Since South Sudan’s inception in 2012, we’ve helped rebuild health services for all.
- More than 959,000 children under five years old received curative consultations.
- Over 43,000 new users or acceptors of modern family planning methods were reached at Jhpiego-supported facilities, with a 48% increase in new users of modern family planning from the beginning of project implementation in 2013 to the end of the project in 2015.
- Jhpiego supported the study and scale-up of postpartum hemorrhage prevention via advance distribution of misoprostol (a medicine to prevent severe bleeding after birth) for self-administration at home births, as well as clean and safe delivery at facilities, resulting in more than 31,000 women receiving treatment to prevent severe bleeding after birth.
- Jhpiego-developed training materials have been approved by the Ministry of Health and are in use to train health care providers on: clean and safe delivery and active management of the third stage of labor; basic emergency obstetric and newborn care; prevention of postpartum hemorrhage; and family planning services.
Our Work in South Sudan
This five-year project, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the U.S. Agency for International Development, seeks to support and increase access to high-quality, comprehensive HIV care and treatment services (including pediatric and adolescent HIV care) within the former Central Equatoria and Western Equatoria States in South Sudan. The project, which provides support to eight primary health care clinics, including a clinic in the Juba Protection of Civilians site, is designed to achieve the following four results: 1) strengthen state- and county-level Ministry of Health capacity to effectively plan, manage, implement and coordinate HIV programs, including services for HIV testing and counseling, prevention of mother-to-child transmission and antiretroviral therapy; 2) develop institutional and human resource capacity in the provision of comprehensive HIV services; 3) provide high-quality, integrated, comprehensive HIV services that will reduce new infections and keep HIV-positive patients healthy; and 4) strengthen systems for monitoring and evaluation of HIV services.