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”
A technical committee formed to investigate the deaths of the 15 children in Kapoeta following a measles vaccination campaign in May is expected to visit Kapoeta in August to determine those responsible for the unfortunate incident.