Responding to COVID-19, innovators in South Sudan are ramping up their efforts to find local solutions to local challenges. Take for example GoSanitize, a locally made hand sanitizer.
Unprecedented, volatile, and ever-changing dynamics brought forth by the COVID-19 global pandemic demands collective response, in the spirit of Harambee. Read all new blog by UNDP South Sudan's Accelerator Lab.
Addressing the growing shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, six regions in South Sudan are pulling together to meet an urgent need for face masks
Here is a look at the UN Security Council Resolutions on youth, peace and security, which urge governments and institutions to make way for younger voices to influence decision making. Why does it matter to young people in South Sudan? Read on to find out.
UNDP and UNMISS supported the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) and National Prison Service of South Sudan (NPSSS) to develop COVID-19 guidelines by drawing upon the public health guidance issued by the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity and the World Health Organization, as well as international, regional, and national best practices.
Addressing the growing impact of COVID-19 on South Sudan’s economy along with rising demand for sanitization products, communities are locally producing and distributing soap across hard to reach regions.
The fully functional Public Health Emergency Operations Centre in Juba will serve citizens across the country. Anyone in South Sudan can call 6666 to reach the call center with a health emergency.

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12.58 million

Population

50.6

Poverty rate

$1067

Per capita income

0.418

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