Update on South Sudan

Dear Donors, We wanted to give you as much information as we can regarding the dire situation in South Sudan.  The attached article which we received this morning relates to the situation in the state of Northern Bahr El Ghazel, which is where most of our field work is managed. …...

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Country’s lone psychiatrist sets sights on mental health reform in war-torn South Sudan

South Sudan’s sole licensed psychiatrist is on a mission to transform mental health care in the country of more than 12 million. In South Sudanese culture, mental illness is often believed to be caused by hostile possession of spirits, evil curses or punishment from God, and patients are regularly recommended…...

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