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SWAMP CLINIC - Jon Fielder's description of the work of Jill Seaman and her team in South Sudan.

EU, US diplomats in S Sudan 'disturbed by atrocities committed by govt forces'
JUBA (2 Jul. 2015) Diplomats and ambassadors of a number of European countries, the United States and Canada today released a statement expressing horror reports at human rights abuses committed in Unity State during a South Sudanese government offensive from late April to May.

AU found South Sudan capital was 'ethnically cleansed'
Mar. 6th 2015. The African Union Commission of Inquiry found that violence in South Sudan's capital city in December 2013 "resulted in a mass slaughter and effective ethnic cleansing of the Nuer population of Juba," according to a draft version of the AU commission report obtained by Radio Tamazu.

Opinion: Call for assistance in Fangak County
Nov. 2014. The influx of the displaced persons (IDPs) from eastern sisterly Pigi County to Old Fangak Payam of Fangak County has been ongoing for the last couple of weeks. This incessant influx was triggered by the recent past clashes in Khorfulus and Canal.... Click heading to read.

Newsletter 2014

Medair Improves Hygiene at Old Fangak
Read report and view photos

Sudanese leaders Bashir and Kiir commit to buffer zone
Jan. 2013 BBC article on a nation divided

Reports from Old Fangak by Dr Gretchen Neuman-Stone MD, Nov-Dec 2011
Dr Stone spent a month helping Dr Jill Seaman in Old Fangak. Read her reports here.

Newsletter from Old Fangak, October 2011
2011, the year when the new Republic of South Sudan was born: The year of kala azar!

United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization Report: Building a Better Future: Education for an Independant South Sudan. (This is a PDF file 760kb)

Sudan Pulls Apart
Weeks before the January vote on whether the South should be independent, Sudan is already pulling apart.

Letters from Ann Evans FNP, DrPH, Old Fangak. Ann is a nurse practitioner with a doctorate in public health.

Parasite disease rises in Sudan
8 October 2010 ¦ The number of cases of a potentially fatal parasitic disease has increased six-fold in southern Sudan.

Upsurge of kala-azar cases in Southern Sudan requires rapid response
8 October 2010 ¦ Juba, Sudan -- Recurrent outbreaks of visceral leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease also known as kala-azar, have been reported in Southern Sudan, with 6363 cases and 303 deaths (case fatality rate of 4.7%) recorded since outbreaks began in September 2009.

International fears growing of Sudan 'breakup' (from AFP)
Votes which could force the breakup of Africa's biggest nation, Sudan, sending new shockwaves across one of the world's most troubled regions, are causing mounting global concern.

New Outbreak of Kala Azar news July 30th 2010

Rescuing the Peace in Southern Sudan January 2010 (Joint NGO Briefing Paper) Note: This document is 5.7MB so a fast internet connection is required.

Letters from Katie Stone, Old Fangak. Katie is a student and volunteer from Australia.

Zach Fairbanks letter from Old Fangak December 2009

Letter from Old Fangak 1st November 2009

Letter from Old Fangak 25th October 2009

Dr. Jill Seaman Named MacArthur Fellow September 2009

Newsletter September 2009

Newsletter August 2008

Newsletter August 2007

Newsletter December 2006

Newsletter December 2005



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