Health & Nutrition

Monday 11 November 2019

Pneumonia is killing one child every hour in South Sudan

Pneumonia claimed the lives of 7,640 children under the age of five in South Sudan last year, or one child every hour, according to a new UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality analysis.

Friday 16 August 2019

Women saving lives of children in hard to reach areas

Kapoeta, South Sudan - Women humanitarians in South Sudan are not only the frontline workers putting their lives on the line to save others but doing whatever it takes to reach the ‘hard to reach areas.

Nachai, 32, Save the Children volunteer who screens U5 children and educates mothers/Tito Justin

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Reducing malnutrition to improve health saves lives in South Sudan

Reducing malnutrition to improve health saves lives in South Sudan

Sunday*, 2yrs, eating plumpy sup at Save the Children Julljok PHCC in Abyei Special Administrative Area/Tito Justin.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

270,000 Children in South Sudan at Risk of Starvation, 20,000 Expected to Die from Extreme Hunger

One in two people face starvation in South Sudan, as extreme hunger hits more states

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Not Educated, but Can Treat Childhood Illnesses

Save the Children trains hundreds of women who cannot read and write to treat childhood illnesses and malnutrition

Mother Lochin took her 2-year-old son Lokale* to a Save the Children-trained community health worker and has made a full recovery. Martin Kharumwa / Save the Children

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