Humanitarian Health Action

Protracted crises

Democratic Republic of the Congo - Cholera persists

WHO epidemiologist and  a member of the Provincial Health Division of Maniema visiting a water source of Abuba,  Sudouest Kindu to verify the water quailty.
WHO/Eugene Kabambi
WHO epidemiologist and a member of the Provincial Health Division of Maniema visiting a water source of Abuba, Sudouest Kindu to verify the water quailty.

20 January 2016 -- In 2015 there has been a total of 21 584 cumulative cholera cases and 329 deaths in the whole Democratic Republic of the Congo. Average case fatality rate was 2%. WHO will support the provincial health division’s by providing medical supplies and monitoring and evaluation missions to the affected areas.