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Thursday, November 20, 2014
It is just after dawn in the middle of Congo. This short video will take you on morning rounds with the Congo Protestant University's Medical School Interns at the Christian Medical Institute of the Kasai (IMCK) / Good Shepherd Hospital in Tshikaji, DRC.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Why is biochemistry important in a country where electricity is spotty and the necessities of life are barely within reach? The training that students will receive at the Congo Protestant University in the recently-established compulsory biochemistry course will provide the budding doctors with basic lab techniques and the rationale behind them. As one of the first such practical, hands-on courses in biochemistry to be offered in Congo, it found...
Monday, February 24, 2014
The campus at the Congo Protestant University was full of energy with the arrival of Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dr. Peter Agre on February 13, 2014. As the Director of the Malaria Research Institute at Johns Hopkins University and a science diplomat, Dr. Agre and his colleague, Dr. William Moss, traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to spend time at the University and explore malaria research collaboration opportunities. During his...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Share in the vision of the Congo Protestant University as it strives to make a difference in one of the poorest countries on Earth. We all know how much education has been a part of our own success. Let’s create a self-sustaining university through the implementation of a strategic communications program. With your help, we can achieve our mission. Social innovation requires funding. A gift to this communications/capacity-building project...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Students gather for the August 2013 graduation ceremonies, held at the Protestant Cathedral on the campus of the Congo Protestant University. Since the university’s inception more than 50 tumultuous years ago, there have been 25 such ceremonies held on various campuses. This year, 32 graduated in Theology (six were women); in Business, 36 of the 69 graduates were women; and in Law, 107 students graduated (72 were women). Next year will see the...
Friday, September 20, 2013
With the support of the Congo Protestant University’s Law School faculty and alumni, and funding from the Embassies of Germany, Switzerland and Holland, a second series of courses on human rights and international criminal law has been held on campus this year. There were several prominent speakers who came from Belgium, France and Switzerland for the July 29-August 9 classes. The courses were open to students and Kinshasa’s legal community,...

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