Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC by the Numbers


DRC population



Number of pregnant women at risk of malaria each year

TIPTOP objective within the DRC

Increase the number of women who receive 3 doses of intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) with quality assured sulfadoxine pyrimethamine in project areas to

without negatively affecting the coverage of antenatal care visits

Visions from the Field

Mother and baby

Malaria-free in the DRC

When a woman contracts malaria, everything comes to a halt while she fights the disease. But TIPTOP is breaking new ground, ensuring pregnant women have the care they need to stay malaria-free throughout pregnancy and childbirth.

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Deogratias Cibinda: Project Manager

Deogratias Cibinda

Project Manager

Sarah Nsiangani

Sarah Nsiangani

Data Analyst

Fabrice Witanday: Program Officer

Fabrice Witanday

Program Officer

Alexis Kasisa

Alexis Kasisa

Community Officer – Kunda HZ

Peter Byamungu: Senior Procurement Specialist

Peter Byamungu

Senior Procurement Specialist

Nestor Nkosso, Finance Officer

Nestor Nkosso

Finance Officer

Joseph Ekandji

Joseph Ekandji

Malaria Technical Advisor


John Muyaya

M&E Advisor

Michee Mitondo

Michee Mitondo

Community Officer – Kenge HZ

Esther Fura, Finance assistant

Esther Fura

Finance assistant

Ismaila Fred, M&E Focal Point Kunda

Ismaila Fred

M&E Focal Point Kunda

M&E Focal Point Bulungu, Linda Mavungu

Linda Mavungu

M&E Focal Point Bulungu


Amede Muluba

Community Officer – Bulungu HZ


Project Highlights

Local Research Partners

ISGlobal is partnering with the following groups to implement operations research activities.



TIPTOP conducted a rapid facility assessment in each country to guide project implementation. The following topics were assessed across TIPTOP supported facilities: facility readiness to support IPTp, ANC provider knowledge and perceptions related to MiP, facility data quality, and existing linkages between facilities and CHWs. See the results of the TIPTOP Rapid Facility Assessment here:


An innovative, community-based approach that aims to dramatically increase the number of pregnant women in malaria-affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa receiving life-saving antimalarial treatment.

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