Democratic Republic of the Congo

News
April 18, 2018

A large proportion of hospitalised HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa have experienced the failure of first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

eLearning course
December 13, 2017

Are you familiar with the basic concepts of good nutrition? How does nutrition affect maternal and child health? What are common nutritional deficiencies, vulnerable groups, and the causes of undernutrition?

Event
December 8, 2017

Join MEASURE Evaluation on January 9, 2018 at 8:30am EST for a one-hour webinar on use of family planning (FP) and maternal and child health (MCH) services by adolescents and young women in five sub-Sa

eLearning course
November 21, 2017

Purpose

High quality data are needed to inform, monitor, and manage HIV/AIDS programs. This course will help participants understand what data quality is, why it is important, and what programs can do to improve it.

Objectives

Resource
November 9, 2017

In all countries where there is an HIV epidemic, certain subgroups of the population are at greater risk of HIV than others. These “key” populations include female sex workers (FSWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender people, and people who inject drugs.

eLearning course
October 26, 2017

Purpose:  PEPFAR-funded programs require rigorous monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in order to determine whether they are meeting their objectives, being implemented as planned, and are efficient in terms of using resources wisely to achieve desired public health outcomes.

eLearning course
August 15, 2017

Purpose: The evidence is compelling – male circumcision (MC) reduces female-to-male transmission of HIV by approximately 60%. MC provides additional "back-up" protection to methods such as abstinence, being faithful/partner reduction, and using condoms.

Resource
August 8, 2017

Our objective was to evaluate the performance of HIV testing algorithms based on WHO recommendations, using data from specimens collected at six HIV testing and counselling sites in sub-Saharan Africa (Guinea, Conakry; Kitgum and Arua, Uganda; Homa Bay, Kenya; Douala, Cameroun; Baraka, Democratic

Resource
August 3, 2017

Countries in the West and Central African regions struggle to offer quality HIV care at scale, despite HIV prevalence being relatively low. In these challenging operating environments, basic health care needs are multiple, systems are highly fragile and conflict disrupts health care.

Resource
May 29, 2017

Facility-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) provision for stable patients with HIV congests health services in resource-limited countries.