World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

We respond to emergencies and assist people fleeing violence and armed conflict. In 2018, we have responded to two Ebola outbreaks, in Equateur and North Kivu provinces respectively.

We run some of our largest programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), working in 20 of 26 provinces and responding to diseases outbreaks, conflict and displacement, and health problems such as HIV/AIDs.

The population has little access to healthcare, and outbreaks are frequent due to poor surveillance and infrastructure. Violence has led to crises in the Kivus, Tanganyika and Kasai regions and forced millions to flee. Three of our staff, abducted in North Kivu in 2013, are still missing.

Key activities

 
Katanga, DRC Sept 2013, Sam Phelps
Democratic Republic of Congo

After ten years, Shamwana project is closed

Press Release 16 Aug 2016
 
DRC: MSF responds to malaria outbreak in Pawa and Boma-Mangbetu
Democratic Republic of Congo

40,000 people treated for malaria as disease surges

Project Update 21 Jun 2016
 
MSF Yellow Fever Vaccination in DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo

Hunting down mosquitoes to combat yellow fever

Voices from the Field 31 May 2016
 
MSF Yellow Fever Vaccination in DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo

Yellow fever: Everyone needs to remain vigilant and responsive to avoid an explosion

Crisis Update 31 May 2016
 
MSF Yellow Fever Vaccination in DRC
Angola

MSF teams help curb yellow fever

Project Update 31 May 2016
 
DRC: MSF respond to a massive malaria outreak in Pawa and Boma-Mangbetu
Photo Story

An unusual and deadly malaria outbreak in the north east of the Democratic Republic of Congo

18 May 2016
Photo Story
 
DRC Mweso North Kivu July 2011
Democratic Republic of Congo

MSF to resume medical humanitarian assistance in the Mweso health zone after 4 months absence

Press Release 15 Apr 2016
 
CAR - Slideshow: Multi-antigenes Vaccination campaign - 04
Vaccination

High vaccine prices hamper immunisation efforts in Africa, but are missing from agenda of key vaccination conference

Press Release 24 Feb 2016
 
Democratic Republic of Congo

Katanga Measles Crisis Update - December 2015

Crisis Update 29 Dec 2015
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13 June 2018