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WHO, Partners Address Health Needs Of IDPs In Conflict-Ridden South Sudan

Xinhua News: WHO provides emergency health services to internally displaced persons in South Sudan
“The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said WHO and its partners are racing to cope with the health needs of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northeastern South Sudan, where fighting continues and the humanitarian situation remains dire. … Given the vulnerability of their situation, WHO said there is an urgent need to strengthen coordination mechanisms to scale up the health services, [and] provision of water, sanitation and hygiene services to prevent disease outbreaks…” (8/20).

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