Against the Odds: Realising the Reproductive and Maternal Health Rights of Women and Girls in South Sudan

  • Published on: 02/03/2016
  • When fighting broke out in Jonglei State, South Sudan, in December 2013, more than 100,000 people fled across the Nile to Mingkaman, Lake State. Here, UNFPA established a clinic with the support of the Jonglei State Ministry of Health and Bor Hospital. Antenatal care visits and deliveries have increased dramatically as a result, leading to a reduction in maternal and newborn deaths.