People are dying from a lack of access to essential health services and medicines in Sudan, while there is a very real risk of mass starvation in some regions, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus said in his opening remarks at a media briefing in Geneva, Report informs.

“Sudan is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with 12 million people displaced: 10 million internally, while 2 million have fled to neighboring countries. More than 70% of hospitals in conflict-affected states, and 45% of health facilities in another five states are not working, and the remaining ones are overwhelmed with people seeking care,” he said.