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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
Policy Document

Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report South Sudan

This Situation Report from the WHO on South Sudan offers an overview of the humanitarian situation in January 2023, including the state of measles transmission and vaccination response, Covid-19 vaccination, cholera and the distribution of health emergency kits.
WHO South Sudan Country Office
Policy Document

South Sudan Spontaneous Refugee Returnees December 2021

This overview from UNHCR and the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) presents details about the state of South Sudanese refugees in the region, and specifically, about their patterns of returnees in late 2021.
UNHCR and the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC)
Policy Document

Republic of South Sudan National Health Policy 2016-2026

Written by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan, the National Health Policy 2016-2026 puts forth new paradigms for health service delivery, health financing, strategic information, leadership and governance, human resources for health, and access to essential…
Ministry of Health, South Sudan
Journal Article

Fishers’ perceptions of climate change, impacts on their livelihoods and adaptation strategies in environmental change hotspots: a case of Lake Wamala, Uganda

Fisheries resources support livelihoods of fishing communities but are threatened by over-exploitation, habitat degradation, pollution, invasive species and climate change. We identified adaptation strategies, which if promoted and their constraints addressed, could increase resilience of fishers to the influence of…
Springer Nature
Journal Article

Indigenous climate knowledge in southern Uganda: the multiple components of a dynamic regional system

Farmers in southern Uganda seek information to anticipate the interannual variability in the timing and amount of precipitation, a matter of great importance to them since they rely on rain-fed agriculture for food supplies and income. This system of indigenous…
Springer Nature
Journal Article

Climate Change and Young People in Uganda: A Literature Review

The review findings suggest the need for substantial youth informed interventions to bolster young people’s economic resilience and adaptive capacity given the worsening climate change and prolonged population growth.
SAGE Publications
Journal Article

Climate change and variability: a review of what is known and ought to be known for Uganda

This review of scientific research findings aims to create a better understanding of the recent climate change and variability in Uganda and provides a baseline of summarized information for use in future research and actions.
Emerald Publishing
Journal Article

How Seasonality and Weather affect Perinatal Health: Comparing the Experiences of indigenous and Non-Indigenous Mothers in Kanungu District, Uganda

Maternal and newborn health disparities and impacts of climate change present grand challenges for global health equity, and there remain knowledge gaps on how these challenges intersect. This study examines how mothers are affected by seasonal and meteorological factors in…
Journal Article

Moral distress among Ugandan nurses providing HIV care: A critical ethnography

The phenomenon of moral distress among nurses has been described in a variety of high-income countries and practice settings. No research has been reported that addresses moral distress in severely resource-challenged regions such as sub-Saharan Africa. Through critical ethnography, this…
Science Direct
Journal Article

Motherhood and Social Repair after War and Displacement in Northern Uganda

This article considers the relationship between processes of return after mass displacement, and social repair. We look to the everyday as a space of negotiation and renegotiation of social relationships that make life meaningful. The article considers these propositions in…
Oxford University Press
Background Reports

Building Climate Resilience in Fragile Contexts: Key Findings of BRACED Research in South Sudan

This paper is a synthesis of key findings from research undertaken with the BRACED research portfolio which aimed to influence and strengthen the delivery of BRACED programming in South Sudan and national and subnational climate related programming in the future.…