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    Sudan: Healthcare System in Crisis as Civil Conflict Ravages Country, WHO Warns of Disaster

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    Khartoum, Sudan – (African Boulevard News) – The healthcare situation in Sudan has been described as a “disaster” by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. This has been attributed to the civil conflict that has ravaged the country for years, leading to a shortage of medical supplies and personnel.

    The healthcare system in Sudan has been negatively impacted by the civil conflict, which has led to a shortage of essential medical supplies, equipment, and trained professionals. The situation has been further compounded by the economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, which has stretched resources to the limit.

    According to WHO, Sudan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates globally, with about 3,000 women dying annually due to pregnancy-related complications. Additionally, the country has been experiencing outbreaks of preventable diseases like cholera, measles, meningitis, and diphtheria.

    Dr. Ahmed al-Mandhari, the WHO’s regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean, expressed his concern regarding the state of the healthcare system in Sudan. He says, “The health sector is facing multiple challenges, including shortages of health workers, essential medicines and medical supplies, and dilapidated health infrastructure.”

    The ongoing conflict in Sudan has also hindered the delivery of humanitarian aid and medical supplies to those in need. This has put millions of people at risk of dying from preventable diseases due to the lack of access to medical care.

    The healthcare disaster in Sudan calls for urgent action to address the challenges in the healthcare sector. The government, in conjunction with international partners, needs to prioritize the improvement of the healthcare system to ensure that people have access to quality medical care.

    In conclusion, the healthcare situation in Sudan is dire, and urgent intervention is required to avert a catastrophe. The government, healthcare workers, and international partners must work together to ensure that the healthcare system is improved to the benefit of all Sudanese. The world cannot continue to watch as thousands of people die due to preventable diseases when solutions are within reach.

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