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Breastfeeding campaign ends with a celebration in Juba health center; 15,000 people reached in South Sudan

World Vision was able to bring awareness to an estimated 15, 000 people in 11 locations around Juba, the country’s capital city

South Sudan’s State Ministry of Health (SMH) and program partners gathered in Rock City health center last Tuesday, 7 August 2018 to celebrate the final day of World Vision’s weeklong breastfeeding campaign. This year’s global campaign theme was “Breastfeeding: Foundation of life”. World Vision was able to bring awareness to…

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South Sudan: Exclusive breastfeeding: Giving your baby a healthy start in life

In a country where over 1.1 million children are suffering from malnutrition, and where cultural norms and beliefs continue to affect optimum infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices exclusive breastfeeding; only 45 per cent of children are exclusively breastfed

Out of 7 million people in need in South Sudan, an estimated 4.2 million or 60 per cent are children. With the unrelenting food insecurity sweeping across the country, the children’s most basic needs like food and nutrition, health and education take the hardest hit and need to be addressed…

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Princess Sarah Zeid champions maternal and child health as she visits World Vision’s nutrition project in South Sudan

The World Food Programme (WFP) provides nutrition supplies for the moderate acute malnutrition cases as well as budget funding in running the 11 nutrition centers in Juba

Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan, a global advocate for maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, rights and wellbeing visited World Vision's nutrition program at Gurei primary health care center (PHCC) in Juba, South Sudan, today.  During the visit, Princess Sarah recognized the important role of women as…

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World Vision Statement Regarding our Past Engagement with Islamic Relief Agency in Sudan

World Vision has robust controls and screening processes in place and condemns any diversion of aid funding and strongly condemn any act of terrorism or support for those activities

World Vision’s work in Sudan is focused on improving the lives of the most vulnerable children. In 2017, our programs reached approximately 674,000 vulnerable people, 70 percent of these were children and women.  The work sub-granted to IRA in 2014 was a very small percentage of our significant program expenditures…