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Report

Roundtable Report: Discussion on mpox in DRC and Social Science Considerations for Operational Response

Overview On 28 May 2024, the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) organised a roundtable discussion on the mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) outbreak which has been spreading in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since early 2023.1…
SSHAP
2024
Briefing

Information Preparedness and Community Engagement for El Niño in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region frptes

El Niño can be viewed as a multi-hazard event, and considerations for information needs cut across different populations and risks, including direct weather-related hazards, reduced agricultural production, greater food insecurity and malnutrition, increased transmission of infectious diseases and effects on…
SSHAP
2023
Report

Integrated Outbreak Analytics (IOA) of measles recurrence in the DRC, Kilwa health zone, Haut-Katanga Province – May 2023 fr

In March 2023, in support of the Ministry of Health, at the request of the Measles Coordination Unit (Direction Surveillance Epidémiologique-DSE), the Integrated Analytics Cell (CAI) carried out an integrated analysis in the Kilwa health zone (HZ) to understand the…
CAI
2023
Report

WHO Multi-country outbreak of cholera, External situation report #1

This report summarises the current status of the cholera outbreak across 24 countries that are reporting cases. WHO has assessed the global risk level as very high.
World Health Organization
2023
Journal Article

‘Who Can Sing the Song of MSF?’ The Politics of ‘Proximity’ and Performing Humanitarianism in Eastern DRC

This article explores the complexities of the brokerage work conducted by Congolese MSF staff working in a ‘field’ that is not a distant, liminal space, but their country (and region) of origin. They have complicated and heterogeneous political and social…
2020
Policy Document

Plan Strategique National de Developpement des Services de Laboratoire de Sante 2021-25 fr

The national strategic plan for developing health laboratory services, from 2021 to 2025, focusing in particular on: improving the delivery of laboratory services, supporting the different pillars of laboratory services, and strengthening governance.
Republique Democratique Du Congo - Ministere De La Sante Publique, Hygiene Et Prevention
2020
Policy Document

Loi cadre sur l’Organisation de la Santé Publique fr

The legal basis for public health action in DRC, grounded in the right to health guaranteed by the DRC constitution.
Ministry of Health, South Sudan
2013
Policy Document

Strategic Response Plan For The Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak In The Provinces Of North Kivu And Ituri Democratic Republic Of The Congo July – December 2019 fr

This document sets out the Ministry of Health’s strategic response to the Ebola Virus outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in 2019. Taking into account the impact of insecurity in these regions, the plan details how the government planned…
Journal Article

Clinical trials as disease control? The political economy of sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1996-2016)

Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), commonly known as sleeping sickness, is closer than ever to being eliminated as a public health problem. We analyse archives and in-depth interviews to explore the role the national HAT programme played in the Democratic Republic…
Science Direct
2022
Journal Article

‘Where are the dead flies!’: perceptions of local communities towards the deployment of Tiny Targets to control tsetse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The National Programme for the control of human African trypanosomiasis in Democratic Republic of Congo includes a large-scale vector control operation using Tiny Targets. These are small panels of insecticide-impregnated cloth that are deployed in riverine habitat where tsetse flies…
BMJ Global Health
2022
Journal Article

Health system resilience during COVID-19 understanding SRH service adaptation in North Kivu

There is often collateral damage to health systems during epidemics, affecting women and girls the most, with reduced access to non-outbreak related services, particularly in humanitarian settings. This rapid case study examines sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in the…
BioMed Central
2022
Journal Article

Operational challenges and considerations for COVID-19 research in humanitarian settings: A qualitative study of a project in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan

We conducted a qualitative study to explore the barriers and enablers of a COVID-19 cohort study conducted in South Sudan and Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, to inform future research on COVID-19 and infectious diseases in humanitarian settings. We…
PLoS ONE
2022
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