The Vanga Hospital is one of the few Christian medical residency programs in Africa that trains young doctors in medical, surgical and holistic medicine.
This project seeks to reduce the Congo’s high rate of infant and maternal deaths during childbirth by providing surgical care to women in need of a C-section.
Two new classrooms at the Miriam Fountain Nursing School in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will provide an environment where students learn to become midwives and offer safe care for women.
Kathy Rice, RN, Tim Rice, MD and their youngest daughter Nancy moved to Vanga, Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015, to work in a rural village hospital. Kathy was given the position as head of the Nursing School in Vanga, educating 250 of Congo’s finest future nurses and midwives.
In the remote, rural villages of Congo, having a midwife deliver a baby can be the difference between a healthy birth or Death….