Health
New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are concerned about the growing Ebola outbreak in the northwestern province of Equateur, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as they face critical funding gaps amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN health agency said on Thursday more
DR Congo: eastern Ebola outbreak defeated, ‘mission impossible’ now a ‘sign of hope’

New York : After nearly two years and 2,280 deaths, the world’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is finally over, the World Health Organ ...

WHO to support DR Congo as Ebola resurfaces in the northwest

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) will assist the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as it confronts a new Ebola outbreak in the northwest amid the novel coronavirus pande ...

Child vaccinations down in DR Congo, and COVID-19 is not helping: UNICEF

New York : Fewer children are getting vaccinated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the COVID-19 pandemic is almost certainly going to make matters worse, the United Nation ...

First Person: DR Congo doctor prepares for latest in long line of health crises

New York : Health professionals working with the World Health Organization (WHO) in eastern Democratic of Congo (DRC), have been dealing with the deadly Ebola epidemic since August 2018. ...

Coronavirus poses latest threat to battered health system in DR Congo

New York : The looming threat of the new coronavirus disease COVID-19 is just the latest challenge to the beleaguered health care system in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), whi ...

DR Congo: Agencies appeal for funding for refugee support and Ebola response

New York : Urgent resources are needed to support countries in southern Africa and the Great Lakes region which are hosting more than 900,000 refugees and asylum seekers from the Democrat ...

DR Congo: With Ebola on the wane, UN agencies prepare to combat coronavirus

New York : After more than a year of battling an Ebola virus outbreak that killed more than 2,200 people, UN officials are “cautiously optimistic” that the epidemic in the nor ...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak still an international public health concern

New York : The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains an international public health concern, experts meeting in Geneva concluded on Wednesday. ...

More international support needed to curb deadly measles outbreak in DR Congo

New York : Countries are being asked to step up assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which is facing the world’s worst measles epidemic, with more than 6,000 dea ...