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Notes from China: Prosperity in Principle

By Thon Thon Following my recent visit to China, in which I attended a seminar on Parasitic Diseases Control and Elimination with the view to sharing experiences in service delivery structure and social administration of the Chinese system, I find it relevant to reflect on a few things. I believe every South Sudan who visits […]

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Nimule is a major entry point into South Sudan

Time Series Data Showing Monthly Fluctuations in the Volume of Sugar Import Between 2013 and 2014: A Case Study of Sugar Imported Via Nimule Border (at South Sudan-Uganda Border)

  By Alier Michael Majak ABSTRACT This research report deals with the analysis of South Sudan volume of imported quantities of Sugar in metric tons from Nimule Station for a period of two years (2013-2014) and specifically focuses on seasonal variations on the volume of imported sugar and their major determinants. Sugar has always drawn […]

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Of the 106 women operated with obstetric fistula, 19 (17.9%) had fistula when they were below 15 years, while about 51 (48.1%) of them experienced the condition at the age of 16-20. In total, about 70(66%) were below the age of 20 years, indicating that obstetric fistula is associated with early marriage/pregnancy.

The Burden of Obstetric Fistula: Characteristics of Women admitted and the Gaps in Preventing and Treating Obstetric Fistula in Three Regional Referral Hospitals in South Sudan

    By Machuor Daniel Arok, Joseph Atem Dut, Apin Deng Aher and Lual Lual Ashor ABSTRACT This study was undertaken with the overall goal to increase knowledge and understanding among stakeholders on the prevalence of obstetric fistula, including existing gaps in preventing and treating obstetric fistula in South Sudan. “Obstetric fistula occurs as a […]

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A Record of Alcohol-related Deaths at Juba Teaching Hospital

Prevalence of Alcohol-Related Mortality Among Reported Cases in Juba Teaching Hospital

Purpose: Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Authors: Siham Juan Lewai, Dona Joel Small, John Mabor Kok and Deng Simon Garang University: University of Juba College: College of Medicine Study Area/Period: Juba, South Sudan (January 2012 – December 2012) INTRODUCTION Despite general warning of […]

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Mother breastfeeding her baby. © IRIN

The Knowledge and Attitude of Lactating Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding in Juba, South Sudan

  University/College: University of Juba College of Medicine (Department of Community Medicine) Title: The Knowledge and Attitude of Lactating Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding in Juba, South Sudan Submitted By:  Wani Bosco Fabiano Ayire, Chol Mabil David Ajang, Wahib Natale Daniel, John Mawich Nangdor, Joshua Jockjio Thor Machar, Ruai Koang Mut Purpose:  A Thesis Submitted In […]

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Wantok Bak, one of the research team members. (File Photo)

Understanding the Life of Street Children in Juba City

In recent years Juba has experienced a rise in the number of street children, a problem attributed to trauma of the past protracted civil war in the Sudan, in addition to economic hardships following Goal: South Sudan free from street children. General objective: This research seeks to compile and consolidate information about street children in order to […]

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University of Juba students during a graduation ceremony.

Effects of Women’s Communication through Songs on Communities: A Case for Jonglei State

African is an important focus for scholars because of its diverse cultures. The distinction between men and women, as far as their role was concerned, was clear, and yet any conflicts that arose were well managed within the African framework. But with the advent of westernization which has become synonymous with civilization, there is unease […]

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