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Evidence Reviews

Socio-­Cultural Considerations for Vaccine Introduction and Community Engagement

On the 8th of May 2018 the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola outbreak in the Bikoro Health Zone, in the Equateur Province. A total...
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Obstacles to the Ebola vaccine trial in DR Congo

Juliet has explained this issue in recent media coverage, which is available here: New Ebola vaccine faces enormous obstacles in…
29th May 2018
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Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Considerations: Ebola Response in DR Congo

This document was developed by the World Health Organization’s Health Emergencies Programme as a resource for the response to the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of...
Evidence Reviews

Antibiotic Prescribing in DR Congo: a Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey among Medical Doctors and Students

Antibiotic resistance (ABR) particularly hits resource poor countries, and is fuelled by irrational antibiotic (AB) prescribing. The authors surveyed knowledge, attitudes and practices of AB prescribing among medical students and...
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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Background Reports

Comparing Sociocultural Features of Cholera in Three Endemic African Settings

Cholera mainly affects developing countries where safe water supply and sanitation infrastructure are often rudimentary. Sub-Saharan Africa is a Cholera hotspot. Effective Cholera control requires not only a professional assessment,...
Medicine for Global Health
Background Reports

Cultural Transmission of Traditional Ecological Knowledge among Batwa Pygmies and Ntomba Bantou in Lake Tumba Landscape, Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper is a case study which aims to examine how today’s techniques related to different livelihood activities, but also in the social field, are acquired and transmitted among Batwa...
International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research
Background Reports

Food Strategy of Batwa Pygmies in Lake Tumba Landscape, Democratic Republic of Congo

The Pygmies are knowledgeable of the virtues of the biodiversity of their environment, including the food value ofthese species. This study report on food strategy developed by the Batwa and...
International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
Background Reports

Institutional Choice and Fragmented Citizenship in Forestry and Development Interventions in Bikoro Territory of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Substantive citizenship is the ability of an individual to influence those who govern. In order to assess this ‘ability’, this study examined the powers of sanction possessed by individuals or...
Forum for Development Studies
Background Reports

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Study to Investigate the Health System of Circonscription Socio-Sanitaire (CSS) Ignié Ngabé, Department of Pool, Republic of Congo

It is important to understand a population’s health behaviours and their underlying determinants such as knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to health, when we seek to deliver appropriate health care...
Background Reports

Local Perceptions of Cholera and Anticipated Vaccine Acceptance in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

In regions where access to clean water and the provision of a sanitary infrastructure has not been sustainable, Cholera continues to pose an important public health burden. Although oral Cholera...
BMC Public Health
Background Reports

NGO Report on Indigenous Pygmy Peoples: Universal Periodic Review of the Democratic Republic of Congo

This alternative report has been prepared by non-governmental organisations of indigenous Pygmy peoples and their supporters: 15 non-governmental organisations that work with indigenous peoples of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Background Reports

Preliminary Assessment of Lake Ntomba Fisheries

In May 2007, a WorldFish team traveled to the Lake Télé-Lake Ntomba Landscape in the Democratic Republic of Congo to conduct a preliminary assessment of the Lake Ntomba fishery. Primary...