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Nyagatare: Community health workers commended over family development

Tweet  Residents in Mukama sector of Nyagatare district commend community health workers for sensitizing men on being part of the family development. Before some men thought children’s development concerns mothers alone and would leave everything at home for the women. With sensitization from Community health workers, some men are taking part in helping their wives […]

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Commission to investigate fire outbreaks constituted

Tweet After several fire outbreaks emerging in the city of Kigali and some rural areas of Rwanda, in the last few days, a taskforce composed of Rwanda National Police (RNP), Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA), Rwanda Housing Authority and the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) has been constituted to investigate the possible causes. Rwanda has […]

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Why Rwanda may be the best place to have a baby

Tweet BUGESERA-RWANDA—In Nyamata, a village town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes’ drive south of Rwanda’s Capital City, Kigali, Jeanne Musabende’s husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her. It is about 9pm in the night, Musabende panics. She then calls a community health worker for help, even though no much […]

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EAC Delegates hold conference on social health protection

Tweet Delegates from East African Community partner states convened in Kigali, on 7th July to discuss the validation of the draft report of the Situational analysis and feasibility study of options for harmonization of social health protection systems towards universal health coverage in East Africa. The objective is to validate a report of the situational […]

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Burera: Army Week in Circumcision drive

Tweet Men and boys in Burera district are being encouraged to participate in the circumcision drive in a bid to prevent HIV/AIDS and other Sexual Transmitted Diseases. The Army Week Program officially started the circumcision with using the ring technique on Monday June 23rd, 2014 in Cyanika Health Center. The project will also test people’s […]

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Village leaders rewarded with cellphones

Village leaders rewarded with cellphones

Tweet  The Ministry of Health has rewarded local village leaders in Gatsibo district as recognition for the efforts in promoting health insurance and encouraging residents to acquire health insurance policy before the end of this year. Ten leaders were rewarded with brand new high-end cellphones, worth over Rwf60.000 each, by the minister of Health Dr. […]

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Gisenyi hospital set to eliminate maternal deaths

Tweet Gisenyi district hospital has for the last two years come up with a new mechanism of giving expectant mothers special medical treatment and attention, a service that is aimed at eliminating maternal deaths among women. Through giving pregnant women special customer care, the hospital director, Major Dr. William Kanyankole says that the facility will […]

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Health workers demand more training

Tweet Health workers in Ngororero district have asked the ministry of health to provide more training to enable them improve their outreach and counseling services to the community. The demand was made by health workers at Kabaya district hospital in Kabaya sector, Ngororero district, this June 17, 2014. Kabaya hospital serves over 173.000 from four […]

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Kibogora Hospital set to expand

Kibogora Hospital set to expand

Tweet Kibogora hospital, in Nyamasheke district, Western province will expand its facilities as a way of improving health services. The facility serves over 240 thousand patients a year. The revelation was made by Dr. Damien Nsabimana, the Kibogora Hospital director, during a Health Media tour that will see health reporters visit various hospital facilities countrywide, […]

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Nyamagabe : Parents in malnutrition eradication campaign

Nyamagabe : Parents in malnutrition eradication campaign

Tweet Parents in Tare sector, Nyamagabe district now understand the prevention is better than cure after vowing to prevent their children from being affected with malnutrition and related infections like kwashiorkor and instead opt for healthy nutrition for growth and development of their children.  Tare parents revealed their commitment to good nutrition during a campaign […]

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