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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Southern Sudan Medical Journal: May 2019 issue on Primary Health Care

Dear SSMJ Reader,
The special May 2019 issue on Primary Health Care is now online here and includes items on support for PHC in refugee camps, approaches and strategies for PHC, charging for health care, literacy and health, community screening for diabetic retinopathy, vaccination coverage and CHWs treating malnutrition.  See details below.

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In the May 2019 issue:

  • Forty years of primary health care programming and its future in South Sudan Dr Ayat Jervase 
  • Using livelihoods to support primary health care for South Sudanese refugees in Kiryandongo, Uganda Dominic Odwa Atari and Kevin McKague 
  • Integrated Primary Health Care (iPHC) for developing countries: a practical approach in South Sudan Victor Vuni Joseph and Eluzai Hakim 
  • Addressing high vaccination coverage in primary health care setting: challenges and best practices Bobby Paul and Indranil Saha 
  • Preventing blindness from diabetic retinopathy through community screening Wani G Mena 
  • UK-South Sudan Alliance: a strategy for increasing capacity and access to primary care and public health Rich Bregazzi 
  • What is the best way for healthcare systems to charge sick patients? Alfred Lumala, Lucien Wasingya-Kasereka, Martin Opio, Jenard Ntacyo, Samuel Mugisha, John Kellett 
  • How can we bridge the gap between literacy and health in South Sudan? China Mayol Kuot 
  • The Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO)
  • Performance of low-literate community health workers treating severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan Elburg Van Boetzelaer, Annie Zhou, Casie Tesfai, and Naoko Kozuki 
  • Martha Primary Health Care Centre: how resilience and international collaboration is transforming a community Poppy Spens 
  • Point Of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is saving lives Achai Bulabek 
  • Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery milestones in 2018 Anna Modong Alex 
  • Obituary: Dr Joy Theophilus and Dr Emmanuel Kenyi
  • What South Sudan must do to reduce high maternal and infant deaths? Janet Mugo and Munawwar Said 
  • The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding WHO
We thank all the authors, reviewers and editors who helped to produce this special issue.