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Capacity development workshop for hospital managers in Sudan

Capacity_development_workshop_for_hospital_managers_in_Sudan5 May 2017 – The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with WHO organized a capacity development workshop for hospital managers in Sudan between 18 and 25 April 2017 aiming to provide hospital managers with an understanding of hospital management issues that will help them to improve service delivery and enhance their knowledge and skills to strengthen hospital performance and moving towards universal health coverage.

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Sudan: first to introduce life-saving meningitis A vaccine into routine immunization

Sudan_immunizationAbout 720 000 children under one year of age in Sudan will be vaccinated this year against meningitis through the routine immunization system.

Khartoum, 28 July 2016 – Children in Sudan are set to become the first in the meningitis belt to benefit from the introduction of meningitis A vaccine into a routine immunization programme. The vaccine, previously only used in immunization campaigns across Africa, will be administered to children as part of the country's routine schedule.

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Events

Sudan advances global leadership on humanitarian and development nexus

August 9, 2017 - Bridging the gap between saving lives in emergencies, and building lives with resilience and development: Sudan is one of the global leaders on this key issue,...

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Pioneering plan to fight antimicrobial resistance in Sudan

July 27, 2017 - To help stop antimicrobial resistance (AMR) from killing millions and costing the global economy trillions of dollars, partners from the health and agriculture sectors finalized a...

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In focus

Access to key medicine for nearly 2 million Sudanese due to USAID contribution

July 23, 2017 - In early 2017, health systems across Sudan, and especially in Darfur, Blue Nile, and Kordofan, were struggling with an increasing burden, as no less than 3,4 million...

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The WHO country office in Sudan is announcing the following position: Polio Eradication Officer (closing date 15 February 2017) Applications should be made to: e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  indicating the position title and the duty station...

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Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 38 435
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 11.6
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 311
Primary health care units and centres (per 10 000 population) 1.6
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 64.1

Source: Country statistical profiles 2016

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