Congo-Kinshasa: Human Rights Take a Downturn - Report
[allAfrica] An excerpt on the DR Congo from the annual Human Rights Watch publication, World Report 2021: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

6 rangers killed in "devastating" attack on Congo gorilla sanctuary
Deadly ambush marks the latest attack in the part of eastern Congo home to some of the world's last mountain gorillas. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Covid-19 Second Wave Ravages Southern Africa
[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks, authorities in southern Africa have systematically reintroduced lockdown measures amid the second wave of Covid-19. This is after a worrying resurgence of cases in several countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, eSwatini, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

To add insult to injury: stigmatization reinforces the trauma of rape survivors - findings from the DR Congo - Schmitt S, Robjant K, Elbert T, Koebach A.
BACKGROUND: Survivors of sexual violence are frequently condemned and socially excluded. Myths about rape may translate into stigmatization, diminish disclosure, prevent help-seeking from support structures and worsen mental health. Areas of conflict or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

2020: A Yet More Devastating Year Closes With At Least Some Signs Of Hope
UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefs the media on the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: UN Photo/Mark GartenBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 23 2020 (IPS) Despite its grim record of multiple natural disasters and a deepening climate crisis, one could be forgiven for looking back on 2019 with a degree of nostalgia. There is no disguising the extent of the calamity wrought this year by COVID-19, yet as we approach the end of 2020 we may also draw strength from positive developments emerging. No review of 2020, as seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migratio Source Type: news

Hope Thrives on Action
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) As Mohammed, a Palestine refugee with impaired vision who attends a specialized UNRWA programme for children with disabilities, told us during our mission to Lebanon a week ago: “I was worried. I was worried that I could not continue my education because the programme was going to be cut. Now I have hope that I can continue to study and make my dream come true.” As 2020 comes to a close and we reflect on Education Cannot Wait’s mission this past year, two things stand out: hope and action. Amidst multipl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Sexual and gender-based violence among refugees and internally displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: post-conflict scenario - Lugova H, Samad N, Haque M.
The ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has triggered sexual and gender-based violence, including rape, sexual slavery, trafficking, intimate partner violence, and sexual exploitation. Gender inequalities and abuse of power ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Top Global Health Moments of 2020
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth International Community Health Nurse Olivia Yeboah thoroughly washes her hands at the Akropong Clinic in Ghana. Photo by Emmanuel Attramah, PMI Impact Malaria/US President's Malaria Initiative.December 17, 2020If we wanted to, we could list a COVID-19 moment for every month of 2020.  We all know that the onset of the coronavirus pandemic—first in China and then worldwide—overwhelmed news coverage this year. And with good reason. It’s the first large-scale global pandemic in 100 years. At the time this article was publ...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Nutrition Policy Advocacy Health Workforce Systems Nursing Midwifery 2020 Health Workers Source Type: news

"If I was with my father such discrimination wouldn't exist, I could be happy like other people": a qualitative analysis of stigma among peacekeeper fathered children in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Wagner K, Glaesmer H, Bartels SA, Lee S.
BACKGROUND: The United Nations (UN) Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) comprises the largest and longest serving peacekeeping operation to date. Since the launch of the mission in 1999, sexual relations between... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Whole genomes map pathways of chimpanzee and bonobo divergence
(Emory Health Sciences) Chimpanzees and bonobos are sister species that diverged around 1.8 million years ago as the Congo River formed a geographic boundary and they evolved in separate environments. Now, a whole-genome comparison of bonobos and chimpanzees reveals the gene pathways associated with the striking differences between the two species' diets, sociality and sexual behaviors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assessing Readiness to Provide Comprehensive Abortion Care in the Democratic Republic of the Congo After Passage of the Maputo Protocol
CONCLUSIONSMost DRC facilities were not ready to provide comprehensive abortion care. Improving supplies of vital health commodities will improve readiness, and has the potential to reduce the prevalence of unplanned pregnancies and future demand for abortions. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors associated with physical and/or sexual abuse among female middle school students: a cross- sectional study in Kinshasa, DRC - Jonas KAWM, Tang HY, Deng LC, Yu Y, Jean-Baptiste KN, Basile KK, Opoku S, Meng H.
This cross-sectional study sought to broaden the limited evidence on violence against young adolescent girls in non-conflict zones within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Our goal was to estimate the prevalence of and the predictors of physical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Political Tensions, Armed Attacks, Displacement, Covid Threats Continue - UN Mission Head
[UN News] There is a critical need for State institutions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to provide more stability and safety for citizens facing multiple threats, the head of the UN mission there told the Security Council on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: UNAIDS Calls On More to Be Done for Paediatric HIV Treatment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
[UNAIDS] Kinshasa -- On World AIDS Day, the UNAIDS Executive Director visited an HIV community village and a children's hospital (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Experimental vaccine for deadly tickborne virus effective in cynomolgus macaques
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) An experimental vaccine developed in Europe to prevent infection by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) has protected cynomolgus macaques in a new collaborative study from National Institutes of Health scientists. The study, published in Nature Microbiology, comes about three years after the same research group developed the macaque model for CCHFV. No specific treatments or vaccines for CCHFV exist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ebola responders killed as violence flares - Maxmen A.
Armed groups have killed four Ebola responders in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and injured five others, in a series of attacks that began late on 27 November, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The dead include a va... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The syndemic of COVID-19 and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings: leveraging lessons from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Stark L, Meinhart M, Vahedi L, Carter SE, Roesch E, Scott Moncrieff I, Mwanze Palaku P, Rossi F, Poulton C.
Efforts to situate gender-based violence (GBV) within the COVID-19 pandemic remain inadequate. Based on the knowledge that the public health crises of violence and infectious disease are intersecting, we use a syndemic perspective to examine their shared i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Congo-Brazzaville: Govt Suspends the Importation, Sale of Johnson's Baby Powder
[allAfrica] Sold on shelves in the Republic of Congo, American brand Johnson& Johnson could contain potentially carcinogenic substances. After several weeks of consultation with civil society, the Ministry of Commerce has decided to suspend the importation and marketing of this powder in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Govt Declares End of Ebola Epidemic
[Nation] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared an end to the latest Ebola outbreak, 50 days after the last case was confirmed in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo Declared Over
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 -- The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is over, health officials say. Wednesday marks 42 days, or two incubation periods, since the last survivor tested negative for the virus, so the DRC... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO announces end to Ebola outbreak in Congo
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday announced the end to the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: 11th Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over
[WHO] Brazzaville/Kinshasa -- Today marks the end of the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), nearly six months after the first cases were reported in Equateur Province. The outbreak took place in communities scattered across dense rain forests as well as crowded urban areas, creating logistical challenges. These were surmounted due to the leadership of the government and local communities, supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Declared Over, With Lessons for Covid-19
[UN News] An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is over, the government announced on Wednesday, after a five-month response supported by the UN's World Health Organization (WHO), and other partners. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Latest Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is declared over, with lessons for COVID-19   
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is over, the government announced on Wednesday, after a five-month response supported by the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), and other partners.    (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak, sees lessons for COVID-19 fight
Congo announced the end of an almost six-month Ebola outbreak in the west of the country on Wednesday, as health authorities looked to apply lessons from the successful response to the fight against COVID-19 in Africa. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Declares End of 11th Ebola Epidemic
[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared an end to the latest Ebola outbreak, 50 days after the last case was confirmed in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo announces end to its 11th deadly Ebola outbreak
Congo has declared an end to its 11th Ebola outbreak, this one in western Equateur Province, nearly six months after cases were reported and amid the rise of COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Public Ignores Covid-19 Despite Danger of Second Wave
[Nation] When the first Covid-19 case was announced in the DR Congo in March, many in the capital Kinshasa obeyed public health guidelines -- wearing masks, washing hands or sanitising and avoiding crowded places. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo
On 18 November 2020, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: First Central African Refugees Return From DRC Since Covid-19 Outbreak
[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has helped hundreds of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) to return home in recent days - the first such move since the COVID-19 pandemic forced border closures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why You May Not Be Able to Get Pfizer ’s Frontrunner COVID-19 Vaccine
The freezer in your kitchen likely gets down to temperatures around -20° C (-4° F). “That keeps your ice cream cold, but it doesn’t turn your ice cream into an impenetrable block of ice,” says Paula Cannon, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. Pfizer’s promising COVID-19 vaccine, by contrast, must be stored at about -70° C (-94° F)—a temperature cold enough to harden ice cream into a spoon-breaking block of ice, and that only specialized freezers can produce. Those cold storage ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Africa: Measles Killed 207,500 People in 2019 - WHO
[Premium Times] Countries that have recently suffered large measles outbreaks include the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Central African Republic (CAR), Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Macedonia, Samoa, Tonga, and Ukraine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Research Awards 2020 from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - November 12, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Trauma, aggression, and post conflict perpetration of community violence in female former child soldiers-a study in eastern DR Congo - Robjant K, Schmitt S, Chibashimba A, Carleial S, Elbert T, Koebach A.
OBJECTIVE: Former combatants are exposed to multiple traumatic stressors during conflict situations and usually participate in perpetration of violence. Ongoing perpetration of violence in post conflict areas, linked to mental health problems and appetitiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: New Strategies At Work in Eleventh Ebola Outbreak in DRC
[MSF] The tenth Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which struck the eastern part of the country between 2018 and early 2020, went on to become the largest in the country's history. The eleventh outbreak, currently underway in Équateur province, in the country's west, looks quite different: it progresses at a slow pace, producing small clusters in isolated areas and a lower overall mortality rate. How has the medical response evolved? How can we take advantage of the experience from (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists find Ebola virus antibodies in people before 2018 DRC outbreak
(University of California - Davis) Scientists found antibodies to Ebola virus in people up to a year before the 2018 Ebola virus disease outbreak began in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC. This suggests that either early cases may have been missed or that exposure occurs more commonly than previously thought, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Large-scale study: Congolese fishermen report decline in fish stocks on Lake Tanganyika
(KU Leuven) Fishermen working on Lake Tanganyika in eastern Congo experience a lack of safety and want better enforcement of existing regulations. They also report a decline in the lake's fish stocks. These are some of the findings of a large international study led by KU Leuven (Belgium) based on 1018 interviews with stakeholders in the area. The study was published in theJournal of Great Lakes Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

DR Congo jail break: 'Islamist ADF rebels' free 1,300 inmates
The attackers came in large numbers and broke the jail's door, officials say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Health Body Appoints Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct During Ebola Response
[WHO] The World Health Organization has appointed two distinguished leaders to co-chair an Independent Commission on sexual abuse and exploitation during the response to the tenth Ebola Virus Disease epidemic in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Appoints Co-Chairs of Independent Commission On Sexual Misconduct During the Ebola Response in North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
[WHO] The World Health Organization has appointed two distinguished leaders to co-chair an Independent Commission on sexual abuse and exploitation during the response to the tenth Ebola Virus Disease epidemic in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Gallup-Lloyd's Register Poll Highlights Africa's Worries About Climate Change & Risks of Harm
[FEEEDS] Washington, DC --  Dr. Robin Renee Sanders is CEO of FEEEDS® and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Republic of Congo, ECOWAS, and National Security Council Director for Africa (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drought, resilience, and support for violence: household survey evidence from DR Congo - Uexkull N, d ’Errico M, Jackson J.
The effects of climate variability and change on security are debated. While this topic has received considerable attention in both policy circles and academia, the microlevel pathways and conditions under which climatic shocks increase conflict risks are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Engaging with faith groups to prevent VAWG in conflict-affected communities: results from two community surveys in the DRC - Le Roux E, Corboz J, Scott N, Sandilands M, Lele UB, Bezzolato E, Jewkes R.
BACKGROUND: An evaluation was conducted of a three-year intervention focused on violence against women and girls (VAWG) and implemented in the conflict-affected north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a country with high rates of VAWG. The in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Govt to Investigate 'Jobs-for-Sex' Accusations During Ebola Outbreak
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -- Dozens of women have made accusations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers during the 2018-2020 Ebola crisis (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Calls for Punishment, Aid Sector Reform After Sex Abuse Scandal in Congo
[The New Humanitarian] Editor's note: This story follows a year-long investigation into sexual abuse allegations during the 2018-2020 Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo by The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: WHO's Africa Director Moeti Speaks on Sexual Abuse Allegations During Ebola Response
[WHO] Brazzaville -- The allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers, who identified themselves as working for the World Health Organization (WHO)  Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are deeply horrific and heartbreaking. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO to Investigate Sexual Exploitation, Abuse Allegations in Ebola Response
[WHO] The World Health Organization, leadership and staff, are outraged by recent reports of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse in the context of the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Statement From Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Who Regional Director for Africa, On Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Allegations in the North Kivu Ebola Response
[WHO] Brazzaville -- The allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by aid workers, who identified themselves as working for the World Health Organization (WHO) Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are deeply horrific and heartbreaking. All my life as a woman, doctor, leader, mother and health worker, I have fought against gender inequality, as well as sexual harassment and abuse. When I became WHO Regional Director for Africa, I committed to advancing women's careers and interests in the workplace and robu (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Monkeypox – Democratic Republic of the Congo
From 1 January through 13 September 2020, a total of 4,594 suspected cases of monkeypox, including 171 deaths (case fatality ratio 3.7%), have been reported in 127 health zones from 17 out of 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The first epidemic peak was observed at the beginning of March 2020 (epi week 10), with 136 cases reported weekly (Figure1). From 1 January through 7 August, the Institut National de Recherche Biom édicale (INRB) received 80 samples from suspected cases of monkeypox, of which 39 samples were confirmed positive by polymerase chain reaction. Four out of the 80 specimens were s...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - October 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: More Than 50 Women Accuse Aid Workers of Sex Abuse in Ebola Crisis
[The New Humanitarian] Beni, DRC -- More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organization and leading NGOs of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an investigation by The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news