20 Jul 2018

Introduction

The health system in South Sudan is a three tier system comprising of Primary Health Care Units (PHCU), Primary Health Care Centers (PHCC) and Hospitals (county, state, police or military).

The health facilities have been built by the Government while others have been built by local and international non-governmental organisations operating in South Sudan.

MSF Vaccination Campaign in Pibor. [File Photo]
“233 cases of cholera have now been recorded in Juba and 5 people have died from the disease. In Tomping camp, 6 suspected Cholera cases have been reported, which, together with the living conditions at the camp, leaves its residents at a higher risk of contracting the disease”
The Director at the department of blood donation in Wau teaching hospital says that the department is being faced with numerous challenges.