UNICEF provides medical services in hard-to-reach areas
(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.