In 2017 and with a population of 166,000, Aweil West had only 4 healthcare facilities to cater to the needs of the sick. Today, healthcare access in South Sudan remains a challenge!
Kindly watch this youtube video by @Concern

Although 44% of the population lives within a one-hour walking distance of a public healthcare facility, there are only 400 facilities that are operational, serving a population of 12 million.…
#Southsudan ranks 5th in the world's highest maternal mortality (death) rates, one reason being lack of timely access to health services as we see in this video by #unicefssudan. Many causes of disease and death in South Sudan are preventable!

The 'people' continue to pay the price of ongoing conflict and suffer instability, mental & emotional fatigue, loss of lives, loved ones, and widespread illness. 10 years of independence after a 5-decade war and the citizen is still not 'living peacefully'
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Ajok Bol had her left leg amputated. In the video, little Longar has been suffering from a leg fracture for over a year. We hope he does not lose his leg and gets the opportunity to enjoy the future that awaits him!

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Natural disasters further contribute to disease, loss of assets, lack of access to and lack of affordability to health care. Half a million people are affected by floods today and 7 million are food insecure!
#HRSS #Fangak_county
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The poverty of Healthcare!
What do you think is happening in this picture?

@jokmadut @Zaabi_Dominic_A I saw you shared this too.

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What do you think is happening in the picture in the previous tweet? (note; they are walking through water)
The @MoHsouthsudan healthcare budget has dropped to 1% of the country's annual budget. How much quality health services could they really deliver with this budget?
All South Sudanese deserve access to quality health care. It is critical that the political leadership allocates equitable and adequate resources in health to ensure Universal Health Coverage!
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These images from Juba Teaching Hospital spark hope for the people! We appreciate the generosity and kindly ask donors to continue supporting the health sector whilst the country paces with stabilizing peace and the economy!
@WHOSouthSudan @AfDB_Group @china_aid_cm
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