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Table 2 Medical services offered to rape survivors through Malteser

From: Sexual violence in the protracted conflict of DRC programming for rape survivors in South Kivu

• Medical care and psycho-social assistance
• Integrated into local health structures
• Medical treatment at specialized health centres (VAS-centres)
• Psycho-social counselling through 18 local CBOs
(community-based organizations); about 10 local staff each
• Curriculum: 2 day-teachings in psycho-social assistance/
basic medical knowledge, monthly supervisions
• Malteser pays running costs and staff salaries
• Salary per staff: 35 USD/month plus variable additional payment based on performance (97 – 145 USD/month)
• Awareness-raising about sexual violence through Provincial Health Inspection with special focus on combatants