In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in South Sudan, UNDP and UNICEF are together distributing 258,620 face masks throughout the country.
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.
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
In immediate response to COVID-19 and in line with our mandate to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities, 10 ventilators and 3000 Xpert Xpress COVID-19 test kits to the Ministry of Health.
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.
This course provides an overview and tips for reporting on the virus that is intended for journalists in South Sudan. Short videos and audio versions are available to download and access online based on your internet connectivity.
United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Access to Justice project has held meetings with the leadership of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) to discuss the need to sensitize and create awareness on COVID-19

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12.58 million

Population

50.6

Poverty rate

$1067

Per capita income

0.418

Human Dev. Index

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