The Democratic Republic of Congo is the 2nd largest country in Africa. In 2014, a quarter of African malaria deaths occured in the DRC. The 10 countries that surround it equated to another quarter. Since 2006 the surrouding countries malaria victims have been on the decline, by the DRC has continued to rise, peaking at nearly 31,000 in 2013. Civil war prevents medical supplies reaching those that need it. Refugees fleeing conflcit leave behind vital mosquito nets.
This viz looks at the issue.