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Reducing maternal deaths through Home Health Promoters

The vast majority of maternal deaths are preventable when women have access to quality ante- and post-natal care, along with a safe delivery environment where skilled personnel are present and where emergency obstetric care is provided. Bringing an end to preventable maternal death within a generation is doable but progress is still a bit slow.

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Family Planning: Making a Woman’s Dreams Come True

Given the highest maternal mortality ratio in the world, the Government of the Republic of South Sudan through the Ministry of Health (MoH) is committed to providing comprehensive and integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services. Women and adolescents are...

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Reducing maternal deaths through Home Health Promoters

Only 40% of people in South Sudan are within reach of health facilities and have consistent access to primary health care services. The Boma Health Initiative seeks to provide sustainable delivery of essential health care and public health programmes at the community...

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A day at Juba’s pediatric hospital

Dr Bruno’s freshly pressed white shirt contrasts the sea of colours he passes every morning on his way to work at Al Sabbah Hospital, where dozens of mothers are already waiting, draped in long dresses of countless shades, their babies sleeping in their arms....

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Students debate the benefits of health care

Students debate the benefits of health care Under the second phase of the Health Pooled Fund (HPF2), implementing partners (IPs) allocate funds to integrate healthcare with education through an emphasis on school health activities and health promotion. Student health...

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Community outreach shares knowledge that saves lives

Community outreach shares knowledge that saves lives Community mobilisation is a key strategy for encouraging pregnant women to deliver at health facilities and ultimately helping to reduce South Sudan’s high maternal mortality rate. In Tonj South County, Warrap...

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HPF makes surgery a reality in remote Panyijiar

HPF makes surgery a reality in remote Panyijiar Surrounded by swamps, Ganyiel in rebel-held Panyijiar county has mostly remained an island of calm in in the southern Unity region of South Sudan which was plagued by ongoing conflict throughout 2015. The Panyijiar...

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