Health Link South Sudan Hospital, Juba
Julius Opio, Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
Medical Clinical Officer in charge and Mentor, Health Link South Sudan Hospital
I was born on the 1st of September 1990 from Uganda where I had all my studies. I graduated from Gulu school of Clinical Officers with Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Diploma in Community Health. I also received training and a certificate in Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses and undertook a practicum on Health Services Management from Lalogi Health Centre IV. I also had several internship terms from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital and Aturtur General Hospital. I have worked in fragile Emergency Insecure Settings in South Sudan as a clinical officer in the cholera response program supervising several ORPs and one CTPs in Eastern Equatorial State, South Sudan. I am currently working as a medical Clinical Officer in charge, mentor and Focal person for HIV/TB services in Health Link Hospital, Lakes State, South Sudan. During my field career, I have received several trainings including PMTCT, HIV/AIDS care and service provision, TB management, Basic and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Maternal and Neonatal Care (BeMONC & CeMONC), Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM), Communication for Development (C4D), WHO mhGAP training, Cholera Epidemic Preparedness and Management, Sexual Gender Based Management and Case Management of Rape survivors. I have also conducted several trainings for health care providers and community health workers on cholera, HIV/AIDS, TB, PMTCT, ICCM and C4D. I have conducted several community reproductive health advocacy sessions/meetings with several target groups and currently facilitating weekly radio talk show programs with Minkaman FM on reproductive health talks and sexually transmitted diseases.