Most of the South Sudanese who arrived in Sudan are accommodated at the two camps in White Nile State.In Sudan, some 100 000 new internally displaced people in South Darfur and in North Darfur, and more than 45 000 South Sudanese who have arrived in the country, are in need of heath assistance.
The World Health Organization has distributed 25 basic health kits, one trauma kit, five rapid response kits and other essential medicines to six health partners providing services to displaced people in camps in South Darfur and White Nile states.
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A strong health surveillance system allows a timely response to save lives.With support from the World Health Organization (WHO), three clinics managed by Labena, Sudanese Red Crescent Society and SIBRO have started providing services to cover the health needs of people affected by conflict in South Sudan. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, some 24 700 people had arrived from South Sudan to five states in Sudan by 10 February 2014.
WHO donated medicines and supplies to five health partners to ensure uninterrupted delivery of critical health services in different IDP camps in North Darfur.
Emergency surgical supplies, antibiotics, intravenous fluids, as well as assorted essential medicines, were donated by WHO to Kutum and Mallet rural hospitals.
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