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Lightning Strikes Twice as Doctors Tackle Malnutrition in South Sudan

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International Medical Corps and the Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC) have partnered to deliver a webinar focused on developing timely and accurate risk messaging for your target populations, in coordination with response partners. This webinar also addresses the benefits of collaborating with regional healthcare coalitions, reviewing the assets they bring to preparedness and response programs. Presenters also share available resources, including planning templates that can be adapted to meet a health center’s unique needs. Speakers for this session include Dr. Richard Salkowe, DPM, PhD, CHEP, and Gianna Van Winkle, MBA.
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Lightning Strikes Twice as Doctors Tackle Malnutrition in South Sudan

When toddler Nyalak Kuon Mut was struck by lightning in June, she was already suffering from severe acute malnutrition. “I could see how she became skinnier and weaker,” says her mother, Nyakuony Biliu. “She was struck by lightning and survived. Then she had serious vomiting and diarrhea and was treated for that as well, all …

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At an International Medical Corps health facility in Juba, South Sudan, a new ultrasound machine is providing critical imaging capabilities for doctors treating expectant mothers. Vicky Keji, a 20-year-old mother of two, is one of many patients who have benefited from it. She received an early diagnosis that led to the healthy birth of her …

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A Lifesaving Surgery Provides Emmanuel with a New Start in South Sudan

In May 2019, Emmanuel David, aged 4, was brought by his mother to the International Medical Corps-supported health facility at Malakal Teaching Hospital in South Sudan. Emmanuel suffered from a rare abdominal condition—his liver was outside his abdominal cavity, protected only by his skin, and a corresponding mass had formed on his umbilical region. Emmanuel’s …

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