Improving Health, Education
& Quality of Life

Advocating Primary Healthcare, Improving the Quality of Life

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

Former Atlanta Hawks star returns to the Congo

Dikembe Mutombo is returning to the Democratic Republic of Congo to back efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to people living…

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African model(s) for capacity building in women’s cancer care in fragile, conflict-impacted ecosystems

I’m happy to announce that the African model(s) for capacity building in women’s cancer care in fragile, conflict-impacted ecosystems  has now been…

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A DIFFERENT BALL GAME

Global Citizen catches an exclusive with the one of the NBA’s former megastars, Dikembe Mutombo,who has marked his presence as…

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Samuel Mutombo Institute of Science & Entrepreneurship – Opening October 4, 2021

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Join today and become a DMF partner!

The Samuel Mutombo Institute of Science and Entrepreneurship is scheduled to open in 2021. Please join our campaign and help us realize our dream.

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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.

Our Work at Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital

Dr. Groesbeck Parham arrived at the Biamba Marie Mutombo hospital in November to continue his work screening women for cervical cancer and performing cancer surgeries.

DMF Partnerships

Gift of Hearing

Starkey Hearing Foundation (Eden Prairie, MN)Mission: In 2010, the Starkey Hearing Foundation made a commitment to provide 1 million free hearing aids this ...

American Cancer Society (ASC)

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

UNFPA

Funds fistula repair surgery for women at BMMH. Obstetric fistula most commonly occurs among women who live in low-resource countries, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Smile Train

An international children’s charity that performs cleft lip and palate surgeries. They also trained our local surgeons to perform cleft ...

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