The Democratic Republic Of Congo has one of the highest maternal and infant mortality rate in the world standing at 108 infant deaths per 1000 live births and 693 mothers dying per 100000 live births
To guarantee a good start in life for the Congolese infant and a healthy reproductive life for the Congolese mother by assuring them consistent and easy access to maternal & infant health care centers, where high quality care is rendered by well-trained and skilled Congolese nurse midwives.
With participants coming to more than 19 areas of Kasai Oriental province, a written test was organized in the hall of the MPOKOLO WA MOYO school under the direction of National Director Pastor Leon Munyinga to select candidates who will be trained as midwives.
We are committed to the reduction of maternal and infant mortality, by increasing the proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel and ensuring the reduction of preventable deaths in neonates and children under five.
We are a non-profit organization registered in the commonwealth of Virginia as 501(C)3 since 2009.
We focus on the promotion of maternal and infant health in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (DRC)
Our objective is to provide the appropriate training of rural health care professionals and define the standard of care applicable to the rural context
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