DRC-IHP Facts: Fighting Malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo

Fact Sheet

DRC has one of the highest rates of malaria-related deaths in the world, particularly for children under five. Using a combination of approaches, the Integrated Health Project (DRC-IHP) worked with DRC's ministry of health to train health care professionals and community health workers in diagnosis and treatment, as well as to more effectively distribute bed nets, medications, and rapid diagnosis tools.