South Sudan Health Sector: the untold story

“It is what is unsaid that divides the people” Dr Francis Deng Majok
By Pal Chol
To begin with, Juba Teaching Hospital is the main National Referral Hospital which falls under the jurisdiction of the National Ministry of Health like Malakal and Wau Teaching Hospitals.
The Director-General, the deputy and the Medical Director are appointed through a Ministerial Order. They are accountable to the Under-Secretary who reports to the Minister.
The policies of running the Hospitals come from (…)


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Identity issue in South Sudan

WE ARE NATIONALITIES AND NOT ONE PEOPLE ONE NATION By Kim Gai Ruot
One Nation is defined as people with one ethnicity, language and common origin. South Sudanese do not have common descent, language and ethnicity. We became one people by colonial making and not a creation. The original position of consent is an amalgam of ethnicity and descend. Original consent is always happening tacitly through cultural intuition of one people. As such we are indeed different peoples and different (…)


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