See below for the introduction from UNHCR’s report, 2015 Regional Response Plan South Sudan Situation. A PDF of the report can be found at the bottom of the post.

“Since fighting broke out in South Sudan in December 2013, civilians have borne the brunt of the conflict. Despite the signature of a cessation of hostilities under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in January 2014, the situation on the ground remains dire. Violations of the agreement continue to be reported, active hostilities have continued in Upper Nile, Jonglei, and Unity States, and there are ominous...

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The latest news from our friends at Hiccup Circus Uganda…

Dear friend of Hiccup Circus Uganda.

With an upcoming three-weeks school break we are excited to push along side our cast to overcome struggle of producing a new spectacular stage show with our group of young circus artists. All the individual acts and stunts that our young performers have been working on will now be put into a cohesive story of hope and change, to show and inspire other youth of Uganda.

During the month of March we were luck enough to spread word about our amazing project on a...

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Director of Programs, India Prabhakar Sinha is presenting on behalf of RMF at the Sankalp Summit in New Delhi. The Sankalp Summit is a leading global convening that brings together businesses, investors, policy makers, and others interested in inclusive business. The Summit is in its 7th annual edition this year, and over 1,000 participants from 25+ countries are expected to participate.

The posters below are part of Prabhakar’s presentation on RMF’s Malnutrition Eradication Inititiave in Madhya Pradesh and give an excellent overview of the program.






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For information and planning for the South Sudan refugees in Kiryandongo.

South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan PDF

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Dear SSMJ reader,

We are pleased to announce that the February 2015 issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal is now available on our website – http://www.southsudanmedicaljournal.com. You can download it as a PDF or view the individual articles which are listed below. We thank everyone who contributed to or reviewed this issue. Hard copies are being funded by a generous grant from CordAid.

We are looking for items for future issues. So please send us articles on your research, case reports, clinical guidance, and news of projects. We can help you prepare these for publication (and see...

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Press Release

January 29, 2015

Real Medicine Foundation South Sudan and UNICEF South Sudan Partnership

Malnutrition Treatment, Education and Outreach in Jonglei State, South Sudan

Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) is proud to announce a new partnership with UNICEF and the South Sudan Ministry of Health to bring our expertise in Malnutrition Treatment, Education and Outreach to one of the hardest hit areas of South Sudan, Jonglei State. The partnership agreement between RMF and UNICEF was signed in December 2014 with RMF preparing for launch in January and rolling out the activities in February, 2015.

This new initiative is...

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From January 13-16 Daniel Ruben Ateng Kwang, S/Inspector for Training, Curriculum and Skills Standard, visited the Panyadoli Vocational Training Program at Kiryandongo Refugee Settlment. He writes, “The purpose of this visit is to assess the progress of the skills training of the South Sudanese Refugees at Panyadoli Vocational Technical Institute (PVTI) in Kiryandogo Refugees Settlement, Uganda.”

Please see attached PDF for his full report.

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READING, MA – (January 15, 2015)Health eVillages , a program of the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization and Physicians Interactive, was founded by Donato Tramuto on the belief that no one should be denied the basic right to healthcare because they were born poor or live in a community without access to care.

Health eVillages today released an annual booklet about its efforts to bring high-quality care to underserved populations in 2014. The full report, with more information about Health eVillage’s mission, contributions to global health, and accomplishments, can be downloaded at:

www.healthevillages.org/wp-content/themes/foundation/images/HeV_Brochure.pdf

Tramuto reported...

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Health eVillages launches its newest program by teaming up with the Real Medicine Foundation in South Sudan to reduce top maternal mortality rate in the world

November 04, 2014 by Marrison Worthington

Humanitarian organizations deploy mobile resources immediately to save babies’ lives

READING, MA – (November 4, 2014) – No mother should have to die giving life to a child. But in South Sudan a woman has a 1 in 7 chance of dying in pregnancy and childbirth in her lifetime – the highest official maternal mortality rate in the world with 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births.1

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