About The Ministry Of Health
The Ministry of Health was established among the government institution including the Ministries and commission. It evolved over the year to become the Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan after the independence 9th July 2011. Honorable Elizabeth Achuei is the current Minister of Health. The Minister has set a number of priorities for Ministry since assuming office. This include increasing the number of Health workers trained, expanding the number of facilities across the country, improving the management, motivation and development of Health workers and ensuring robust systems are in place to further all of these goals.
A Healthy and productive population fully exercising its human potential.
To improve the Health status of the population and provide quality Health care to all people of South Sudan, most especially the vulnerable women and children.
Right to Health, quality, pro- poor, community ownership and good governance.
The Ministry of Health is located at the Ministries complex, next to the Ministry of agriculture, forestry and Animal resources and fisheries. It comprises of number of Health system such as the state Ministries of Health, three teaching hospitals, seven state Hospitals( with other Health Facilities) e.g. public referral laboratory, Kirmayardit women Hospital in Rumbek; there are seventy nine county Health departments and over one thousand primary Health care centers and units.