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Coronavirus – South Sudan: COVID-19 cases spike in South Sudan; International Rescue Committee (IRC) calls for end to political standoff inhibiting country’s response
Download logoSouth Sudan has seen a sharp spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past week, with cases more than doubling amidst a humanitarian emergency. President Salva Kiir has warned the country, where conflict has significantly weakened the health system, may not be able to withstand the overwhelming emergencies witnessed around the world. More than nine million people are in need of food assistance, and growing insecurity due to a political vacuum is paralyzing the COVID response. The
Coronavirus – South Africa: Social Development and the Nelson Mandela Foundation partner to improve conditions of Unregistered Early Childhood Development Centres
Download logoWith this year’s Child Protection Week campaign in full swing under the theme “Let Us All Protect Children, During Covid-19 and Beyond,” the Department of Social Development has partnered with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to improve the standard of Early Childhood Development (ECD) across the country. The partnership will culminate into the launch of Vangasali-Every Child Counts Campaign which is targeting unregistered ECD centres with the view to assist them t
Over 150,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 63,000 recoveries & 4,200 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSXDistributed by APO Group on behalf of WHO Regional Office for Africa.Media filesDownload logo
Download logoThe positive cases are distributed in the counties as follows; Nairobi, 29 Mombasa, 14 Turkana, 6 Busia, 4 Taita Taveta, 2 Kajiado, 2 Kiambu & Kilifi, 1 case each. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.
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