This literature review summarizes the available published literature on behavioral determinants and sociocultural systems and norms that influence specific priority zoonotic diseases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Congo, Democratic Republic
Community health workers (CHWs) are critical players in fragile settings, where staff shortages are particularly acute, health indicators are poor and progress towards Universal Health Coverage is slow. Like other health workers, CHWs need support to contribute effectively to health programmes and promote health equity.
This blog relates the story of a young couple who made a choice that broke the mold for newly married youth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): they decided to use contraception to delay having their first child.
The proliferation of disinformation online amidst the DRC’s outbreak of the Ebola virus is a serious threat to global health.
Ces affiches et brochures ont été produites en mars 2020 en réponse à la crise du COVID-19.
These posters and brochures were produced in March 2020 as a response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Sharing the Land (STL) is an initiative under the Integrated Research Institute (IRI) at the Université Chrétienne Bilingue du Congo (UCBC) based in Beni, North Kivu, in DR Congo. STL started in January 2015 in partnership with Texas A&M University’s Center on Conflict and Development via USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network.
The goal of this framework is to provide an overview of how Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) resources and activities need to be prepared for across different response pillars among provinces and countries neighbouring North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
This document is intended to be used to guide risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) work which is central to stopping the outbreak and preventing its further amplification.
Batela Lobi Na Yo, meaning “Protect Your Future” in the language of Lingala, the local language in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The campaign was designed to inspire and inform young people on how to own their sexual health, and to provide them with new information that highlighted the existence—and efficacy—of contraception.