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South Sudan Faces Drug Shortages, MSF, Government Official Say

IRIN: Major drug shortage hits South Sudan
“South Sudan is facing a critical shortage of drugs and life-saving medicines, according to Médecins Sans Frontières and a government official. It comes at a time when humanitarian organizations have been placed in a near-impossible situation — increasingly relied upon to provide most of the funding in the medical and educational sectors but subject to new legislation that could burden their operations…” (Lynch, 4/7).

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