Développement des Zones de Santé d’Apprentissage et de Recherche (ZAR) en R.D Congo : enseignements utiles d’une évaluation qualitative des expériences antérieures en Afrique Subsaharienne

Geneviève Michaux1, Albert Mwembo-Tambwe2, Zakaria Belrhiti3, Franis Monet1 et Bart Criel4 Résumé Trois Zones d’Apprentissage et de Recherche (ZAR) sont développées par le programme RIPSEC en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Cette stratégie consiste à utiliser un district sanitaire comme Read More …

Exploring the Adequacy of Family Planning Services to Adolescents needs: Results of a cross-sectional Study from two settings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Abstract The aim of this paper was to assess the adequacy of family planning (FP) services to adolescents’ needs in the DRC. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted in 61 health facilities providing the FP. The data were collected by Read More …

Factors Associated with the Use of Modern Contraceptive Methods by Women in Marital Union in the City of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Cross- Sectional Study

 Abstract Introduction: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of modern contraception and to identify factors that are associated with the use of modern contraceptive methods in the city of Lubumbashi. Methods:  We conducted a cross-sectional study from April to Read More …

To what extent do site-based training, mentoring, and operational research improve district health system management and leadership in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Zakaria Belrhiti1*, Andrew Booth2, Bruno Marchal3 and Roosmarijn Verstraeten4 ABSTRACT Background District health managers play a key role in the effectiveness of decentralized health systems in lowand middle-income countries. Inadequate management and leadership skills often hamper their ability to improve Read More …

Availability and Quality of Family Planning Services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: High Potential for Improvement

Dieudonné Mpunga,a JP Lumbayi,b Nelly Dikamba,a Albert Mwembo,cMala Ali Mapatano,a Gilbert Wembodinga,a A few facilities provided good access to and quality of family planning services, particularly urban, private,and higher-level facilities. Yet only one-third offered family planning services at all, and Read More …

Evaluation de la performance des zones de santé en situation de crise : cas de la Province du Sud Kivu/RDC de 2011-2017.

RESUME Introduction L’évaluation systématique de la performance des systèmes de santé est l’une des solutions pour améliorer les systèmes de santé. Cependant, la situation de crise influence de façon négative la performance du système de santé pour multiples raisons. Les Read More …

Déterminant de la faible utilisation des méthodes contraceptives modernes chez les femmes en âge de procréer, cas de la ZS de Gombe Matadi.

RESUME Contexte Le niveau d’utilisation des méthodes contraceptives modernes reste faible dans notre pays. La présente étude avait pour objectif d’analyser les facteurs associés à la faible utilisation des méthodes contraceptives modernes dans la Zone de Santé rurale de Gombe Read More …