Sudan

Situation Report

Sector Status

COVID-19 Response Pillar 7: Case Management

$26.2M
required

Needs

Immediate priorities include the improvement and scaling up of isolation centres at the state level.

Response

UNFPA, in coordination with Khartoum State Ministry of Health, continues to support the implementing of 24/7 active referral service for obstetric complications emergencies. Services are also being provided for survivors of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) in need for clinical attention, as an initiative to address the barriers to access essential sexual and reproductive health services. During the reporting period, 24 women with obstetric emergencies were referred to receive proper care in Khartoum State.

Gaps

  • Personal protective equipment for medical staff.

  • Low levels of stock of medicines and medical supplies in the country amidst rapidly increasing prices.

  • Human resource capacity to support ICUs and ventilators.

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