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Against the Odds: Realising the Reproductive and Maternal Health Rights of Women and Girls in South Sudan

When fighting broke out in Jonglei State, South Sudan, in December 2013, more than 100,000 people fled across the Nile to Mingkaman, Lake State. Here, UNFPA established a clinic with the support of the Jonglei State Ministry of Health and Bor Hospital. Antenatal care visits and deliveries have increased dramatically as a result, leading to a reduction in maternal and newborn deaths.