World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

We respond to emergencies and assist people fleeing violence and armed conflict. In 2019 and 2020, we responded to the country's biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, in Ituri and North Kivu provinces.

We run some of our largest programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In 2019, we worked in 21 of out of the country's 26 provinces and responded to one of the biggest outbreaks of measles in decades. We also worked with people displaced by conflict, and those with health problems such as HIV/AIDS.

People have little access to healthcare, and disease outbreaks are frequent due to poor surveillance and infrastructure. Violence has led to crises in the Kivus, Tanganyika and Kasai regions, and has forced millions to flee. Three of our staff, abducted in North Kivu in 2013, are still missing.

We are currently responding to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in DRC.

Our main areas of activity in DRC

In 2019
 
Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

North Kivu: MSF treats 65 Ebola patients in first month

Project Update 7 Sep 2018
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC Ebola outbreaks

New Ebola outbreak declared in North Kivu

Project Update 5 Sep 2018
 
Ebola DRC MSF treatment centre opens in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

MSF Ebola treatment centre opens in Mangina, North Kivu

Project Update 16 Aug 2018
 
Ebola outbreak in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

MSF responds to new Ebola outbreak, the tenth in DRC

Project Update 8 Aug 2018
 
Ebola Vaccination in Bikoro
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Ministry of Health declares Ebola epidemic over

Project Update 25 Jul 2018
 
Ebola outbreak Mbandaka
DRC Ebola outbreaks

“Congolese health workers have shown an amazing commitment to fighting Ebola”

Voices from the Field 11 Jul 2018
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC Ebola outbreaks

MSF hands over Ebola response activities in DRC

Project Update 3 Jul 2018
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Ebola update June 2018

Crisis Update 19 Jun 2018
 
Ebola testimony
DRC Ebola outbreaks

“I will start today from zero”

Voices from the Field 19 Jun 2018
Up Next
13 June 2018