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Pregnant Refugees From South Sudan Face Numerous Health Challenges

IRIN: Pregnant and homeless: South Sudan’s women refugees
“Josephine Maziku arrived at Uganda’s Nyumanzi Transit Centre in June this year six months pregnant and with only the dress she was wearing. … Like many other expectant mothers who fled South Sudan’s violence, she had little time to think of anything but escape. When she got to the border, she was brought to this overcrowded settlement in Uganda’s northern Adjumani district…” (Nyakanyanga, 9/30).

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