Women's Health in Sudan

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 4.5
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 60 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 49%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 1.0%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 69%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 53

Projects

Reproductive Health, Access and Information Services in Emergencies (RAISE) Initiative

Through the RAISE Initiative, JSI is advocating for positive change within reproductive health care to achieve overall improvement.

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Sudan Health Transformation Project (SHTP) (2004-2009)

SHTP worked to increase access to and utilization of health, water, and sanitation services to improve the well being of children, mothers, and families.

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HIV Prevention and Care: Rapid Interventions in Southern Sudan (RISS) (2004-2006)

RISS strengthened HIV awareness and behavior change, established VCT services for the most vulnerable populations, and conducted assessments on PMTCT, ARV, injection and blood safety and laboratory capacity.

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