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Juba Link, one of RMF’s partner organizations, funds the South Sudan Medical Journal. The November 2016 issue is now posted on the journal’s website, with topics such as child immunization, managing an incomplete abortion, interpreting CT brain scans, performing lumbar punctures, running a nurse led diabetic clinic, and more. The South Sudan Medical Journal is also now a member of African Journals Online.

Update from South Sudan Medical Journal

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The number of Burundian refugees, many of whom are women and children, “fleeing violence, threats, extrajudicial killings, abduction, torture and persecution” has now surpassed 300,000. This press briefing from UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler further explains that resources for refugees are already overstretched in surrounding host countries, and additional support is urgently needed for the steady (and in some cases, increasing) number of new arrivals. Currently, Burundian refugees are seeking asylum in the following countries:

  • Tanzania: 163,084 Burundian refugees (78% of new arrivals are women and children.)
  • Rwanda: more than 81,000 Burundian refugees
  • Uganda : more than 41,938 Burundian refugees
  • Democratic...
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In its latest emergency update, the UNHCR reports that the number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda has significantly increased in the past 7 days: “24,814 people arrived in the last week, compared to 18,703 and 17,133 in the previous two weeks.” The report further explains:

  • 15,562 South Sudanese have fled to Uganda from September 9, 2016 to September 13, 2016.
  • Due to the threat of armed groups, more South Sudanese refugees have been entering Uganda at informal border crossings.
  • 72,000 refugees have now been transferred to Bidibidi Refugee Settlement. (Bidibidi was opened in early August 2016.)
  • “262 (5.6%)...
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The number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda rose even higher over the past 2 days, September 5, 2016 and September 6, 2016. News from the latest UNHCR emergency report includes:

  • 8,825 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda during September 5, 2016 and September 6, 2016.
  • 18,703 refugees arrived in Uganda during the past 7 days, compared to 12,400 during the previous 7-day period.
  • 119,636 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since July 1, 2016, according to field reports.
  • New arrivals reported fleeing from intimidation, looting, torture, killing, and youth being recruited by armed groups.
  • 4,380 refugees...
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