Ruashi, a Pessac in Congo? On the design, inhabitation, and transformation of a 1950s neighborhood in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo Universiteit Gent
Petrography of the host-rocks of the worldclass gold mineralisation in the Kibalian Granite-Greenstone belt of the Kilo area, NE Democratic Republic of the Congo Universiteit Gent
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and response on the utilisation of health services in public facilities during the first wave in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
INTRODUCTION: Health service use among the public can decline during outbreaks and had been predicted among low and middle-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) started implementing public health measures across Kinshasa, including strict lockdown measures in the Gombe health zone.
METHODS: Using monthly time series data from the DRC Health Management ...
The foliicolous lichen biota of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with the description of six new species Plantentuin Meise / Agentschap Plantentuin Meise
The agency of liminality: army wives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the tactical reversal of militarization Universiteit Gent
Impact of tiny targets on Glossina fuscipes quanzensis, the primary vector of human African trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
Over the past 20 years there has been a >95% reduction in the number of Gambian Human African trypanosomiasis (g-HAT) cases reported globally, largely as a result of large-scale active screening and treatment programmes. There are however still foci where the disease persists, particularly in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Additional control efforts such as tsetse control using Tiny Targets may therefore be required ...
Clinical evaluation of QuickNavi(TM)-Ebola in the 2018 outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
The recent large outbreaks of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have highlighted the need for rapid diagnostic tests to control this disease. In this study, we clinically evaluated a previously developed immunochromatography-based kit, QuickNavi(TM)-Ebola. During the 2018 outbreaks in DRC, 928 blood samples from EVD-suspected cases were tested with QuickNavi(TM)-Ebola and the WHO-approved ...