The South Sudan Health Association (SSUHA) formerly known as Sudan Health Association (SUHA) was founded during the Sudan civil war in 1995 to assist in supporting Sudanese refugees in Kenya and those living in the Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camps in Bamurye in Kajo-Keji County of South Sudan. The aim was to meet the health and social needs of the refugees and IDPs. It however started implementing primary health care activities in Kajo-Keji County in June 1997 through support from the then New Sudan Council of Churches (NSCC) and MSF Swiss.
SSUHA is a National Non Government Organization (NNGO) registered with the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development, and also with the South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC). It has its main office in Yei River county, and field offices in Lainya and Kajo-Keji. There was also a field office in Ganji (Juba county), and currently a liaison office in Juba for coordination of activities with the line ministries and other stakeholders.
SSUHA's mission is to improve access to quality and affordable health and other services to communities in South Sudan.