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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