Over 13,500 children vaccinated following measles outbreak in Abyei Special Administration Area

Following the declaration of measles outbreak in Abyei Special Administrative Area by the State Ministry of Health, Save the Children along with other health partners has supported the Ministry of Health in developing a micro plan and mobilizing resources. The …

Over 13,500 children vaccinated following measles outbreak in Abyei Special Administration Area

Following the declaration of measles outbreak in Abyei Special Administrative Area by the State Ministry of Health, Save the Children along with other health partners has supported the Ministry of Health in developing a micro plan and mobilizing resources. The …

South Sudan: Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) – Epidemiological Update, Week 04 (January 21 – 27, 2019)

Major Epidemiological Developments W04 2019

The completeness for IDSR reporting at the county level was 59% in week 4 of 2019 . The completeness for EWARS reporting from IDPs was 69%.

A reactive Measles vaccination campaign will be conducted targeting …

Egyptian Babies Get Blue Ribbons as Parents Say ‘No’ to Female Genital Mutilation

Doctors at two Cairo hospitals will pin blue ribbon badges to the clothing of newborn baby girls on Wednesday as they launch a campaign to persuade parents in Egypt to “say no to female genital mutilation.”

The country has the …

Sudan: Population Dashboard – Refugees from South Sudan (as of 15 January 2019)

Total number of refugees: 846,204

UNHCR/COR registered refugees: 386,471

IPP registered & unregistered: 459,733

Total arrivals in 2019: 1,655

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Sudanese Security Forces Use Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters

Sudanese security forces used tear gas on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of lawyers pushing for the release of activists detained during recent anti-government protests, witnesses said.

The demonstration outside the supreme court building in Khartoum was one of several staged …

Central African Republic, Rebel Groups Initial Peace Deal

Central African Republic’s government on Tuesday initialed a peace deal with 14 armed groups following unprecedented talks aimed at ending more than five years of conflict.

The agreement represents rare hope for one of the world’s poorest nations, where religious …