Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Refitting of the health centre in Malanga with equipment and medical devices

  • Applying institution: Welfare Centre for the Development of Women’s Social Actions (CEPRODASOF)

  • Project country: DR Congo

The suburbs of Malanga includes 10 villages with a population of about 12,500 habitants.

The grant was used to purchase equipment and equip a reception room, an emergency and hospitalization room and a maternity room; as well as essential pharmaceutical products in order to carry out the health center’s activities:

  • Information and training of the population on hygienic practices

  • Health care for 1,172 patients

  • 266 hospitalizations

  • 548 births

  • Home vaccinations by a mobile team

  • 1,814 prenatal consultations

The number of beneficiaries villages increased from 10 to 27 as the Malanga health center has become the health centre.

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