Humanitarian Health Action

South Sudan health situation

10 April 2014 -- The third round of the Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) campaign conducted by Medair started in Tongping on 9 April 2014 targeting persons and a total of 452 people were vaccinated. HIV/AIDs and TB services have been initiated in UN House in Juba III by IMC, Juba Teaching Hospital, and MSF-B with the support from MoH, WHO and UNAIDS. The Health Cluster has delivered 965 099 medical interventions to internally displaced persons and host populations across the country.

South Sudan humanitarian medical assistance

Health Cluster partners conducting a mass measles campaign in Lankien
MSF/Wairimu Gitau
rtners conducting a mass measles campaign in Lankien

24 March 2014 -- Health Cluster partners has delivered 699 420 medical interventions to IDPs and host population, which is 36.7% of its target. In response to threats of diarrhoeal disease outbreaks, they have also stepped up health promotion efforts. The oral cholera vaccination campaign has reached 54 208 people in the second round in Tongping and Mingkaman IDP camps. In the Mingkaman IDP camp 33 244 people has received meningitis vaccination.

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WHO is urgently requesting US$ 10.95 million

WHO and the health cluster envisage to target 1.9 million for basic health services, prevention and response to outbreaks and supply of life saving medicines.

WHO is appealing US$ 4.1 million for immediate support

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