Video: Finding reasons for hope in South Sudan

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South Sudan 2017 © Frederic NOY

Splintered by conflict, South Sudan struggles to meet the essential needs of its people. For many, access to even basic health care, food, and water is a struggle. 

In this interview, Will Harper, a former head of mission in South Sudan for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), talks about some reasons for optimism despite the tremendous humanitarian challenges.

MSF teams in South Sudan are constantly innovating to respond to both urgent and long-term needs—from supporting hospitals, to setting up mobile clinics, and training local health workers.