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The Grim Reality of Health Care in Southern Sudan

By Sara A. Fajardo

Catholic Relief Services health program manager Katie Morris shares facts and statistics that underlie one of several key problems southern Sudanese face in building their soon-to-be independent nation.

The Numbers

Nurse Jonas James tends to a patient with malaria.

Nurse Jonas James tends to a malaria patient on a crumbling rectory porch that has become a makeshift clinic. Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS

Training

Improvements

Logistical Challenges

Women's Health

Sara A. Fajardo is CRS' regional information officer for eastern and southern Africa. She is based in Nairobi.

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