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18 OCT 2015. South-Sudan, Abuyung village, Lake State. Nyahong Adier (17) delivered the day before at home but come to the facility because she cannot breastfeed and had some pain. The tried to phone the ambulance to go to the facility but the line was off due to a storm that happened the day before. Her TBA (Traditional Birth Assistant) helpe her to deliver the baby during the storm. Patience seek for hide inside the facility as a storm approach. The Governmental hospital facility serves a community of 14'000 people from nearby areas. The facility records 800 visits per month. South-Sudan has of the highest child and maternal mortality rate in the world. 1 women out of 30 risks of dieing for reasons related to pregancy and delivering. 1 child out of 10 dies before reaching the age of 5 for reasons related to deseas easily preventable or curable; malnutrition is a key factor.

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South-Sudan maternity
18 OCT 2015. South-Sudan, Abuyung village, Lake State. Nyahong Adier (17) delivered the day before at home but come to the facility because she cannot breastfeed and had some pain. The tried to phone the ambulance to go to the facility but the line was off due to a storm that happened the day before. Her TBA (Traditional Birth Assistant) helpe her to deliver the baby during the storm. Patience seek for hide inside the facility as a storm approach. The Governmental hospital facility serves a community of 14'000 people from nearby areas. The facility records 800 visits per month. South-Sudan has of the highest child and maternal mortality rate in the world. 1 women out of 30 risks of dieing for reasons related to pregancy and delivering. 1 child out of 10 dies before reaching the age of 5 for reasons related to deseas easily preventable or curable; malnutrition is a key factor.