A member of a civil society organization has said voluntarily testing sites for HIV/AIDS have run out of testing kits in some parts of the country. The Voluntary Counselling and Testing centers that reportedly lack…
Dr. Evan Atar is a South Sudanese doctor who won UN award for treating Sudanese refugee in Maban hospital in Northern Upper Nile State. The award honors unsung heroes, who have gone beyond the call of…
A recent study in Juba has found that 14% of HIV and AIDs patients die within 12 months of diagnosis due to late treatment. The report titled: “Late entry to HIV and AIDS care and…
Health authorities in Gbudue State say it will soon dispatch experts in addition to surveillance team at South Sudan boarder with DR Congo to monitor the movement of people there. Recently, an outbreak of Ebola…
May 28, 2018 (JUBA) – The medical charity, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said it concluded a four-week preventive oral vaccination campaign conducted in the South Sudanese capital, Juba.
Working with the health authorities and partners, the organisation said it vaccinated over 200,000 people against the deadly disease.
The preventive vaccination campaign, MSF said in a statement, was held from 24 April to 22 May 22 12 areas of Juba where people were identified most at risk in previous (…)
Out of what he says are pure concerns for the health of his patient, the personal physician of the President of South Sudan Dr. Mawien Akot – a renowned Breast Cancer specialist – has revealed that the President has multiple… Continue Rea…
April 29, 2018 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir says he is mentally fit and not sick, despite reports to the contrary, which he descried as a political propaganda.
Kiir, who spoke through his press secretary, said he is fit, in good health and carrying out his constitutional mandate.
“The president is in good health and fit to continue to lead this nation. If he is sick, the government will come out and tell the people of South Sudan of his health. But now there is no problem,” (…)
April 26, 2018 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s acting army chief of staff, Gen. Gabriel Jok Riak was Thursday flown to Kenya, “unconscious” after he had reportedly complained of chest and stomach discomfort.
Riak was scheduled to accompany the body of late army chief, General James Ajongo Mawut who died last week.
It was not immediately established what caused Riak’s condition, with the military and family sources providing conflicting accounts.
For instance while family members linked it to fatigue (…)