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Congolese Community Comes Together to Improve Child Health

Posted April 30, 2018

Despite its resource-rich land, there are still thousands of areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that lack accessible healthcare.

A dearth of transportation and distance from adequate care keep the country’s infant and child mortality high. Congolese families will travel great distances to treat illnesses like malaria and diarrhea. Tragically, many newborns and children do not survive the trip.

Reporting and photography by: Kate Holt / MCSP
Story by: Nicholas Ansai, MCSP Communications

Maternal and Child Survival Program