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SUDAN: Cholera Spreads in Darfur Camps

July 2017 RadioDabanga; The state Ministry of Health placed medical tents to combat the spread of cholera in the overcrowded Kalma camp for displaced people in South Darfur. Five people died of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’, as the deadly disease is called by the Sudanese authorities, in the Nyala Academic Hospital, …

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SUDAN: Cholera Spreads Amid Govt Denial

May 2017 dabangasudan; Cholera continues to spread in Sudan’s eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across White Nile state, North Kordofan and Sennar. The federal authorities are beginning to respond, however Khartoum continues to refer to the outbreak as ‘acute watery diarrhoea’. The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) …

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SUDAN: Striking Medics Dismissed From Northern Sudan Hospital

December RadioDabanga; An academic hospital in northern Sudan has dismissed eighteen lab technicians who participated in a strike staged against the deteriorating working environment. Ten others were stopped from entering the hospital. Doctors of the Meck Nimir hospital in Shendi, River Nile, have denounced the dismissal of their colleagues. The …

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SOUTH SUDAN: Starvation Threat Numbers Soar

November 2016 Aljazeera: An aid organisation in South Sudan has warned of severe food shortages, with the civil war spreading to rural areas of the country, cutting farmers’ access to their agricultural lands. The aid group CARE told Al Jazeera that if the armed conflict continues, as many as one …

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SUDAN: Medicine prices expected to double in Sudan

November 2016 DabangaSudan; Prices for drugs are expected to double in the wake of the recent economic decisions. Fuel prices soared after the government liberalised the fuel market. El Fasher and Ed Daein immediately witnessed significant price rises in transportation. The owners of pharmacies in the capital Khartoum expect medicine …

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SUDAN: Pharmacists strike in Sudanese capital tomorrow

November 2016 DabangaSudan; About 200 pharmacies in Khartoum will close their doors on Saturday from 9 am until 5 pm, in protest against the decision of the Central Bank of Sudan to free the exchange rate of the US Dollar for the import of medicines. The Sudanese Committee of Pharmacists …

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SUDAN: More Than 10 Medics, 25 SCP Leaders Held Incommunicado

November 2016 ; DabangaSudan; The 14 medical doctors detained incommunicado by Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) since 31 October may be subjected to torture, says the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS). At least 49 other doctors participating in the strike across Sudan have been summoned by …

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SUDAN: Medical Strike in Sudan Expanding

October 2016 RadioDabanga; The strike of medical doctors in Sudan has gained more support as paediatric specialists and surgeons, psychiatrists, and dentists have downed their tools as well. Medics of 90 state hospitals are now on strike. The authorities dispatched life-saving medicines and medical equipment to various hospitals in Khartoum …

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