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Democratic Republic of Congo

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12 Articles
12 Articles
12 Articles
  1. DSC03377.JPG DRC sleeping sickness clinic 2018. Photo: PATH/Carolyn Reynolds.
    February 5, 2019

    PATH celebrates progress in fight against sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    One year after declaring January 30 be annually recognized as National Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) Day, the Congolese government and PATH celebrate progress toward disease elimination and launch new scholarship fund to train the next cohort of HAT fighters.

  2. Kinshasa EOC for Ebola Plan recadre' 10.18.18.jpg
    November 19, 2018

    Digitalizing the Ebola response

    There are few things that make public health specialists sit up and pay attention like the word Ebola.

  3. Girl gets polio vaccine_Photo: Richard Franco
    October 22, 2018

    Amidst a polio outbreak, hope arrives in D. R. Congo with renewed commitment to vaccine coverage

    Widespread vaccination is the surest way to halt vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks, a tenacious threat of the pre-eradication era.

  4. A community health worker's travel case of family planning options including the injectable contraceptive DMPA-SC (brand name Sayana Press)
    June 18, 2018

    DMPA-SC Access Collaborative: Putting a new type of injectable contraception within reach

    A new initiative led by PATH in partnership with John Snow, Inc., the DMPA-SC Access Collaborative works with ministries of health and partners to strengthen scale-up and build a robust global market for DMPA-SC as an important addition to the full range of contraceptive options.

  5. Minister of health Dr. Oly Ilunga pays a visit to Bangumi village in DRC’s Kwilu Province. To the villagers’ recollection, he is the first minister to ever visit the remote settlement. Photo: PATH/Carolyn Reynolds.
    February 15, 2018

    Going the last mile to eliminate a long-neglected disease: sleeping sickness

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s fight to do away with sleeping sickness is picking up speed, with help from PATH, partners, and a dedicated minister of health.

  6. After the passing of his wife from the disease, Francois Muambu Ifulu advocates for the elimination of HAT in the DRC. Photo: PATH/Guy Bokongo.
    December 15, 2017

    Eliminating a killer in the DRC

    Advocacy champions fight to rid the country of African sleeping sickness.

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