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: February 2019

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Primary Health Care for South Sudan

Call for Papers

The world met, 40 years after the Alma-Ata Declarattion, on 25 – 26 October 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, “to renew a commitment to primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals”

The May 2019 issue of the South Sudan Medical Journal will be a jumbo issue on all aspects of Primary Health Care as it relates to South Sudan. Share your PHC experiences by sending research articles, letters, etc. as well as ideas for topics and authors to [email protected] - and please ask your colleagues to contribute too.

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  • Ventnor Rotary Club, Isle of Wight
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