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Mark Cline Lucey, the Senior Leadership & Senior Project Programs Director atVermont Commons SchooI would love to request your help with a service project his 10th grade Social Studies class has been doing.  They partnered with Burlington, Vermont’s Sudan Development Foundation … 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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South Sudan: healthcare in the mountains – in pictures

If you click on the hyperlink below you will be taken to a great article on the Guardian’s website. There are some incredible photographs of inspiring work being carried out in South Sudan’s mountainous Boma district, run by international health charity … Continue reading

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Virtual Media Roundtable – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Releases Guinea Worm Case Numbers for 2012

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Carter Center Guinea worm experts Drs. Donald R. Hopkins and Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben will host a media roundtable via Google+ Hangout to announce the provisional Guinea worm case totals for 2012 and discuss significant progress … Continue reading

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Jonglei: Polio campaign commences amidst insecurity fears

The following first appeared in the Sudan Tribune: By Julius N. Uma (JUBA) – As South Sudan’s campaign against polio got under-way on Tuesday, health experts expressed fears that the three-day house-to-house exercise could face serious setbacks due to insecurity … Continue reading

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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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