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Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC by the Numbers

DRC

DRC Population

91,873,913

Infection

Each year approximately
91,873,913
pregnant women are infected with malaria
PNLP Internal Report 2016

TIPTOP objective within the DRC

Increase the number of women who receive 3 doses of intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) with quality assured sulfadoxine pyrimethamine in project areas to
50%

without negatively affecting the coverage of antenatal care visits

Proportion of women receiving IPTp

1 Dose
65%
2 Doses
17%
3 Doses
11%
Demographic and Health Survey 2013–2014

Proportion of women attending antenatal care visits

At Least 1 Visit
78%
At Least 4 Visits
47%
Demographic and Health Survey 2013–2014

Visions from the Field

Mother and baby

Malaria-free in the DRC

When a woman contracts malaria, everything comes to a halt while she fights the disease. But TIPTOP is breaking new ground, ensuring pregnant women have the care they need to stay malaria-free throughout pregnancy and childbirth.

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Project Highlights

Team

Deogratias Cibinda: Project Manager

Deogratias Cibinda

Project Manager


Florent Kalenga: Malaria Technical Advisor

Florent Kalenga

Malaria Technical Advisor


Fabrice Witanday: Program Officer

Fabrice Witanday

Program Officer

Alain Mikato: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Alain Mikato

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer


Peter Byamungu: Senior Procurement Specialist

Peter Byamungu

Senior Procurement Specialist


Nestor Nkosso, Finance Officer

Nestor Nkosso

Finance Officer

Local Research Partners

ISGlobal is partnering with the following groups to implement operations research activities.

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About TIPTOP

An innovative, community-based approach that aims to dramatically increase the number of pregnant women in malaria-affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa receiving life-saving antimalarial treatment.


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