Monthly Archives: February 2013

Latest issue of SSMJ is now available

Dear SSMJ Reader, The February 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. All previous issues of the … Continue reading

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REPORT OF A VISIT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM ON CLINICAL ATTACHMENT AT POOLE HOSPITAL AND ST MARY’S HOSPITAL, ISLE OF WIGHT

    From 6th October 2012 – 28th November 2012 By Peter Pal Chol Nyan The visit I visited UK on a 7- week clinical attachment in Poole hospital, mainly working in the department of diagnostic imaging (Ultrasound) .The grant for my visit was secured from … Continue reading

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Saturday 9th February 2013

Yesterday was one of saying ‘goodbyes’ to the nuns at CHTI, who have been so hospitable to us and to our colleagues at Wau Teaching Hospital.  We arrived at the hospital prior to our flight from Wau, to find that … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th February 2013

Our 5 bags of kit have arrived at last, and we have spent much of the day distributing kit and gifts. Only damage was to a pocket of one bag, which had contained cereal bars, and was nibbled by a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th February 2013

We in Wau have spent a very interesting day touring the other health related venues, as well as looking after some of the patients who had been causing some concern over the past few days.  Abi had a patient who … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th February 2013

We arrived at the hospital this morning to discover that two young women had sadly died:  one aged 28, a mother of several children who was 30 weeks pregnant and died from anaemia, the other from what was probably eclampsia … Continue reading

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Monday 4th February 2013

 It’s been another of those days that’s been two steps forward and one step backwards. Today we have hopefully identified an area to set up a High Dependency/recovery unit. This will be an on-going 2-year project, and the area we … Continue reading

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