• Analysis of Bottlenecks Related to Demand, Supply, and Use of Antibiotics for the Treatment of Neonatal Sepsis in the DRC 14-04-2016

 

The Ministry of Public Health in DRC along with the Direction de la Santé de la Famille et de Groupes Spécifiques just released the results of a study analyzing the bottlenecks related to demand, supply and use of antibiotics for the treatment of neonatal sepsis in the DRC.

The study was conducted in four health zones: Bominenge (South Ubangi), Karawa (North Ubangi), and Kadutu and Bagira (South Kivu).  It makes specific Specific recommendations to increase access and use of antibiotics to treat newborn sepsis.

The study was funded by the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities.