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A nurse immunises a young girl for measles at in Gendrassa camp in Maban, Upper Nile State, South Sudan, on the border with Sudan, August 1, 2012. According to the International Medical Corps, an estimated 120,000 refugees have fled violence and hunger in Sudan into camps in South Sudan. Approximately 1,000 refugees were transferred on Wednesday from Jamman camp to the newly constructed Gendrassa camp, where they receive health screenings and vaccinations at International Medical Corps' clinic. International Medical Corps has been providing primary health care, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene services in South Sudan since 1994. REUTERS/Margaret Aguirre/International Medical Corps/Handout (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST HEALTH) - RTR35U6P

A nurse immunises a young girl for measles in South Sudan. Image: REUTERS/Margaret Aguirre/International Medical Corps

Jasper Westerink
Chief Executive , Philips Africa
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