The South Sudan Medical Journal exists to inform, educate and positively influence the development of Health Services in South Sudan.

The Journal is published quarterly in February, May, August and November.

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Current Edition: August 2021

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Vol 14 No 3 August 2021

Pulmonary tuberculosis among

young children


Stop Killing Healthcare Workers in South Sudan

Dr Edward Eremugo Kenyi

SSMJ Editor-in-Chief

The targeting of healthcare workers in South Sudan must stop. Healthcare and humanitarian workers are there to serve our communities. They do not distinguish patients by their race, ethnicity, culture, language, or geographical location. They are there to save lives, and they should be protected, a responsibility that falls squarely on the Government. READ MORE

SSMJ remembers some of the health workers killed or found dead in their duty stations here.


South Sudan COVID-19 Statistics

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


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

See more on the Rift Valley Institute website.