WHO hands over new maternity ward in Bor, Jonglei

7 February 2013. Nine months after starting work in Bor state hospital, WHO has handed over a fully equiped

maternity ward to Jonglei State health authorities. The new ward, built with funds from the Canadian

International Developent Agency (CIDA) is a 40 bed health facility with modern equipment...More

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  • As South Sudan geared up in preparations for the birth of a new nation, children from all across South Sudan voiced their opinion and rights for making their country a better one to live in.
Children and youth in South Sudan 'have their say' ahead of independence
  • children from Gudele Model School perform

  • children and parliamentarians come together

  • landmine victim speaks during the event


  • children participate in a panel discussion

  • nderia Juan sits on the children's panel

  • James Kerbay Okuru (Living Water) participates in the children's panel for the Day of the African Child

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FAO responds to food insecurity in South Sudan
  • women collecting water in Aweil

  • supported Farmer Field School

  • A young boy displays his days catch

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Southerners return home from the North
  • Description: eturnees from Kosti leaving a barge at Juba Port

  • Description: everend William Chan (SSRRC) addresses SSTV

  • Description: OM registration team at Juba Port

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UNFPA helping South Sudan to deliver
  • UNV midwife supports mother with twins

  • grandmother with grandchild

  • child holding baby sister

  • student listens to the foetal heart

  • pregnant mother laying on top of a delivery kit

  • BA with baby

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Achievements of the UN's demining programme
  • mine action celebrations

  • mine action celebrations

  • mine action 5

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