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27 Jan 2017 description
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An estimated 1 million women live with obstetric fistula, a devastating consequence of prolonged obstructed labor, and thousands of new case develop each year. Life-restoring treatment for women with fistula is available at the health facilities on this map

27 Jul 2016 description
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In late December of 2015 a patient in the dense urban area of Luanda, Angola presented with symptoms that could have been attributed to any number of tropical vector-borne diseases: a headache, body ache, fever, and nausea. By January their blood test came back positive for yellow fever. They were the first of many.

06 Apr 2016 description
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Posted by Daniel Tamene on 5 April 2016

Daniel Tamene, our Programme Finance Manager, recently travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to visit our partner Centre Resolution Conflits (CRC). He accompanied CRC into the bush to see first-hand the negotiation process they manage every time they rescue and resettle child soldiers. Here is Daniel’s exclusive report from the field.

09 Jan 2015 description
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Located in the city of Kisantu on the western side of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Hôpital Général de Référence Saint Luc is Direct Relief’s first obstetric fistula partner in the DRC. A 274-bed referral hospital that serves a catchment area of approximately 150,000 people, Saint Luc received its first shipment of fistula modules last year.

03 Nov 2006 description
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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is attempting to make progress towards a democratic and peaceful future, holding elections for the first time in more than 40 years in August.

In November two health experts from the DRC, Malonga Miatudila, M.D., M.P.H.

31 Aug 2006 description
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Recipient: Project de Lutte Contre Les Handicaps Visuels
Shipment Number: 5047
Shipment Date: 8/7/2006

28 Feb 2006 description
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Recipient: Diocese de Kilwa-Kasenga
Shipment Number: 4826
Shipment Date: 2/7/2006
Value: $447,139

30 Nov 2005 description
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Recipient: Ambassade de L'Ordre Souverain de Malte
Shipment Number: 4583
Shipment Date: 11/14/2005

31 Oct 2005 description
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Recipient: Mambilima Mission Hospital
Shipment Number: 4536
Shipment Date: 10/5/2005
Value: $17,948

30 Nov 2003 description
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Recipient: St. Kizito Health Care Center
Shipment Number: 3552
Shipment Date: 11/14/2003
Value: $188,868

31 Jul 2003 description
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Recipient: Centre Hospitalier et de Diagnostic Medical (CHDM)
Shipment Number: 3462
Shipment Date: 7/17/2003
Value: $190,509

04 Feb 2002 description
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Recipient: The People of Goma
Shipment Date: 4/2/2002
Value: $128,849

12 Nov 2001 description
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Recipient: Centre Hospitalier et de Diagnostic Medical (CHDM)