 2015 description

Khartoum, 24 Oct (SUNA) - The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen Ismat Abdul Rahman Zain Ul Abdidin, was briefed on Sunday on the recent floods and rains that hit areas of Haya, Tahameem and Shidiab in the Red Sea state, affecting 443 families, beside the animal and agricultural sectors.

19 Aug 2015 description

Khartoum, 18 August (SUNA) - The Technical committee set to monitor the cholera situation and to take measure on its entering the country listened to reports on measures undertaken to prevent the disease from entering the country from South Sudan.

The meeting held at the ministry of health reviewed the measures taken at the crossing points and borders areas to control any leakage of cases into the country and on measures to be taken by the various states to the same effect.

24 Jul 2015 description

Singa, July.22 (SUNA) - Minister of Health of Sinnar state, DR. Mohammed Abdulgader Al-Mamoun has announced that his ministry has taken the necessary measure to prevent the spread of cholera , in the state from the State of South Sudan, by establishing quarantine in Daly and Al-Mazmoum locality which neighboring South Sudan.

The Minister stressed that all the newcomers from the State of South Sudan will undergo medical check ups before entering the state to avoid the spread of the disease in the state.

01 Jun 2015 description

Khartoum, May.31 (SUNA) - The First Vice-President of the Republic, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih launched, Sunday, at the Khartoum International Fair, at Burri, the distribution of the logistics and the equipment of the 2015 rainfall season which organized by the Department of Health Emergencies and Control of Epedemics of the Federal Ministry of Health in cooperation with the National Council for Civil Defense . Minister of Interior, Gen.

30 Apr 2015 description

Khartoum, 28 April (SUNA) - A 40 million dollar agreement was signed in Khartoum between the African Development Bank and the government of Sudan, to be used for funding health service projects in the White Nile and North Kordufan states.

The Minister for Finance and National Economy, Badr Eddin Mahmoud, signed for the Sudan while the Regional Director of the bank for East and Central African Region, Gabriel Migatou signed for his bank.

12 Apr 2015 description

Khartoum, April.8 (SUNA) - The Cultural and Social Development Sector, chaired by Minister of Education, Suad Abdul Razig, reviewed in its meeting which held, at the Cabinet Secretariat General, Wednesday,a reporton the current situation of Malaria in Sudan .

The report showed that Malaria is still health problem that causes a big number of deaths and infections, affirming the necessity for mobilization of state and federal efforts as well as the continuation of the financial and political support to remove the causes of the disease .

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12 Dec 2014 description

Khartoum, Dec.11 (SUNA) - The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman presided over, Thursday, at the Council of Ministers, the meeting concerning the stream lining the situations of the citizens of the State of South Sudan, resident in the country, with he participation of Khartoum and the White Nile states in addition to the other concerned circles .

31 Aug 2014 description

Gaza Aug 28th (SUNA) – The Second Sudanese Medical Delegation chaired by the Consultant of Heart and Arteries and the Dean of Scientific Research Faculty in University of AL-Nelien, included medical doctors and representatives from the Sudanese Red Crescent, arrived Wednesday in Gaza.

In a statement to SUNA an official source at the Sudanese Red Crescent said that the Sudanese Delegation is the first delegation entered Gaza Strip after war ended and ceasefire agreement signed, and that the delegation will provide services to the wounded in different Gaza Strip Hospitals.

06 Aug 2014 description

Khartoum, August 5 (SUNA) - The Islamic Relief Agency (IRA) has distributed relief materials among the rain and flood- affected citizens in Al-Salha area in Omdurman city.

01 Aug 2014 description

Cairo, July 27 (SUNA) The delegation of the Sudanese Red Crescent including 12 doctors and surgeons led by dr. Mohamed Saeed al-Khalifa the cardiology consultant and the chancellor of Al-Azhari University has arrived Cairo on its way Gaza Strip.

The head of the delegation indicated in statement to SUNA that the movement of the delegation is a response to the Palestinian Red Crescent in Ram Allah, noting that the delegation has conducted a number of surgery operations during the first and second Israeli aggression on Gaza.

31 Jul 2014 description

Khartoum, July 30 (SUNA)- Three Qatari planes carrying relief materials to flood victims in Sudan, arrived to Khartoum Wednesday, in implementation of the directives of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Another shipment of relief material will arrive to Khartoum on Thursday within the context of the same Qatari humanitarian relief assistance to flood victims in Sudan.

28 Aug 2013 description

Khartoum, August. 26 (SUNA) - The Pakistan Government and the Pakistani community based in Sudan, expressed its sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the victims and their families affected by the recent floods and rains in Sudan .

The Pakistan Embassy in Khartoum has announced in press statement issued, Monday, said it has collected 125,000 SDG representing purchasing of the immediate needed items for the affected people including plastic sheets, mats, blankets and mosquitoes nets .

21 Jan 2012 description

January 20, 2012 (JUBA) - The United Nations (UN) has expressed serious concerns over the plight of more than 120,000 people, mainly women and children believed to have been displaced by ethnic violence in South Sudan’s largest state of Jonglei.

Lise Grande, the UN humanitarian coordinator for South Sudan on Friday described the situation as “very serious” saying those affected by the cycle of violence in the region urgently require humanitarian assistance.

“I can tell you the violence in Jonglei hasn’t yet stopped,” she said.

08 Jun 2011 description

Khartoum, June 7 (SUNA) - A five-million dollar health cooperation agreement to support Um-Al-Neil Project, which is being implemented by the Japanese Agency for International Cooperation (JAICA) AT Sennar and other states, was signed Tuesday between Sudan and Japan

The project aims for training midwives and supervising the preparatory phase of the re-productive health as well as supporting rural hospitals and provision of the logistics of the health work of the midwives

22 Apr 2011 description

Khartoum, April 21 (SUNA) - The 4th meeting of the joint cooperation Committee between the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at one side and the three States of Darfur, Blue Nile State and South Kordufan State Thursday continued its deliberations over four specialized sectors, including Health, water, vocational training and training in reproductive health. The main objective of the meeting was to assess the progress of these projects in the five States as agreed on last April 2010.