WHO & Interpeace partnership in DRC

The World Health Organization (WHO) works with 194 Member States, across six regions of the world and has over 150 offices committed to achieve better health for everyone. WHO has strived to combat diseases around the world, supporting countries as they coordinate efforts of governments and partners to attain health objectives and support national health policies and strategies.

On 1 August 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo notified WHO of a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in North Kivu Province, in the eastern part of the country.