appraisal of nutrition and other related survey activities in the Southern Sudan

by K. Balachandra Kurup

Publisher: UNICEF Sudan Country Office in Khartoum, Democratic Republic of the Sudan

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Statementby K. Balachandra Kurup.
LC ClassificationsTX360.S75 B35 1984
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Information Systems for Nutrition in SUN Countries South Sudan Report Scoring Details NCD nutrition-related targets Overweight/Obesity in adults 0 No indicators setting to reduce WASH related disease 1 GLAAS country survey data Data for health sector response to. In Sudan (including Southern Sudan) in , % of women received antenatal care (ANC) from a medical doc- tor, % from a nurse or midwife, and % from a tradi-. Other types of data depend on outside sources, such as clinic and DHS data. After all of these questions have been answered, a table like the one below can be made to include in the M&E plan. This table can be printed out and all staff working on the program can refer to it so that everyone knows what data is needed and when. 2 Statistical Yearbook of Southern Sudan , Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation, p. 23 3 Starting from Scratch: The Challenges of Including Youth in Rebuilding Southern Sudan, Women’s Refugee Commission, September

The nutrition cluster co-leadership role has been played by other partners since and as per the regular rotation of cluster co-lead defined by Nutrition Cluster in South Sudan. South Sudan has, since , had a draft Nutrition Policy which the Ministry of Health, with the assistance of other stakeholders, is reviewing in a bid to ensuring its endorsement, in addition to developing nutrition-related legal frameworks and strategies. For the first time also, the Centre produced a Statistical Yearbook as part of its efforts to support data user needs all over Southern Sudan and beyond. The Statistical Yearbook presented information from a variety of sources including primary data collected by SSCCSE and administrative records from other agencies of Government. 1 During much of its history, the current Republic of South Sudan was a region within the Republic of Sudan, variously referred to as Southern Sudan, South Sudan, ‘the South,’ etc. For the purposes of consistency, we use South Sudan throughout this paper.

Carrying out Participatory Rural Appraisal Nutrition program management Proposal and report writing Health and nutrition education July – September Nutritionist (Contract) Mission to Un-reached People (MUPE) Rubek - Southern Sudan Nutrition and food consumption survey Proposal design. Rapid appraisal of needs in reproductive health care in southern Sudan: Qualitative study health issues in comparison with other health problems. field in rapid survey techniques and. About this Item: Sudan Survey Dept., Khartoum, Jan. , No Binding. Condition: Very Good. A large map on 2 sheets, scale 1: ,, partly coloured, each sheet approx. 80 x 61cm, institutional classification number to upper outer corners of each, in very good condition. Seller Inventory # This chapter presents a discussion of the relevant data and the committee's conclusions concerning each of the three questions posed to the CIN by USAID. With respect to the latter, the committee would like to stress again that its conclusions were based on a relatively small number of studies and problems described in the previous chapters. Nonetheless, the committee hopes that the findings.

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Evaluation of ACF Nutrition Surveillance Activities, South Sudan, 7 • Infant and Young Child Care practices, • Food security and livelihoods status of the households Interviews with key informants and direct observations also feed the analysis through the surveys conduction. South Sudan's under-five wasting prevalence of % is also greater than the developing country average of %.

In South Sudan, % of infants under 6 months are exclusively breastfed, this is well below the Eastern Africa average of %. There is insufficient data on low birth weight.

Situation Analysis of Nutrition in Southern Sudan: Analysis Based on June Assessment Working with the Government of Southern Sudan’s Ministry of Health and partners, FANTA conducted an analysis that examined the nutrition situation in Southern Sudan and provided 14 key recommendations to tackle major nutrition challenges in the country.

Comprehensive data on health and nutrition in Southern Sudan are available every 5 years (through the Sudan Household Health Survey [SHHS]). More regular health and nutrition assessments cover specific geographic areas, but cannot be extrapolated and might underestimate the extent of the health and nutrition problem.

Sudan experiences a malnutrition burden among its under-five population. As ofthe national prevalence of under-five overweight is 3%, which has increased slightly from % in The national prevalence of under-five stunting is %, which is greater than the developing country average of 25%.

Nutrition Survey Report, Twic County, South Sudan. March 8 INTRODUCTION Twic County is one of the six counties situated in Warrap State in Southern Sudan with an area of approximately 3, km2. The county is bordered by Abyei County to the north, Mayom County in. Southern SudanSouthern Sudan Nutrition UpdateNutrition Update (SAM) rates above 4%.

This trend was confirmed during the Sudan Household Health Survey (SHHS)the first national survey that included nutrition data from all the 10 states. The findings of the SHHS are displayed in the On the other hand nutrition intervention still.

Poor nutrition is a major threat to the survival and development of children under-five in Sudan. Nowadays Sudan have more malnourished girls and boys U5 than 30 years ago, due to an increase in prevalence in the past 2 decades from 20 to 32 per cent underweight and from 32 to 35 per cent underweight combined with population growth.

SOUTHERN SUDAN HEALTH SYSTEM ASSESSMENT. 2 Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition Bureau for Global Health United States Agency for International Development other sub-Saharan countries, at approximately 8 percent, health indicators are markedly inferior.

related policies, strategic plans and other programme documents developed by line Ministries of the Government of Southern Sudan. Nine policy and strategy documents were covered in the review process 1. The review employed FAO’s twin track approach to identify policy gaps related. English Assessment on South Sudan about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Drought, Other and more; published on 26 Feb by FAO, Govt.

South Sudan and 4 other organizations. This literature search was conducted in order to develop and analyze the major nutrition challenges to Southern Sudan. The report lists 14 nutrition challenges. The objectives of this situation analysis are to: Describe the current situation of childhood and adult malnutrition within the ecological, political, demographic, socioeconomic, and.

Notice of another GOAL survey. GOAL, South Sudan carried out a multi indicator nutrition, health, water/sanitation and mortality survey along the Sobat Corridor in May This showed that the incidence of acute malnutrition was % and severe acute malnutrition was %.

Nutrition and Mortality Assessment -- Southern Sudan, March During the last 5 years of Sudan's decade-long civil war, increased fighting and food shortages in southern Sudan have led to displacement of large numbers of persons.

The first Sudan Household Health survey (SHHS) was conducted in It was the first nationwide survey in two decades that covered key social development indicators including child mortality, nutrition, reproductive health and HIV/ also covered other basic social services such as education, and water and sanitation.

Nutrition Cluster, South Sudan Nutrition Cluster Response Strategy, February – June (draft № 2, 4 March ) Situation Analysis Violence broke out in Juba on 15 Decemberand quickly spread to other locations.

During the first six weeks of the crisis, Central Equatoria, Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states saw heavy fighting. South Sudan nutrition: Overcoming the challenges of nutrition information systems developing the National SUN Work Plan and other activities.

This partly reflects the crisis which erupted inresulting in a refocus on humanitarian activities. IRC seeks a Nutrition Survey Consultant for South Sudan. page note 2 Kurup, K. Balachandra, An Appraisal of Nutrition and Other Related Survey Activities in the Southern Sudan (Unicef, Khartoum, ).

page note 1 Farah, Abdul-Aziz and Preston, Samuel, ‘Child Mortality Differentials in Sudan’, in Population and Development Review (Ann Arbor), 8, 2, 06pp. –   SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugees in settlements in South Kordofan State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions.

Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM), with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above.

Report on Food Security and Nutrition in South Sudan How a new country can the second Sudan Household Health Survey (SHHS, ) and indicators from the fifth Sudan Population and Housing Census (), as well as to the NBS team for assisting in the analysis of ormed from the 10 southern-most states of former Sudan, South Sudan.

2 K. Balachandra Kurup, An Appraisal of Nutrition and Other Related Survey Activities in the Southern Sudan (Unicef, Khartoum, I).

UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHERN SUDAN the eating of only one meal per day interspersed with light snacks, in. baby friendly spaces or nutrition centers as a platform to promote optimal IYCF. The IYCF activities in South Sudan focus on the 7 essential nutrition actions with a special emphasis on the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for infants under 6 months.

IYCF activities also emphasize optimal complementary feeding from 6 months to 2 years. South Sudan Cost Analysis of (CMAM) Ap ; South Sudan Nutrition Preparedness and Response Plan To Floods Emergencies ; COVID Materials ; SMART Survey Database and ; South Sudan CCPM Report With Action Plan - Final ; CMAM Guidelines Book ; MIYCN Guidelines Book ; SAM Guidelines for Inpatients Carrying out Participatory Rural Appraisal Nutrition program management Proposal and report writing Health and nutrition education July – September Nutritionist (Contract) Mission to Un-reached People (MUPE) Rubek- Southern Sudan Nutrition and food consumption survey Proposal design.

Southern Sudan Health Survey Re-port () 3. Southern Sudan Livelihood Profiles () 4. Census Priority Results () 5. Statistical Yearbook for Southern Sudan () 6.

Monthly CPI (– present) 7. Poverty in Southern Sudan— Estimates from NBHS () Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evalua-tion.

This review of the literature offers a commentary and appraisal of the current MNCH situation in South Sudan. It explores the barriers and challenges of promoting MNCH gains, and identifies priorities that will contribute to addressing the Millennium Development Goals and the emerging health priorities for the post development agenda.

Location: South Sudan What we know: Reliable nutrition data are critical to assess and respond to a crisis but are often lacking due to resource and population access constraints; monitoring change over time is particularly challenging. What this article adds: Nutrition surveillance activities were launched in South Sudan mid due to a deteriorating crisis situation.

Gender Social Protection Survey, the Southern Sudan Experimental Phone Survey, the Disarmament, Demobili-zation and Re-integration (DDR) Sur-vey, the Cost-to-Market Survey, the Civic Participation Survey, the Public Perception on Corruption Survey, the Impact of Civic and Voter Education Activities Survey, among others.

Fertility has declined sharply in Sudan, from an average of six children per women in the Sudan Fertility Survey (TFR ) to five children in the Sudan DHS survey flTR ). Women living in urban areas have lower fertility (TFR ) than those in rural areas (), and fertility is lower in the Khartoum and Northern regions than in other regions.

“According to the Sudan Household Health Survey, across all Sudan an estimated 31 per cent of children under the age of five suffer from moderate or severe malnutrition, only 11 per cent of the population consumes iodised salt which aids children’s physical and intellectual development, while exclusive breastfeeding of infants up to.

nutrition and nutrition related interventions. The National Nutrition Directorate (NND), established in the Primary Health Care General Directorate, is the body through which the FMoH ensures the provision of high quality nutrition interventions, by.

UNICEF is the Nutrition Cluster Lead Agency (CLA). The nutrition cluster co-leadership role has been played by other partners since and as per the regular rotation of cluster co-lead defined by Nutrition Cluster in South Sudan. The cluster co-lead is nominated to International Medical Corps to co-lead cluster and provide technical inputs.The Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS), Ministry of Health (MOH) Directorate of Nutrition (DN) hosted a Nutrition Health Convention in April in Juba.

One hundred thirty-four participants attended, including representatives from the MOHs of nine states, teaching hospitals, UN agencies, NGOs and nutritionists from outside South Sudan.