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Congo Lotus Care’s first project consists of a small, but well equipped and well staffed clinic that will contribute to saving the lives of women, girls and children in poor communities. The first clinic opened on July 13, 2013! See the video.
The clinic will be located in Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo. This will allow access for thousands of people in need of care.
The organization will start activities in the late summer of 2013. At that point, we hope that enough initial funding will have been raised to modify the building destined for the first clinic, and receive donated tools, supplies, equipment, and medicine.
By offering accessible, quality care, thousands of deaths could be prevented each year. The project will primarily benefit :
Due to the great needs in the DR Congo, CLC will also ensure that some level of basic care is given to children and men.
Beneficiaries & Impact
Medical Supplies/Materials/Equipment Needs
The Clinic’s Services
Congo Lotus Care (CLC) aims to provide quality health care services in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The clinic will be set up in Kinshasa, and extended to the rest of the country depending on the success of the fundraising efforts. The clinic will offer primary care and diagnostic services:
Basic primary care and diagnostic program: ultrasound diagnostic services, check-ups, diagnosis and treatment of common ailments (such as malaria, waterborne diseases, hypertension, diabetes, asthma, common infections, etc.)
Family Planning Program: education and advice to both men and women on various approaches to contraception and provision of contraceptives to men, women, adolescents.
Prenatal Care Program: Prenatal visits, education, diagnostic imaging, and care for women and young girls.
Healthy Delivery Program: Early detection services & Hospital referrals for the most complicated pregnancies and health conditions such as eclampsia (high blood pressure), surgical services.
Postnatal Care Program: follow-up and care for newborns, small children, and new mothers.
Sexually Transmissible Disease Prevention Program: Education of men, women and young girls, as well as mothers in order to prevent HIV Mother to Child Transmission.
CLC will try to minimize costs by investigating opportunities or used medical equipment, supplies, furniture, and office supplies. Among primary items needed:
Basic medical supplies (stethoscopes,fetosopes, etc.)