South Sudan

I am a Singaporean-born, Hong Kong-raised, Paediatric doctor undergoing my first MSF mission in Gogrial, South Sudan. 
 
The number of patients treated by MSF on a weekly basis in the UN Protection of Civilians Camp (PoC) in Malakal has tripled since June, as the health of the population sheltering in the camp is being jeopardized by overcrowding and substandard living conditions. Presently, almost 48,000 people are...
Two aid workers from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have been killed in South Sudan. Last week, Gawar Top Puoy, a logistician who had worked for MSF since 2009, was killed during an attack on the village of Wulu. James Gatluak Gatpieny, a community health worker who had worked for MSF since 2011,...
It’s a late on a clear Wednesday morning and a boat coasts across the water toward the small village of Kuemdoc, on the shore of the Phom El Zaraf river. An MSF flag flutters from the side. A crowd of people are gathered on the riverbank, waiting under a tree, sheltering from the hot, South...
Finding the essence of one’s existence is always an issue to people who has a boring and melancholic life.
Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today. An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the...
Awien is a twelve-year-old girl. About a year ago, she started to feel pain in her right loin.
Who is controlling the life?
 
Is it a series of coincidence or already planned by an almighty God? 
 
While people would imagine the poor living condition in Africa, experiencing it in South Sudan Gogrial is a very unique experience to me. Most of the Sudaneses in the south live in mud huts, locally known as Tukul.
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