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, 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 »
UNHCR, 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 »
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 »