World Health Organization (WHO) - South Sudan
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WHO to expand support in strengthening the delivery of primary health care and essential health services through Canadian grant

The project focuses on an equity-oriented, gender responsive and human rights-based approach, to reach more disadvantaged populations who are at risk of being left behind

As part of its efforts to ensure the delivery and utilization of stronger and more resilient primary health care and essential health services during the COVID-19 response and recovery, the World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development…

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Over 56 000 individuals vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Morobo, Lainya and Yei River Counties of Central Equatoria State, South Sudan

The pre-emptive yellow fever vaccination is part of the global strategy to Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics by 2026

The Ministry of Health with support from Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics (EYE) partners including WHO, GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and other health implementing partners have completed a pre-emptive yellow fever vaccination campaign. The campaign targeting 57 443 individuals, aged 9 months to 60 years, was conducted in Morobo, Lainya…

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Coronavirus - South Sudan: COVID-19 vaccination kicks-off in South Sudan

South Sudan aims at vaccinating 40 per cent of its population against COVID-19

South Sudan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive kicked off today with health workers getting their first dose of the Astra Zeneca vaccine at Juba Teaching Hospital. The first person in the country to be vaccinated against the virus was the Hon. Minister of Health Elizabeth Achuei. In the coming weeks and months,…

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Coronavirus - South Sudan strengthens the capacity of health care workers to improve COVID-19 case management

The training aims to build the capacity of health workers for COVID-19 Case Management and emergency response in the context of COVID-19

To establish optimal capacities for effective COVID-19 patients care, the Ministry of Health with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) trained over 350 health care workers in the 10 states and 4 prioritized COVID-19 locations in South Sudan. The training aims to build the capacity of health workers for…