Ministry of Health - News Updates



South Sudan Launches Nationwide Rollout of R21 Malaria Vaccine

Posted on: 2024-07-16
Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng emphasized the importance of vaccination as a complementary intervention to existing malaria control measures
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Akobo Community Leaders Meet with Minister of Health to Address Local Healthcare Challenges

Posted on: 2024-07-16
Minister Yolanda Awel, along with the community leaders, examined the broader health challenges facing South Sudan, with a particular focus on the Akobo community.
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Juba Teaching Hospital Expansion and Modernization Project Launched

Posted on: 2024-07-15
The expansion and modernization of Juba Teaching Hospital
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South Sudan and Canada Strengthen Healthcare Partnership

Posted on: 2024-07-01
Minister of Health, Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng, hosted Mr. Aly-khan Rajani, the Canadian Ambassador to South Sudan
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Minister of Health Highlights Epidemic Preparedness at Global Health Security Conference in Sydney

Posted on: 2024-06-20
Hon. Yolanda emphasized the crucial importance of epidemic preparedness around the globe.
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Minister of Health meets with a visiting delegation from The Global Fund

Posted on: 2024-06-14
Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng Juach held a meeting with a visiting delegation from the Global Fund headquarters led by Dr. Harley Feldbaum
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South Sudan and The Global Fund Sign New Partnership to Strengthen Health Response

Posted on: 2024-06-12
Declaration of Commitment and Joint Collaboration to Fight HIV, TB, and Malaria, Strengthen Immunisation and Health System in the Country
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South Sudan Ministry of Health Strengthens Partnerships with Global Fund and GAVI

Posted on: 2024-06-10
The acting Minister, Hon. Awut Deng Achuil, expressed deep gratitude for the unwavering support that the Global Fund and GAVI have provided to the people of South Sudan.
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Minister Yolanda Flags Off First Batch of Medicines to Flood-Affected Areas

Posted on: 2024-06-07
Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng Juach, has officially flagged off the first batch of essential medicines and medical equipment
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Minister Yolanda Secures Support from Egyptian Counterpart for Healthcare Improvements

Posted on: 2024-06-05
Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng, met with the Health and Population Minister of Egypt, Hon. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
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South Sudan Renews Commitment to Guinea Worm Eradication at World Health Assembly

Posted on: 2024-05-31
Hon. Undersecretary Dr. Ader Macar Aciek & the accompanying delegation, participated in a critical side...
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South Sudan Receives First Consignment of R21 Malaria Vaccine, Boosting Fight Against Deadly Disease

Posted on: 2024-05-31
Fight against malaria with the arrival of over 645,000 doses of the first consignment of the R21 Malaria Vaccine.
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Hon. Minister Yolanda Awel Deng to Champion Global Health Security at Sydney Conferences

Posted on: 2024-05-28
upcoming Global Health Security Conferences in Sydney, Australia. Scheduled for June 18th to 21st, 2024.
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South Sudan Ministry of Health Participates in Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge!

Posted on: 2024-05-26
Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge held in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 26th, 2024.
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Undersecretary Dr. Ader Macar Aciek Represents South Sudan at the 7th Annual Health Financing Forum

Posted on: 2024-04-17
7th Annual Health Financing Forum (AHFF) held in Washington D.C, USA,
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A New Era for Juba Teaching Hospital: Minister Launches Demolition for Phase Two Construction

Posted on: 2024-04-16
Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng Juach, officially launched the demolition
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Ministry of Health Explores Partnership with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, USA

Posted on: 2024-02-22
In a significant move towards advancing public health initiatives on cancer awarenes ......
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Ministry of Health Concludes Retreat on Health Sector Transformation Project (HSTP).

Posted on: 2023-11-03
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has concluded a three-day health sector project retreat held at the Imperial Plaza...
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Canadian Embassy and UNICEF Donate Motorcycles and Refrigerators to South Sudan to Boost Vaccination Efforts.

Posted on: 2023-10-30
Juba, South Sudan, October 30, 2023 – The Canadian Embassy and UNICEF South Sudan today donated 80 motorcycles and 90 cold chain refrigerators
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Ministry of Health Inaugurates Gudele General Hospital in Juba

Posted on: 2023-10-21
The National Ministry of Health has inaugurated the Gudele General Hospital, a new state-of-the-art healthcare facility that aims to end expensive medication
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South Sudan Launches 2023 National Malaria Indicator Survey

Posted on: 2023-10-16
The Ministry of Health of South Sudan officially launched the 2023 National Malaria Indicator Survey on October 16, 2023.
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National Ministry of Health Launches Distribution of Medicines to Seven States in South Sudan

Posted on: 2023-10-10
In an effort to improve healthcare access and meet the needs of citizens, the National Ministry of Health
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Health Minister and Partners meets VP for service cluster

Posted on: 2023-10-04
The National Minister of Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng Juach, the newly appointed UNICEF regional director, Ms. Etaleva Kadili and UNICEF South Sudan Representative
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South Sudan Health Minister in Tanzania to participate in the Human capital summit.

Posted on: 2023-07-27
The National Minister of Health Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng is in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam, to participate in the ongoing
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Annual Review Meeting for MOH and WHO

Posted on: 2023-07-18
The National Ministry of Health (MOH) held its annual review meeting on 18 July 2023 in Juba. The two-day meeting was launched by the Undersecretary..
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South Sudan Commemorate International Day of Nurses and Midwives

Posted on: 2023-05-17
South Sudan Nurse and Midwife association on 12th May, 2023, commemorated the international nurse and midwife day under the theme “Our Nurses, Our midwives, our future”
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Health Ministry appeal for budget increment

Posted on: 2023-05-15
The National Ministry of Health has appealed to the country’s leadership to increase the budget of health ministry to enable the ministry to train nurses and provide quality health care to the people.
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Ministry of Health and Partners convened an emergency Coordination meeting to consolidate efforts to support and respond to health crisis from the influx of returnees fleeing Sudan conflict.

Posted on: 2023-05-03
The national ministry of Health in the capital Juba is alert of the influx of returnees fleeing Sudan following the ongoing internal conflicts among the country’s army forces and the dangers it poses to the already fragile health system pigeon-holed with severely underdeveloped, high prevalence of communicable diseases, inadequate infrastructure, and shortage of trained medical personnel.
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Extra $70 million World Bank health funding to benefit millions across the country

Posted on: 2023-04-28
Once a country ravaged by war and conflict, South Sudan has been slowly rebuilding itself in the past decade. However, the country’s healthcare system remains severely underdeveloped, with a high prevalence of ...
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Health Ministry participated in the 75th Walk the talk Health for all.

Posted on: 19/4/2023
Juba 8th April 2023, The national Ministry of Health on 8th April 2023 participated in the 75th Walk the talk Health for all in Juba.
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Minister of Health Meets Ministry leadership and Partners

Posted on: 2023-04-19
The Minister of Health Hon. Yolanda Awel Deng chaired an Interagency coordination committee meeting for immunization activities with MoH senior management, donors, UN agencies and MoH partners to expand the immunization programme across South Sudan
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COVID-19 vaccinators in Rumbek cross streams and swamps to vaccinate cattle keepers

Posted on: 2023-03-25
As part of the ongoing National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, vaccinators in Rumbek are crossing streams and swamps to reach cattle keepers in the remote cattle camps in ...
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Health partners come together to boost essential health care service delivery

Posted on: 2023-03-08
In a move to enhance additional impact-oriented essential healthcare service delivery across the country, government and health practitioners have appealed to the implementing partners to increase efforts in ensuring ......
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