When Abraham Charles Zinone and his wife Merry brought their son to the Jhpiego-supported Strengthening the Provision of Primary Health Care (SPPHC) Project in South Sudan, a skilled health care provider did a thorough assessment of Abraham Junior’s health, including testing for HIV.
Alex Abuk, Jhpiego's HIV Advisor in Juba, maintains service delivery throughout turbulent times. While civil unrest roiled the country, Alex made sure that clients in five health facilities supported by Jhpiego had antiretrovirals.
Juba, South Sudan – The mother of five children, Linda Kenneth had a history of excessive bleeding after birth. When she learned that she was pregnant again, she planned this time to deliver at the local hospital in Lui in case of an emergency or complications.
As one of the newest members of the global community, South Sudan joins the portfolio of the U.S.'s flagship global Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) with a program to reduce maternal deaths, save newborn lives and expand the availability of family planning services