91 Results For "Upper Nile state"
Al Kashafa Hospital

MSF leaves legacy of community hospital in White Nile state

Seven years after launching an emergency response for South Sudanese refugees and local communities in Sudan’s White Nile state, we are handing over activities to the Ministry of Health. Project Update - 21 Dec 2021
Floodings in South Sudan - aerial images
South Sudan

Third year of severe floods leaves nearly 800,000 people struggling

Some of the worst floods in decades have left hundreds of thousands of people across northern South Sudan in urgent need of assistance. Crisis Update - 17 Nov 2021
Floods in Pibor
South Sudan

Worsening flooding increases health risks

South Sudan's severe floods are leaving people without adequate food, water or shelter. Malaria cases are rising and other disease outbreaks are likely. Project Update - 22 Oct 2020
Life inside the Protection of Civilians sites in South Sudan

Between war and fragile health systems, tackling TB in Sudan and South Sudan

Years of war and a fragile health system have left many people without TB treatment in South Sudan and Sudan; MSF is improving diagnosis and treatment for those who've had to flee. Voices from the Field - 24 Mar 2020
Al Kashafa Hospital 2020

Four things you need to know about South Sudanese refugees in Sudan

Sudan is home to thousands of South Sudanese refugees. Many live in camps and their needs are great. Here are four things you should know. Project Update - 3 Feb 2020
Still enormous humanitarian needs in South Sudan
South Sudan

There’s a lot to be done to address the uncountable health needs

Africa's newest country, South Sudan, is still feeling the effects from violence since 2013, including a decimated health system where there are few local medical staff and people can walk up to 7 days to a hospital, explains Endashaw Mengistu. Voices from the Field - 16 Apr 2019
Nduta Refugee Camp, Tanzania
Mental health

Displaced and distressed: people’s mental health in East Africa

MSF teams in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda are seeing the numbers of patients seeking treatment for mental health issues is increasing – in some cases even doubling – because of violence and displacement. Project Update - 22 Jan 2019
Traditional Birth Attendants cooperate with MSF

Dreams of returning home remain distant for displaced in Darfur camp

Two years ago, fighting erupted in Jebel Marra, southwestern Sudan, forcing nearly 160,000 people to look for protection. Over 23,000 settled around the small village of Sortoni and clustered together to form a camp for displaced people. But many are still reluctant to return home despite the difficulties of life in the displaced people’s camps. Voices from the Field - 18 May 2018
Malakal Mental Health
South Sudan

The mounting mental health toll in Upper Nile State

The Malakal Protection of Civilian site (PoC) was created at the beginning of 2014 to offer temporary protection to the population of the area who were caught up in fighting in South Sudan's Upper Nile region. But four years on, the difficult living conditions, the loss of hope, feelings of enclosure, as well as limited livelihood opportunities have had an effect on the mental health of those who are trapped inside. Voices from the Field - 17 Apr 2018
Introducing the team.
South Sudan

Decentralised healthcare in Upper Nile State

In South Sudan’s north-east Upper Nile State, medical care for people living in remote areas is almost non-existent. Years of civil war and budget cuts have lead to chronic underfunding and a near collapse of pre-existing medical structures. Photo Story - 13 Feb 2018
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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