PRESS RELEASE – The Minister of Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education officially launched this Tuesday 15 August 2017 the 1st year of primary school enrolment campaign for 6 and 7-year-olds for the 2017-2018 school year.
PRESS RELEASE – Breastfeeding is one of the most effective – and cost effective – investments nations can make in the health of their youngest members and the future health of their economies and societies.
PRESS RELEASE – More than 1 million people have been forced from their homes by waves of violent conflict in the Greater Kasai region – making the region one of the largest displacement crises in the world for children.
PRESS RELEASE – 150,000 children in Greater Kasai region need emergency support to continue education. More than 600 schools damaged in attacks.
EMERGENCY – A cholera epidemic has been declared in Kinshasa and continues throughout the country. Cholera response in DRC will not succeed without support.
Community health volunteers deployed across the Bas-Uele Province to contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus30 May 2017
To contain the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus, in the DRC, 145 volunteers of the Congolese Red Cross trained by UNICEF have been deployed.
Nearly 400 000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition in the Greater Kasai due to violence – UNICEF24 May 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The crisis has disrupted life-saving interventions, putting children at risks of severe acute malnutrition in the Greater Kasai, DRC.
JOINT PRESS RELEASE –KINSHASA/LIKATI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 18 May 2017- The Minister of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dr Oly Ilunga Kalenga, visited the …
PRESS RELEASE – Sweden has awarded 57 million Swedish Kronas (6 million USD) to support UNICEF’s health programme in the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo), under the terms of partnership agreement signed on 25th April 2017 in Kinshasa.
PRESS RELEASE The crisis in the Greater Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is having a devastating impact on children, UNICEF warned today.