Health services in southern Sudan are in very poor condition and the situation gets even worst in remote villages where hospitals/clinics do not exist. Health challenges in southern Sudan include shortages of experience doctors, nurses and trained midwives for safe child delivery, unavailability of medicines necessary for the treatment of prenatal cases.

For the above mentioned reasons the region tops the nation on maternity deaths which places the mortality rate at more than 50%. There is an urgent need to stock/equip maternity wards with medication, equipments and trained Gynecologists skilled and experienced to make quick decisions comes the emergency situation, who also knows when to perform a c-section to save both the baby and mother or either.