Report aktivít 2017

MAGNA started operating in South Sudan in 2011. The strategic priorities guiding MAGNA’s intervention in the country have been promoting effectiveness in primary health care, nutrition, maternal health incl SGBV, infectious diseases as well as responding to emergencies that may arise through different programs.

MAGNA medical professionals are on the ground every day to assist to patients despite the violence and security issues in various areas in capital Juba, in camps for more than 60.000 internally displaced people, and also in Jongolei.

44 986

vaccinations for children and pregnant mothers

6 407

patient treated with malaria

10 814

children screened for malnutrition

3 442

children in nutrition therapeutic centers


renovated health facilities

MAGNA in South Sudan had 36 workers directly working on the ground, which include people who directly contributed to the projects during the year 2017 and responds to the needs of South Sudan through the implementation of 4 medical humanitarian interventions.

Access to immunization services for IDP's 

The improved access to immunization services, particularly due to vaccine preventable disease, contributed to reducing the rate of morbidity and mortality of children, pregnant and childbearing age womenamong the IDP population in Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites in the camp in Juba, where MAGNA implemented the activities since January 2014.

Provision of Immunization Services to Children, Pregnant Women and Women of Child Bearing at UN House IDP site in Juba ensures that boys, girls and women among vulnerable populations (IDPs ) have access to quality immunization services (routine and emergency immunization activities) to prevent outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases. Additionally, MAGNA supports other complementary initiatives like Polio, Measles and Cholera campaigns. Activities include implementation of social mobilization activities to support vaccination activities including training of social mobilizers, religious and community leaders as well as multimedia campaigns (radio campaign, announcements and drama performances) and door to door visits in POCs/IDP camp activities included nutrition screening and referrals.

  • 44,968 vaccinations were provided in PoC sites in year 2017
  • 38,373 vaccinations were provided to children less than one year of age during the year 2017 through this project under routine vaccination activities and measles and polio vaccines for emergency settings
  • 6,595 women of child bearing age (4,727 pregnant women and 1,868 non pregnant women of childbearing age) were vaccinated against Tetanus.
  • Polio vaccination reached 10,557 children reached with three doses of polio vaccine
  • 13,564 vitamins A doses were provided
  • 10,557 children were provided with measles vaccination
  • 29,986 people reached through social mobilization and education activities
  • 108  health education sessions were conducted

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Duk County, Jonglei

Pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria are the leading causes of death among post-neonatal under five children and account for more than 50% of the morbidity for all age groups of patients seen at health facilities in South Sudan. Infant mortality rate is one of the highest in the world, standing at 102 per 1,000 live births, while the under-five mortality rate is 135 per 1,000 live births1. Malaria accounts for 20-40% of all health facility visits, 30% of all hospital admissions, and is a leading cause of death. Integrated community case management (ICCM) of childhood pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria, has been promoted as a strategy to increase access to life-saving treatment.

  • 15 health facility staffs were trained on Maternal child health on prevention of post-partum haemorrhagein
  • 84 Community-based distributors (CBDs) were trained and deployed in selected payams of Panyang, Padiet and Ageer.
  • Health facility assessment with main focus of pharmaceutical management including drug ordering, storage and rational use of drugs were conducted. This provided us an up to date data on available medical supplies for early planning and preposition of additional supplies for both the CBDs and the health facilities.
  • A total of 20,183 cases (malaria, diarrhoea and peumonia) were treated by the CBDs within the communities in Panyang, Padiet and Ageer in Duk County. Out of the 20,183cases, 12,814were diarrhoea cases, 6,407 cases of malaria and 961 Cases of pneumonia treated within the targeted communities. All 10,814 children who presented with illness to the community health volunteers were screened for malnutrition using MUAC tapes and 3,442 were referred to OTP sites for further assessment and management of acute malnutrition.
  • 8,320 people were educated on IYCF (infant and Young child Feeding) practices.

Providing access to healthcare for vulnerable population victims of armed conflict and displacement in Duk County, Jonglei State

  • Ensure access to health services through health education and strengthening referral system from community to appropriate level of care through mobile services and supporting existing ambulance in Ageer Payam in Duk County;
  • Strengthen communicable diseases control and outbreak response through building the capacity of service providers in Patuenoi PHCU and Poktab PHCC.
  • Restoring functionality of selected Health Facilities in Ageer Payam (Patuenoi PHCU and Poktab PHCC) through basic renovations of the damaged health facilities and provision of medical equipment.

Addressing the famine in Duk County

In response to the famine threatening the life of many children in Duk County, MAGNA implements a project to manage Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) consisting of community outreach activities that address screening and outpatient treatment (OTP) and in-patient care in the stabilization center (SC) for most severe cases. MAGNA operates mobile OTP teams for SAM management and appropriate referrals in the target area for children under 5 years old. Through outreach activities children and Pregnant Lactating Women (PLW) are screened by community nutrition volunteers (CNVs) and appropriately referred for treatment. This helps detect of children with acute malnutrition and referral for appropriate management options.

Additionally, MAGNA establishing stabilisation center, consisting of 8 beds in Poktap PHCU, for management of SAM children under 5 who present medical complications.

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