Covax, the Developing World ’ s Hope against COVID, Has Made It Only Halfway
Delivery of syringes for the vaccination campaign in El Salvador. Latin American countries have made steady progress in immunizing their populations, partly through direct negotiations between their governments and suppliers and partly through international cooperation. CREDIT: PAHO By Humberto MárquezCARACAS, Jan 20 2022 (IPS) The Covax initiative, the hope of the countries of the developing South to immunize their populations against COVID-19, only met half of its goals in 2021. And as 2022 begins, and the omicron variant of the virus is spreading fast, the scheme still depends on the decisions of pharmaceutical c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations COVAX COVID-19 vaccines Source Type: news

Piloting participatory action research: community as intermediary to education pathways of Congolese refugee youth - Gonzalez Benson O, Walker APP, Ellis JM, Yoshihama M, Usui M, Chang SY.
OBJECTIVES: This pilot participatory action research (PAR) is aimed at increasing educational opportunities for refugee youth by demystifying higher education and providing relevant information. The project also aims to develop empirical knowledge regardin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The world feels fragile, but we can recover from the blows we ’ve suffered | Rowan Williams
Science, art – and religion – can all help us build towards a new conception of humanity in the wake of the pandemicRowan Williams is a former archbishop of CanterburyRather more than half of the population of Afghanistan is facinglevels of food shortage not seen for decades. Just under1,500 people died in the Mediterranean during 2021, attempting to flee to a safer environment. Thelikelihood of wildfires is predicted as a risk comparable to severe flooding in parts of the UK in the coming decades. Aboutone person in 1,000 in the Democratic Republic of Congo has received full vaccination against Covid-19. And t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 7, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Rowan Williams Tags: Religion World news Science Anglicanism Source Type: news

Free at Last: Trafficked Woman ’ s Story a Warning to Other Vulnerable Job Seekers
Desperate for work Kamikazi put her faith in ‘agents’ to find her a job. Instead, she found herself working without pay as a domestic worker in Kuwait. Photo: Aimable Twahirwa/IPSBy Aimable TwahirwaKIGALI, Rwanda, Jan 5 2022 (IPS) When Kamikazi * from Gisagara, a district in Southern Rwanda, was forced to quit her job due to COVID-19 last year, she desperately sought other employment. A former co-worker in the food processing firm where Kamikazi once worked introduced her to “agents”. They assured her she would find decent employment in the Middle East, but little did she know her co-worker had deli...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aimable Twahirwa Tags: Africa COVID-19 Featured Headlines Human Rights Human Trafficking Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations #HumanRights #HumanTrafficking IPS UN Bureau Rwanda Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Diamonds May Be Scarce - but Sexual and Reproductive Health Information Shouldn't Be
[UNFPA] LUAMBO, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Just 35 years old, Nsenga Malu has lived many lives. At first, she was a girl growing up in the city of Luambo, in her home country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Then her childhood halted abruptly when she married at the age of 15 and began childbearing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Begins Cholera Vaccination Drive in Eastern DR Congo As Covid Spreads
[RFI] The World Health Organisation has started vaccinating some two million people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo against cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of the Congo Targets 2 Million in Cholera Vaccination Drive
[WHO-AFRO] Kalemie (Tanganyika Province) -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo today launched a massive cholera vaccination campaign targeting 2 million people aged one year and above in three provinces in the east of the country to halt an ongoing outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Engineering the future: meet the Africa prize shortlist innovators
Turning invasive plants into a force for good and powering healthcare with solar – here are three of the 2022 nomineesFrom a solar-powered crib that treats jaundiced babies to fibre made from water hyacinth that absorbs oil spills, innovators from nine African countries have been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering ’s 2022Africa prize.This year half of the shortlist of 16 are women, and for the first time it includes Togolese and Congolese inventors. The entrepreneurs will undergo eight months of business training and mentoring before a winner is chosen, who will receive £25,000, and three ru...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jo Griffin Tags: Global development Africa Engineering Science Technology World news Kenya Congo-Brazzaville Nigeria Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Climate crisis Environment Health Infectious diseases Society Source Type: news

A cross-sectional study of community perceptions of stigmatization amongst women affected by UN-peacekeeper perpetrated sexual exploitation and abuse - Samantha G, Bartels Susan A, Sabine L, Heather S.
BACKGROUND: Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by UN peacekeepers perpetrated against local women and girls is a concern in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). While stigma associated with sexual and gender-based violence is well documented more broad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vaccine Famine & its Impact on African Economies
The Republic of Congo received just over 300,000 doses of the COVID vaccines through the COVAX Facility in August 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Aimable TwiringiyimaBy Ahunna EziakonwaNEW YORK, Dec 21 2021 (IPS) We are about to start a third year of living with COVID-19. The world’s humanity and solidarity are now at its further test – and yet the implications of the absence of solidarity keep us all in the boat of mutations, lockdowns, quarantines and delayed SDGs – denied prosperity for all. 2021 has unearthed a new expression of global inequity: “vaccine nationalism” – which itself competes hig...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ahunna Eziakonwa Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

CORRECTED VERSION: Vaccine Famine & its Impact on African Economies
The Republic of Congo received just over 300,000 doses of the COVID vaccines through the COVAX Facility in August 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Aimable TwiringiyimaBy Ahunna EziakonwaNEW YORK, Dec 21 2021 (IPS) We are about to start a third year of living with COVID-19. The world’s humanity and solidarity are now at a further test – and yet implications of the absence of solidarity keep us all in the boat of mutations, lockdowns, quarantines and delayed SDGs – denied prosperity for all. 2021 has unearthed a new expression of global inequity: “vaccine nationalism” – itself competing with high with...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ahunna Eziakonwa Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: 'I Did Not Know it Was Possible to Organise the Birth of Children'
[UNFPA] Luambo -- At only 35, Nsenga Malu has lived many lives. In one, she was a girl growing up in the city of Luambo, in her home country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Then, her childhood halted abruptly when she married at the age of 15 and immediately began childbearing. Within 13 years, she'd had eight children, with an average of 11 months between pregnancies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Association between post-traumatic stress disorder and hypertension in Congolese exposed to violence: a case-control study - Bapolisi A, Maurage P, Pappaccogli M, Georges CMG, Petit G, Balola M, Cikomola C, Bisimwa G, Burnier M, Persu A, de Timary P.
BACKGROUND: Numerous risk factors have been involved in the pathogenesis of hypertension. The contribution of psychological factors, including post-traumatic stress disorder, remains largely underexplored, despite their potential role in hypertension. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of the Congo Declares Ebola Outbreak Over
[UN News] The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province that began in October, is officially over, national health authorities announced this Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola - Congo Declares End of Latest Outbreak
[DW] The Democratic Republic of Congo said the latest outbreak of Ebola was over. It was the country's 13th outbreak of the deadly disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Democratic Republic of the Congo declares Ebola outbreak over  
The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu Province that began in October, is officially over, national health authorities announced this Thursday.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - December 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: Africa's Path to Recovery in an Uncertain World
[allAfrica] Dakar -- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva visited Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal last week, where she met with the current and upcoming chairs of the African Union. In this guest column, she and Senegal's President Macky Sall envision ways to boost African recovery from the severe economic and social disruptions of today's global crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Access to primary healthcare services in conflict-affected fragile states: a subnational descriptive analysis of educational and wealth disparities in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, and Nigeria - Ramadan M, Tappis H, Uribe MV, Brieger W.
BACKGROUND: Measuring and improving equitable access to care is a necessity to achieve universal health coverage. Pre-pandemic estimates showed that most conflict-affected and fragile situations were off-track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals on h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessing the relationship between agency and peer violence among adolescents aged 10 to 14 years in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo and Blantyre, Malawi: a cross-sectional study - Ramaiya A, Zimmerman L, Mafuta E, Lulebo A, Chipeta E, Stones W, Moreau C.
BACKGROUND: Interpersonal violence has physical, emotional, educational, social, and economic implications. Although there is interest in empowering young people to challenge harmful norms, there is scant research on how individual agency, and, specificall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Diamonds are scarce – sexual and reproductive health information shouldn’t be
LUAMBO, Democratic Republic of the Congo – At only 35, Nsenga Malu has lived many lives. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Declares Fourth Wave of Covid-19
[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo has entered the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe, head of the technical secretariat of the response against the Covid-19 has announced. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New CDC ‘Avoid Travel’ Warning For Italy, 2 Other Destinations Due To Covid-19 Coronavirus
Malaysia did move from Level 4 to Level 3. And Jamaica, the Philippines, and the Republic of Congo went from Level 3 to Level 2. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel business pharma Source Type: news

New CDC Warning: Avoid Travel To Italy, 2 Other Destinations Due To Covid-19 Coronavirus
Malaysia did move from Level 4 to Level 3. And Jamaica, the Philippines, and the Republic of Congo went from Level 3 to Level 2. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel business pharma Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Up to 75,000 People Living in a Remote Camp in Eastern DR Congo Facing 'Hellish Conditions' - UNICEF
[Unicef] Up to 75,000 displaced people -- including 35,000 children - living in a remote and inaccessible hilltop camp for displaced people in the province of Ituri in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are braving "hellish conditions" without adequate food, shelter, protection, security and sanitation, UNICEF has warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Up to 75,000 People Living in a Remote Camp Facing 'Hellish Conditions' - UNICEF
[Unicef] Up to 75,000 displaced people -- including 35,000 children - living in a remote and inaccessible hilltop camp for displaced people in the province of Ituri in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are braving "hellish conditions" without adequate food, shelter, protection, security and sanitation, UNICEF has warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination, Department for Transport and DHSC (updated 7th December 2021)
Approved vaccines and list of countries and territories with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel to England. 7 December 2021Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia and Ukraine can use EU DCC to add proof of vaccination status in the UK passenger locator form. 22 November 2021Belarus, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, the Faroe Islands, Laos, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Samoa, Senegal, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe added to the list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination for travel to England. Sinovac-CoronaVac, Sinopharm Beijing and Covaxin ad...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development of an index to measure the exposure level of UN peacekeeper-perpetrated sexual exploitation/abuse in women/girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Gray S, Stuart H, Lee S, Bartels SA.
Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of women and girls by United Nations (UN) peacekeepers is an international concern. However, the typical binary measurement of SEA (indicating that it occurred, or it did not) disregards varying exposure levels and the c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Africa Should Bargain Hard for COVID Vaccine Equity: Lessons from Indonesia during Avian Flu
The Republic of Congo received just over 300,000 doses of the COVID vaccines through the COVAX Facility in August 2021. The international COVAX initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to the vaccines, recently announced that it was being forced to slash planned deliveries to Africa, by around 150 million doses this year. The scheme is now expected to deliver 470 million doses through the end of December. These will be enough to protect just 17 per cent of the continent, far below the 40 per cent target, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Credit: UNICEF/Aimable TwiringiyimaBy Victoria Fan and Steve Kuo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Victoria Fan and Steve Kuo Tags: Africa COVID-19 COVID-19 VACCINES Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Kenya: Otoho Treated Me Well During Covid-19 Scare - Gor's Ulimwengu
[Nairobi News] Gor Mahia forward Jules Ulimwengu says his hosts in the Republic of Congo treated him with respect during his time in isolation when he reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 during his visit to the country last week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Gor's Ulimwengu Tests Negative for Covid-19 Ahead of Otoho Rematch
[Nairobi News] Authorities in the Republic of Congo have allowed two Gor Mahia players who reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 during the club's recent assignment in the country to fly back to Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Central Africa: Congo Basin's Vital Clues to HIV's Behaviour - How We're Trying to Crack Its Complex Code
[The Conversation Africa] There have been tremendous gains towards reaching the United Nations 90-90-90 targets to end HIV as a public health threat. The aim was that, by 2020, 90% of people with HIV would know their status, 90% of those would be on treatment, and 90% would have suppressed viral loads. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Congo says it has to fight joint enemy with Uganda as soldiers cross border
Congolese authorities on Wednesday sought to allay concerns about the arrival of Ugandan troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for an ongoing joint operation against a militia linked to... #congolese #militia #islamicstate (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unintended pregnancy, induced abortion and abortion care-seeking experiences among adolescents in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: a cross-sectional study
Objectives To estimate age-specific abortion incidence and unintended pregnancy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo and compare care experiences between adolescents (15 –19 years) and older women (20–49 years).Design We used the age-specific variant of the Abortion Incidence Complications Method to estimate abortion and unintended pregnancy, with data from three primary sources: Health Facility Survey (n=361) provided postabortion care (PAC) caseloads; Prospective Morbidity Survey (n=1031) provided the age distribution and characteristics of women presenting for PAC and Health Professional Survey (n=115) ...
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - November 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC, Ituri - Insecurity Leaves People Deprived of Basic Medical Care
[MSF] On 28 October, unknown attackers targeted a M édecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) convoy leaving two aid workers injured on the road of Bambou, in Ituri. The attack took place as the MSF vehicle was returning from an area where our teams had been responding to people's needs. Currently, the perpetrators and their motives are still unknown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Underpaid and Under Fire - the Risky Business of Monitoring Congo's Volatile Volcano
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -- 'We have all old machines, all old equipment.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Correction to: "It was with my consent since he was providing me with money": a mixed methods study of adolescent perspectives on peacekeeper-perpetrated sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Fraulin G, Lee S, Lusamba S, Bartels SA.
Correction to: Confl Health (2021) 15:80 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-021-00414-0 The authors of the original article [1] found out after publication that incorrect versions of Figure 3 and 4 were used during the publication process. The incorrect and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy
Americans failed to safeguard decades of diplomatic and financial investments in Congo, where the world’s largest supply of cobalt is controlled by Chinese companies backed by Beijing. #lostground #cleanenergyamericans (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Some Nigerian Plants Show Potential to Treat Malaria
[The Conversation Africa] Six countries in Africa accounted for about half of all malaria deaths worldwide in 2019: Nigeria (23%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Tanzania (5%), Burkina Faso (4%), Mozambique (4%) and Niger (4%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Some Plants Show Potential to Treat Malaria
[The Conversation Africa] Six countries in Africa accounted for about half of all malaria deaths worldwide in 2019: Nigeria (23%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Tanzania (5%), Burkina Faso (4%), Mozambique (4%) and Niger (4%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"It was with my consent since he was providing me with money": a mixed methods study of adolescent perspectives on peacekeeper-perpetrated sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Fraulin G, Lee S, Lusamba S, Bartels SA.
BACKGROUND: The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has been marred by widespread allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of women and girls by UN peacekeepers. There is minimal researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anne Rimoin named to new Gordon –Levin Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Anne Rimoin, an internationally recognized expert on emerging infections, global health, infectious disease surveillance systems and vaccinations who has been engaged in pandemic preparedness and response work for more than two decades, has been appointed to the newly established Gordon –Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at theUCLA Fielding School of Public Health.The chair was established by a $2 million gift from Tom and Edna Gordon and the Don S. Levin Trust to support the teaching and research activities of a faculty member with expertise in the epidemiology, transmission and control of...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nepalese Superintendent in DR Congo is UN Woman Police Officer of the Year
A Nepalese peacekeeper serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was on Friday named the recipient of the UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - November 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nepali Superintendent in DR Congo is UN Woman Police Officer of the Year
A Nepali peacekeeper serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was on Friday named the recipient of the UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - November 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Torn From Parents in the Belgian Congo, Women Seek Reparations
Belgium has apologized for the kidnapping and deportation of thousands of mixed-race children under its colonial rule. Survivors say that reparations should be the next step. #kidnapping #belgiancongo #deportation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: MSF Suspends Medical Activities in Ituri Province After Attack
[Nation] Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has suspended services in parts of Ituri Province in eastern DR Congo after its staff was attacked the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: MSF Suspends Medical Activities in Ituri Province After Attack
[Nation] Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has suspended services in parts of Ituri Province in eastern DR Congo after its staff was attacked the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Readout of President Biden's Meeting with President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
[White House] Glascow -- President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met with President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chair of the African Union (AU) on the margins of the G20. The Leaders discussed the shared commitment of the U.S. and the AU to advance global health security and end the COVID-19 pandemic everywhere. They also discussed the recent U.S.-facilitated deal between Moderna and the AU to make up to 110 million vaccine doses available to the AU on an accelerated basis. This is in addition to the 63 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news