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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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Dear SSMJ reader,

We are pleased to announce that the November 2014 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.

This is a special issue for World AIDS Day, and we are proud that all the articles are by South Sudanese authors. We thank them for their contribution and also all the other people who reviewed or helped produce this issue – particularly Prof. James Hakim, who also penned the editorial. The hard copies of this...

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Health eVillages launches newest program to team up with Real Medicine Foundation in South Sudan to reduce world’s top maternal mortality rate

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.

Health eVillages, a program...

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Handout below from World Bank Presentation: Michael Matheke-Fischer presenting at the World Bank Group Annual Meetings last week on Scaling Up Health Services. For more information about the presentation visit the “World Bank Development Marketplace website”

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