Congo-Kinshasa: Concerns Over Cholera Mount Amid Clashes

Combatting the sharp increase in cholera cases is being dangerously undermined as deadly fighting between rebles and government forces rages on in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, says the World Health Organisation.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Concerns Over Cholera Mount Amid Clashes

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 25 July 2012

    Conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where M23 rebels and other armed groups are fighting government forces, is dangerously undermining efforts to combat a ... read more »

A health worker in the eastern DRC explains the importance of good hygiene.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Poor Sanitation Hinders Cholera Fight

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 30 April 2012

    ore than 7,500 cholera cases have been identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the beginning of the year as an epidemic that began in June 2011 continues to ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Cholera Soars, Says UN

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 27 January 2012

    Cholera cases have soared in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent weeks, the UN said on Friday, bringing the number of people infected in the year-long outbreak to 22,000 ... read more »

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