Health care provision to HIV-Patients in D.R. Congo

Basic data
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
DR Congo
Partner institution: 
Pharmakina
City: 
Bukavu
Address: 
Km 4, Route de Goma B.P. 1240 Bukavu
Local contact: 
Dr Pierre Prince Lunjwire Mulema
Phone: 
+243 998668981
Implementing organisation
Name of institution: 
Medikamentenhilfswerk action medeor e.V.
Department: 
Aide Humanitaire et Coopération au Développement
Address: 
St. Töniser Str. 21
City: 
47918 Tönisvorst
Country: 
Germany
Local contact: 
Emmanuel Limi
Phone: 
02156-9788197
Type of project
Aim of the project: 
action medeor is engaged in Bukavu, DR Congo, provide regular and free health care to 132 HIV-positive persons. Confections are treated and patients receive ART and psychosocial support, if needed. Check-ups, costs for transportation and hospital costs are financed. Around 30 persons per week are tested for HIV in a public counselling and testing center.
conducted since: 
2005
planned period: 
11/2015
Type: 
Medicine (clinical)
Community
HIV testing
Keywords: 
HIV, Counselling, Testing, ART
Staff
Number total staff: 
10; Employees at AFPDE (local) Coordination and administration: 3; 3 nurses, 2 Laboratory technicians, 1 pharmacist; employees at action medeor: Project referent: 1
Number medical staff (Doctors only): 
1
Number non-medical staff: 
9
Training
Possibility before specialisation (German Facharzt, Registrar): 
Yes
Possibility internship: 
Yes