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Oicha is a city in North Kivu Province, in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] and has been built around a mission hospital which has been opened in the year 1935. [3]

Oicha
Oicha is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Oicha
Oicha
Location in DRC
Coordinates: 0°41′51″N 29°31′11″E / 0.69750°N 29.51972°E / 0.69750; 29.51972
Country DRC
provinceNorth Kivu Province
Government
 • AdministratorAlexis Katsurana [1]
Population
 (2012)
 • Total52,921
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)
ClimateCwb

1964 at an intermission medical conference has been held at Oicha Hospital. [4]

In August 2018 the ebola outbreak in the Kivu province reached the city and vaccinations have been started by health organizations, led by WHO and supported by the MONUSCO mission by the United Nations. [5]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-congodemocratic-uganda-fighting-idUSKBN0TJ0O720151130
  2. ^ "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ https://monusco.unmissions.org/en/monusco-renovates-maternity-ward-oicha-hospital-north-kivu-province
  4. ^ https://missionexus.org/congo-medical-center-is-cooperative-work/
  5. ^ http://www.africanews.com/2018/08/25/who-confirms-ebola-case-of-doctor-in-dr-congo-says-its-a-dreaded-scenario/