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Current Edition: November 2021

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Vol 14 No 4 November 2021

Malaria vaccine: a new tool in the

fight against malaria

EDITORIAL

Malaria vaccine: a new tool in the fight against malaria

Dr Edward Eremugo Kenyi

SSMJ Editor-in-Chief

In early October 2021 the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the use of the first-ever malaria vaccine for children aged under 5 in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions with moderate to high P. falciparum malaria transmission - this is welcome news in South Sudan. The malaria vaccine is an added tool in the arsenal deployed against malaria. When used in combination with the other prevention methods, the malaria vaccine can be highly effective. READ MORE

COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER

South Sudan COVID-19 Statistics

Visit the Ministry of Health COVID-19 site here and you can download the COVID-19 Guideleines here.

NEW RESOURCE

Download the final report of the Community Approaches to Epidemic Management in South Sudan here.

See more on the Rift Valley Institute website.