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Table 2 Public health facilities providing maternal and neonatal care per level and per study Health Zones (HZ) in the North-Kivu province of Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017

From: The status of emergency obstetric and newborn care in post-conflict eastern DRC: a facility-level cross-sectional study

Health Zone (HZ) Population Expected number of live births* Referral hospitals (RH) Referral health centres (RHC) Health centres (HC)
Goma 243,685 9869 Hôpital Provincial du Nord-Kivu
Hôpital Général Charité Maternelle
CSR Carmel
CSR Heal Africa
CSR Keshero
CH Bethesda
CS Mapendo
CS Buhimba
CS Casop
CS Afia Himbi
CS Kasika
Karisimbi 461,089 21,164 Hôpital Général Virunga
Hôpital Militaire Régional
CSR Kahembe
CSR Albert Barthel
CH Notre dame d’Afrique
CH La Résurrection
CS Murara
CS Bujovu
CS Majengo
CS Lubango
CS La solidarité
CS Virunga
CS Mabanga
CS Katoyi
Rutshuru 283,432 13,009 Hôpital Général de Rutshuru CSR Kinyandonyi
CSR Kiwanja
CSR Mapendo
CSR Rubare
CSR Vitshumbi
CS Rutshuru
CS Biruma
CS Buturande
CS Kalengera
CS Kakomero
CS Katale
CS Kibututu
CS Mabungo
CS Murambi
CS Rugari
CS Umoja
Total 988,206 44,042 5 13 24
  1. Source: Central bureau of the Health Zones (CBHZ)
  2. *calculated as population x crude birth rates (CBR, as reported in the 2013–2014 DRC Demographic Health Survey [42])
  3. CSR: centre de santé de référence, CH: centre hospitalier, CS: centre de santé
  4. Non-for-profit organisations including 5 faith-based and 1 NGO owned (CSR Heal Africa) health facilities
  5. Public RH supported by Médecin Sans Frontières