UNICEF provides medical services in hard-to-reach areas

UNICEF Team in speedboats /Emmanuel Moja

(Thessherald)–In a joint effort with the World Bank Group, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has delivered medical facilities in Wau-Shillok, one of the remote areas in the country that has experienced insecurity and inadequate health care Services during the conflict.

In a brief statement on Thursday, UNICEF Communications Officer Richard Ruati confirmed the arrival of humanitarian responders in the area.

“As part of the UNICEF South Sudan-World Bank Health Project Partnership Media Mission to Malakal, we to the media to Wau-Shilluk and Owechi towns on the riverbank of the Nile, remote places that are accessible only by speedboats by humanitarians to deliver the much-needed healthcare at the community level targeting children and mothers,” he said.

UNICEF is an international agency responsible for providing services on a humanitarian basis, in a bid to achieve Universal Health Coverage across the global.

It also places great emphasis on children’s needs.

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