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South Sudan - Protection of Essential Health Services Project : Environmental Assessment : UNICEF Environmental and Social Management Framework (English)

The development objective of the Protection of Essential Health Services Project for South Sudan is to deliver low-cost, high-impact essential health services to about 1.8 million people living in the former Upper Nile and Jonglei states. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) workers should be equipped with appropriate protective personal equipment (PPE) for occupational health and safety; (2) medical staff training on communication to clients; (iii) store repair equipment to limit access to anyone other than designated operators; (iv) a well detailed medical waste management plan (MWMP) for each health care facility (HCF) should be put in place; and (v) a well detailed security management plan (SMP) for Implementing partners (IPs )as per the Security and Significant Event Management Framework (SSEMF).


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    Environmental Assessment

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  • Country

    South Sudan,

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    Africa East, Africa,

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  • Doc Name

    UNICEF Environmental and Social Management Framework

  • Keywords

    Gender-Based Violence; Environmental and Social Management Framework; capacity-building activity; health facility; absence of rule of law; access to primary health care; access to health service; Environmental and Social Impact; delivery of health services; primary health care services; medical waste management plan; use of child labor; maternal and child health; Maternal and Newborn Health; quality of health services; Human Resources for Health; Occupational health and safety; access to basic service; provision of health care; social risk management framework; access to health care; Health Care Waste; cold chain equipment; law and regulation; Internally Displaced Person; essential health services; procurement and distribution; health care facility; level of collaboration; health care facilities; safety of women; storage of vaccine; emergency preparedness; access to health-care; social and environmental; waste management component; behaviour of individuals; lack of infrastructure; logistics service provider; Foreign Exchange Reserve; Health Service Delivery; abuse of authority; needle and syringe; land and water; standard of care; storage of waste; protection of child; loss of life; cause of death; acute respiratory infection; forms of gender; chronic food insecurity; human resource issues; storm water runoff; negative environmental impact; security risk assessment; community health worker; adverse environmental impact; lack of security; prohibition of discrimination; supply chain process; basic service provision; codes of practice; improvement of health; waste management arrangement; adverse health risks; people with disability; areas of health; incineration of waste; sanitation and hygiene; acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; traditional birth attendant; participation of woman; level of governance; quality control standards; opportunity for child; consultations with stakeholders; segregation of duty; risk management procedure; waste management facilities; duty of care; flora and fauna; continuity of service; theory of change; essential health care; prevention of pollution; maternal mortality rate; economies of scale; child health service; waste disposal site; million people; renewable natural resource; invitation to bid; disposal of waste; disposable medical devices; local health authorities; point of collection; primary health service; grievance redress mechanism; ecologically sustainable development; environmental sustainability; mitigation measure; Natural Resources; essential medicines; Health Workers; communal conflict; Environmental Policy; safeguard policy; Safeguard Policies; healthy environment; quality improvement; Antenatal Care; community workers; pregnant woman; international ngos; environmental risk; positive impact; civil conflict; Disease Surveillance; community level; vulnerable population; curative service; increased access; vulnerable group; outbreak response; social cohesion; development policy; medical supply; community mobilization; partnership agreement; open burn; heavy metal; sustainable management; security arrangement; equitable coverage; dry season; Child Labour; Social Assessment; institutional framework; contractual relationship; monitoring plan; neonatal care; risk result; public consultation; the administration; environmental benefit; emergency situation; health clinic; social disruption; response activity; pharmaceutical supply; case management; health clinics; sexual abuse



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South Sudan - Protection of Essential Health Services Project : Environmental Assessment : UNICEF Environmental and Social Management Framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.