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A New Dawn

The day that announced the start of training dawned bright. As I sat by the Nile sipping a slightly rancid Nescafe coffee, I wondered what the day would bring. “Two hours wait for everyone,” I mused, with a grin. “Then … Continue reading

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A moment of realisation

We slept solidly that night and I greeted the Tim and Rich on the banks of the Nile just shy of lunch time. Shortly after 2pm we were greeted by Oromo, who drove us back to JTH. We drove in … Continue reading

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Can a Three Day Training Visit Really Make a Difference?

Email from South Sudan: Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 05:28:01 +0000 Subject: Training for Postgraduate Medical Education kicks off in Juba Dear All, I am grateful to inform all  of you about  the TOT for Postgraduate Medical Education and Training … Continue reading

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New Issue of the SSMJ!

The November 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 journal are on … Continue reading

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Red Cross volunteers recieve training in Jonglei

November 15, 2012 (BOR) – The Jonglei branch of the South Sudan Red Cross has begun a six-day training for newly recruited volunteers on hygiene, sanitation and disaster management, the organisation’s director, David Gai told Sudan Tribune on Thursday in Bor. Students … Continue reading

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MSF addresses unprecedented malaria outbreak in Aweil

Juba, October 29, 2012 – An unprecedented malaria outbreak affecting Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal state since May has been brought under control, international medical-humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. Between March and August, MSF hospitalised 1612 children with malaria – … Continue reading

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South Sudan: Emergency nutrition at the Apada camp for South Sudanese returnees

Apada Camp, Aweil Center County, South Sudan – “Over 100 mothers are crowded under the tree in Apada camp, each with a baby in her arms and another two or three young children waiting in amongst their brightly coloured skirts. … Continue reading

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