The Catholic Medical Mission Board is adding a new surgical unit and a blood bank to a hospital in South Sudan, offering better care to a country with one of the highest maternal mortality rates.
Located in Nzara, fewer than 20 miles northwest of Yambio, St. Theresa Hospital specializes in
At this very moment, my people are experiencing a crisis far beyond anything the world has seen since WWII.
Civil war has led to 4 million civilians fleeing their homes– and what’s worse, 60% of these refugees are innocent children!
For most of my people, going home is either too
Sudan Relief Fund is happy to share the wonderful news that much needed supplies have arrived!
Making deliveries is not without challenges in a country embroiled in civil war. Thanks to generous donations, Sudan Relief Fund was able to provide emergency shipments of food, cooking supplies and utensils, soap, tents,
On July 12, the day by which the United States must decide whether to lift sanctions against the government of Sudan, is a day that I’ll be watching closely because it will affect me and the people I serve.
As the lone surgeon in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, I
In a joint letter, the Sudan Relief Fund and six other faith-based and human rights groups have urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to consider issues relating to religious freedom and the persecution of religious minorities in Sudan as part of any strategic review relating to U.S. policy.
With the crisis reaching catastrophic levels it has now garnered a strong response from Pope Francis, “At this time it is more necessary than ever for everyone to not just stop with words, but to take concrete action so that food aid can reach suffering populations.”
Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and nearly 5 million people, more than 40% of the country’s population, are in need of urgent help!
“Our worst fears have been realized,” said Serge Tissot of the Food and Agriculture Organization, part of the
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In a just released UN report, officials warn that the war in South Sudan has reached “catastrophic proportions for civilians”. We are now seeing a rise of militias which further risks the country spinning out of control, fueling fighting for years to
Sudan Relief Fund is delighted to share fantastic news! Due to the generosity of donors to Sudan Relief Fund, a large delivery of medicine has arrived at Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains for Dr. Tom Catena.
Delivering medicine in this area can be challenging. The vital medical
The Minister of Higher Education has approved Catholic University of South Sudan in Juba to remain open. It is the only university currently operating in South Sudan.
The Minister and eight other of his team members met earlier this week at a press conference to decide whether or not to