CERF-funded Project

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Maintien de Zéro cas d’Ebola et Offre des Soins aux Survivants et aux Communautés Affectées par l’Epidémie d’Ebola (20-RR-WHO-025)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving health assistance to vulnerable communities in Ituri, North-Kivu and South-Kivu. This WHO project supports and monitors Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivors, procures essential medical equipment for 5 general reference hospitals, conducts contact tracing in the event new cases are identified, trains health workers on integrated disease surveillance and response, establishes community-based disease surveillance and provides access to essential life-saving healthcare services. The project provides life-saving assistance to 403,000 people including 109,000 women, 93,000 boys and 100,000 girls. This project will be implemented over the course of 9 months.