THESO 2030 strategy is contributing to achieving THESO 2070 blueprint and government’s 2040 vision and beyond while meeting global strategies 2030 Sustainable Development Goals 3, 4 and 6 set targets and beyond. To establish a well-performing Health, Education, Nutrition and WASH systems in South Sudan, THESO will continue to work with Government, UN Agencies and other stakeholders to achieves resilience and sustained Health, Education, Nutrition and WASH outcomes through continuous improvement of the four sectors.
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Updated on: 24th August, 2020 at 06:30pm
Background: The South Sudan Ministry of Health is monitoring coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic closely and is supporting the preparedness and response efforts in the country. These recommendations will continue to be updated as new information about COVID-19 becomes available.
Emerging and re-emerging pathogens remain a great challenge to public health. A cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology, in Wuhan City, Hubei Province was reported to WHO on 31 December 2019 Subsequent investigations revealed that the cluster was caused by a novel coronavirus, later named Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection with the initial cases linked to a seafood market in Wuhan.
As of 17 March 2020, a total of 179,112 confirmed cases including 7,426 death have been reported from 159 countries/ territories/ areas globally. In Africa, COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Cameroon, Togo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Ghana, Gabon, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritania, Namibia, Rwanda, Congo, Seychelles, Eswatini, United Republic of Tanzania, Sudan, Somalia, Benin, Liberia and Central African Republic. Whereas most of the confirmed cases in African Region are imported, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, Rwanda, Morocco, Ethiopia, South Africa and Cameroon have reported local transmission of COVID-19.
This package provides healthcare facility management and healthcare workers with an overview of the key actions required to keep safe and healthy in the workplace.
Updated March 10, 2020.