Monthly Archives: May 2012

New issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal!

We are thrilled to announce that the May issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal is now available on our website – http://www.southsudanmedicaljournal.com. You can download the current issue as a pdf or view the individual articles – see below. … Continue reading

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Final Blog for Super 7

We nicknamed ourselves the Super 7, the seventh team to visit Wau. I hope that our report will do justice to the name. We have to be proud to look back at our achievements despite the initial difficulty with changes … Continue reading

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Half of South Sudan facing food shortages

The SSMJ came across the following article on the main BBC news website. This piece is about food shortages highlighted by the UN:   More than half the population of South Sudan are facing food shortages due to the continuing … Continue reading

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JubaLink new website launched

Just a quick note to say that JubaLink have launched a fantastic new website which is worth having a look at. JubaLink connects the Isle of Wight, Juba Teaching Hospital and South Sudan. Visit the website below: http://www.jubalink.org.uk 

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Monday 30th April – Teaching, toys and travelling.

Monday 30th April Today started out hot and sunny. Claire had a very productive day after having initially thought she would have nothing to do, as it was a public holiday. She then found the Obs and Gynae clinic heaving … Continue reading

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Old people at risk of “chronic” non-communicable diseases: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concerned that the growing numbers of older people in the absence of proper health care systems in South Sudan poses a risk of increases in chronic non-communicable disease, like cancer, diabetes, stroke and … Continue reading

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Monday 30th April Radio Wau

Monday 30th April Monday and the start of our last two days here in Wau. The good news is the generator has been fixed at the hospital and so there was light and fans. There was also water! It seems … Continue reading

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