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
South Sudan Human Rights Day celebrations
"The one thing South Sudanese must uphold is protection of human rights, which represents the liberation it sought",... More10 December 2012
On a foggy, overcast morning, trainers arrived at a cattle camp in Eastern Equatoria State armed with flipcharts, and plastic model,... More15 november 2012
- More than 60 women treated for fistula during country-wide campaign
The magnitude of fistula in South Sudan is not clearly known. But considering the prevalence of early marriages... More6 december 2012
A grant of US$27 million over three years will renovate ante natal clinics, maternity wards, laboratories, blood banks institutes... More15 November 2012
- A community of former pastoralists in southern Sudan has begun a new journey. After being forced to sell their livestock in recent droughts, they are now part of a cooperative embracing a new way of life in agriculture. And by working together, the group's yield will be higher.
Farmers in South Sudan begin again
- 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 have their say ahead of independence
Through the Development Assistance Framework for South Sudan the United Nations will stand with the newest nation to put in place the building blocks for statehood.
Link: Full Report
Children and youth in South Sudan 'have their say' ahead of independence
FAO responds to food insecurity in South Sudan
Southerners return home from the North
UNFPA helping South Sudan to deliver
Achievements of the UN's demining programme
The United Nations Family in South Sudan is comprised of 23 agencies, funds and programmes.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) | United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UNWOMEN) | Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) | United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) | World Food Programme (WFP) | United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) | United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) | Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) | International Labour Organization (ILO) | Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) | World Health Organisation (WHO) | United Nations Mine Action Office (UNMAO) | World Bank | United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) | United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) | United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) | United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) | United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) | International Organization for Migration (IOM) | South Sudan Recovery Fund | United Nations Volunteers Programme |