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South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin #10, 1- 10 October 2020

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness:

In October 2020, 3,687 normal deliveries were attended by skilled birth attendants.
There were some 432,797 outpatient consultations conducted to treat different illness in October.

  • Prevent, detect and respond to epidemic prone disease outbreaks:
    In October 2020, 328 alerts were received for different epidemic prone diseases out of which 70% alerts were verified and responded to within 48 hours.
    A total of 499 children (6 months to 15 years) were vaccinated against measles.

  • Quality Essential Clinical Health Services

Some 54 new Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) children with complications were treated in stabilization centres during October 2020.
In year 2020, averagely per month 27 health facilities are reported providing sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) services. Around 12 SGBV survivors received clinical management of rape (CMR) services in October 2020.

  • Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response:

In October around 16,597 beneficiaries received Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas. There were 46 health facilities reported providing MPHSS services in vulnerability settings.