What We Do

We strive to accomplish our goals through an emphasis on primary health care and disease prevention, the promotion of health policy, health research and increased access to health care education for the people of the Congo.

Latest News & Media

A New CT Scanner was Installed at BMMH in July 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 – Dikembe Mutombo Dikembe Mutombo and Patrick Liekens from Siemens Healthcare in Belgium took part in the ceremony which was also attended by many invited guests and captured by the local media.

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Dikembe Mutombo is on a mission to beat Ebola in DR Congo

Earlier this month, Mutombo traveled to DR Congo with a delegation of health experts and doctors. During the trip, Mutombo and the delegation visited Mbuji Mayi, the ancestral home of his late parents; he plans to build a school there. His foundation donated hospital beds and 200 malarial bed nets to several hospitals in the area. 

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Malaria Bed Nets Donation

The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation purchased 200 new hospital beds for several local hospitals in Mbuji Mayi and 200 malaria bed nets were distributed at those hospitals.  The bed nets were provided by Sumitomo Chemical through the U.N. Foundation.

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Our Commitment

The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation is dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We are committed to providing high quality health care to people regardless of their economic conditions.
About DMF

DMF Partnerships

American Cancer Society (ASC)

ASC has been advising DMF about pain management, chemotherapy delivery and training on pain assessment for cancer patients at BMMH.


Funds fistula repair surgery for women at BMMH. Obstetric fistula most commonly occurs among women who live in low-resource countries, who give birth without access to medical help. If a woman’s labor becomes obstructed, she could remain in excruciating pain for days before her baby is finally dislodged. Her baby likely dies and she is […]

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

July 2019 – The Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital (BMMH) is lacking a anatomo-pathology laboratory which means pathology specimens have to be sent out for analysis and diagnosis.  This leads to costly charges to the hospital and delays in diagnosis. Quality assurance is also a concern when this happens.To answer our call, The American Society of […]

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi)

a collaborative, patients’ needs-driven, non-profit drug research and development (R&D) organization that is developing new treatments for neglected diseases recently announced the registration of fexinidazole –

Smile Train

An international children’s charity that performs cleft lip and palate surgeries. They also trained our local surgeons to perform cleft repairs. Since our partnership with Smile Train in 2016, 183 surgeries have been performed at BMMH.

Gift of Hearing

In 2010, the Starkey Hearing Foundation made a commitment to provide 1 million free hearing aids this decade.

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Being welcome by the President Of Senegal, Macky Salk during the @nba basketball without borders Camp in Dakar. #AfricaWeHere #thesonofcongo🇨🇩drc #themutombofamily nba_africa nbaacademy dikembe_mutombo_foundation_… https://t.co/9ya6JnMtTO

There is a light in the end of the tunnel. Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.
Four drugs were… https://t.co/TeeHq9EspJ

Happy that I attended the final Gala for my former Coach and Mentor, Lenny Wilkens for his foundation in Seattle, Washington. Thank you for being there for me and the kids in the community. You are the best.… https://t.co/r5X0MMaQdQ

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