Monthly Archives: February 2012

New issue of the SSMJ!

Dear all, The February issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal is now available on our website – http://www.southsudanmedicaljournal.com. As well as the current issue, you can find all our previous issues of the journal and also catch up with the … Continue reading

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SOUTH SUDAN: High hopes for defeating “neglected” diseases

Interesting article found on the Irin News website. They are a humanitarian news and analysis site which is linked to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: JUBA, 23 February 2012 (IRIN) – Health workers in the world’s newest country are … Continue reading

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SSMJ Clinical Guidance: How to Insert a Chest Drain

Following on from last weeks article concerning how to treat kerosene poisoning we have another clincical guidance piece for you. This has been taken from the SSMJ’s extensive back catalogue. There is a wealth of articles to explore simply visit: www.southsudanmedicaljournal.com … Continue reading

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South Sudan: Health Ministry Declares Nation Meningitis Free

Juba — The health ministry on Friday declared South Sudan meningitis free and denied media reports that an outbreak of the disease had occurred in parts of the country, which reportedly lies in the “meningitis belt.” Lul Riek, the ministry’s … Continue reading

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UNICEF, Gender ministry to develop child protection strategy

February 16, 2012 (JUBA) — South Sudan’s ministry of gender, child and social welfare in collaboration with United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday resolved to develop a framework for strategic plans on child protection in the country. Priscilla Nyanyang, … Continue reading

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South Sudan Faces 470,000-Ton Grain Deficit, Food Insecurity

The following article about grain shortages in South Sudan was found in Bloomberg’s Business week: South Sudan faces a grain shortfall of 470,000 metric tons this year, close to half the country’s total consumption, that will make more people food … Continue reading

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SSMJ Clinical Guidance: How to treat kerosene poisoning

The South Sudan Medical Journal has an impressive back catalogue of clinical information and guidance which is open to anyone to view. Here at the blog we will be publishing a selection of these excellent articles over the next few … Continue reading

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