Invisible Suffering in DRC

Dans la salle d'attente pour la consultation medicale. Centre de Sante de KINYANDONYI *** Local Caption *** MSF is working in Rutshuru General Hospital of Reference (HGR) since 2005, in the emergency dept, surgery, maternity, paediatrics, burns unit, internal medicines, intensive care, sexual violence, epidemiology, ambulance service. Teams are also supporting two health centers in the area where they conducted 43 232 consultations for malaria in 2013. In HGR of Rutshuru, in 2013, MSF realized 20 503 admissions in ER room, 7 643 surgical interventions and 3 757 deliveries from which 1 427 c-sections.
Andre Quillien/MSF
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The people in east Democratic Republic of Congo have lived in the grip of an emergency for twenty years. Around three million people have been forced out of their homes. Many of the displaced have dropped out of sight, and are thus deprived of state-provided services and humanitarian aid. On March 3rd, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) published a report denouncing the silent suffering of the Congolese people.