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As conflict escalates in Sudan, three urgent health issues need addressing

In this article, one of our SSHAP fellows from Sudan, Mariam Sharif, shares an update on the conflict and three…
19th April 2023

How can South-South collaboration improve responses to crises? Perspectives from South Sudan, Uganda and the DRC

29th March 2023
In this blog, Central and East Africa Regional Hub partners, Grace Akello, Leben Moro and Godefroid Muzalia share their perspectives…

Key Considerations: Socio-Behavioural Insight For Community-Centred Cholera Preparedness And Response In Mozambique, 2023 pt

This brief explores socio-behavioural determinants including local knowledge, perceptions, practices, and structural factors influencing cholera transmission dynamics. The brief has been developed to support response actors develop prevention and control strategies to rapidly contain the outbreak and prepare for a…

Social, Behavioural and Community Dynamics Related to the Cholera Outbreak in Malawi

This brief is a rapid synthesis of socio-behavioural evidence relating to the 2022 cholera outbreak in Malawi intended for national and international response partners.
Journal Article

War and peace: What’s the difference?

This article analyses the political and contextual differences between war and peace.
Journal Article

‘Who Can Sing the Song of MSF?’ The Politics of ‘Proximity’ and Performing Humanitarianism in Eastern DRC

This article explores the complexities of the brokerage work conducted by Congolese MSF staff working in a ‘field’ that is not a distant, liminal space, but their country (and region) of origin. They have complicated and heterogeneous political and social…
Journal Article

Knowledge and Perceptions on Menstrual Hygiene Management Among School-Going Adolescent Girls in South Sudan

This article draws on grounded theory and ethnographic fieldwork approaches and applies a political ecology of adolescent health (PEAH) framework to examine how school-going adolescent girls and their communities perceive sexual and reproductive health education (SRHE) and menstrual hygiene management…
Journal Article

Researcher Effects in Survey-Based Research: Insights from Research in South Sudan

The article contributes to the literature that argues that researcher effects also occur in quantitative research. It shows that in policy-relevant research reflexivity is necessary to strengthen research results. Researchers working in conflict-affected, impoverished environments, and donors requesting evaluation and…
Policy Document

South Sudan United Nations Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2023-2025 Results and M&E framework

This document presents the results of a strategic prioritization workshop focused on aligning National Development priorities of South Sudan with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The resulting framework will be used to track and monitor the country’s SDG progress…
United Nations South Sudan
Policy Document

Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in The Republic Of South Sudan (R-ARCSS)

This peace agreement, the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), was finalized in September 2018, and marked an attempt to quell violent conflict in South Sudan, and ushered in a ‘transitional…
Intergovernmental Authority On Development
Policy Document

National Action Plan for Health Security, Republic of South Sudan

This National Action Plan for Health Security from the Republic of South Sudan details the country’s health security strategy for 2020-2024 including annual reporting, after action reviews, joint external evaluations, simulation exercises and other assessments, within a One Health framework.
Republic of South Sudan
Policy Document

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness and Readiness Update for South Sudan

This Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness and Readiness Update from late 2022 was jointly presented by the Ministry of Health of South Sudan, and the WHO and details EVD alerts, and emergency preparedness activities in the country in response to…
Republic of South Sudan and WHO