South Sudan Public Health Institute

The official website for SSPHI under the Ministry of Health


Our Vision in SSPHI: To be a centre of excellence in public health research, laboratory diagnosis, and public health emergency management in the East Africa region.


To improve the health of the people of South Sudan through early detection of public health threats, prompt response to health emergencies, and evidence-based policies and programme.
Ministry of Health on February 11th, 2019, through a Ministerial Order No :004/2019 established a Steering Committee (SC) and Technical Working Group (TWG) for establishment of South Sudan Public Health Institute (SSPHI). The technical working group was decreed to provide oversight and stewardship for the establishment of the institute.

Overall Goal

The overall goal of the Institute is to serve as a centre of excellence for supervision, control and coordination of all matters relating to public health, including disease surveillance, laboratory systems and networks, emergency preparedness and response, workforce development, and public health research in the context of one health approach.
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