Reportage: DR Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo

A woman in severe shock caused by pregnancy complications is treated along the roadside in a remote area. Family members were attempting to transport the woman on a bicycle more than 50 kms along dirt tracks to a distant village with a medical post. The vast majority of Congo's population have virtually no access to medical care.Katanga Province, DR Congo.Photo © J.B. Russell
Democratic Republic of Congo, June 2006

A woman in severe shock caused by pregnancy complications is treated along the roadside in a remote area. Family members were attempting to transport the woman on a bicycle more than 50 kms along dirt tracks to a distant village with a medical post. The vast majority of Congo's population have virtually no access to medical care. 

Katanga Province, DR Congo. 

Photo © J.B. Russell