Southern Sudan has only 30 miles of tarred roads, mostly in the capital Juba. Getting vaccines out to the most remote villages is an enormous challenge.
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  • ABOARD THE USS MOUNT WHITNEY - FEBRUARY 26: U.S. Navy HM3 (SW) Angelita Kisena of Compton, California administers an anthrax vaccine to a crew member aboard the USS Mount Whitney February 26, 2003 in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Djibouti. The USS Mount Whitney is serving as a command and control ship for the Combined Joint Task Force in the Horn of Africa. The U.S. military has approximately 1200 troops stationed in Djibouti at Camp Lemonier whose mission is to prevent al Qaeda and other terrorist groups from accessing nations in the region, including Yemen, Somalia, Eritrea, Kenya, Sudan and Ethiopia.
    Credit: Sean Gallup
  • Regina Rebecca Lokai, 3, receives a polio vaccine in Kapoeta North County, South Sudan. When southern Sudan becomes the newest country on 9 July 2011, it will have the lowest vaccine coverage rate in the world.
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  • Southern Sudan has only 30 miles of tarred roads, mostly in the capital Juba. Getting vaccines out to the most remote villages is an enormous challenge.
    Credit: Save The Children
  • Getting vaccines out to South Sudan's remote areas is a challenge. Here a Save the Children vehicle is stuck in the mud on way to remote Lokoges village to administer vaccines.
    Credit: Save The Children

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