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LINCCO
630 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Bureau 400

Montréal, Québec, H3A 1E4 Canada

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Need

A lack of qualified nurses and midwives contributes to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s low life expectancy, as well as its high rates of maternal and newborn mortality.

Action/results

LINCCO supports a variety of projects to improve the skills of nurses and midwives. This includes helping the Institute for Advanced Studies in Nursing to introduce and sustain a Master’s program in health administration for nurses and midwives, with the first 20 graduating in 2018. LINCCO also provides scholarships for students in the Bachelor’s program in nursing.

Note: As of October 2019, a total of twenty-five professionals had graduated with a Master’s degree. These local trainers, now qualified, are able to take over from the MAPS program by passing on themselves a good part of the training previously given by foreign trainers.

Annual overall funding objective: $30,000

  • $3,500 covers the travel and accommodation cost for a professor teaching in the Master’s program
  • $1,500 covers the cost of a scholarship for a year for a Master’s student
  • $1,500 cost of a scholarship for a year for a Bachelor’s student

Details

  • Local partners: Congolese Centre for Culture, Training and Development; Centre for Advanced Nursing Studies
  • Canadian partners: Université de Montréal, Fondation Guy-Charron

ANNUAL OVERALL FUNDING OBJECTIVE: $30,000
• $3,500 - Travel cost for a professor (Master’s program)
• $1,500 - Scholarship for a year for a Master’s student
• $1,500 - Scholarship for a year for a Bachelor’s student