Hepatitis E Surges in South Sudan Camps
The World Health Organisation has confirmed an increase in the number of Hepatitis E cases that has so far infected thousands and killed scores in refugee camps.
A refugee camp in South Sudan (file photo).
Sudan Tribune, 30 January 2013
A surge in the number of cases of Hepatitis E in the four refugee camps near the border with Sudan has contaminated 3,319 people and led to 69 deaths since July, the Southern... read more »
UN News Service, 9 November 2012
The United Nations refugee agency today warned that efforts to contain a Hepatitis E outbreak in South Sudan is being threatened due to lack of funding, and concern is growing with... read more »
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 9 November 2012
The UN refugee agency on Friday warned that its capacity to contain an outbreak of hepatitis E among the refugee population in South Sudan was increasingly stretched at a time when... read more »
The Citizen, 14 September 2012
The South Sudan Ministry of Health Undersecretary in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) announced the outbreak of... read more »