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.
A health worker in the eastern DRC explains the importance of good hygiene.
Congo-Kinshasa: Poor Sanitation Hinders Cholera Fight
UNIRIN, 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
RNW Africa, 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 »
Caught in the crossfire between M-23 rebels and the Congolese army, people in the eastern DRC territory of Rutshuru live in constant fear. Violent clashes continue to erupt. And ... Read more »