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Airtel staff has moved to support blood donation drive that is aimed at ensuring that there is enough blood in the country’s blood bank.

Airtel Rwanda boosts blood donation drive

TweetBlood  donation  currently is the most  efficient  and reliable  source of getting blood that is  needed  by  patients in  hospitals, which  indeed has saved many  lives. “We at Airtel once every year we encourage our staff to donate blood as a humble contribution to society and those in need,” said Denise Umunyana, Airtel Rwanda Head […]

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Rwanda Wins Maternal Health Battle

Rwanda Wins Maternal Health Battle

Tweet  The Demographic Health Survey (DHS) released by the Rwanda National Institute of Statistics (NIS), indicate that maternal mortality ratio dropped from 1071 deaths per every 100,000 live births in 2000 to 210 deaths in 2014/2015. This drop represents a 71% decline in maternal mortality. The country has surpassed the millennium development goals (MDGs) target, […]

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Nyangazi Health Center

New health post unveiled in Huye

Tweet  Access to healthcare could soon improve in Huye District following the unveiling of Nyangazi  health post. The health facilities, inaugurated last week, were constructed at a cost of Rwf74 million support from world Vision. At the inauguration ceremony, Jean Damascene Kayiranga, the district director of health, said the new health posts would benefit thousands […]

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Nyabihu: DASSO test for HIV/AIDS

Tweet  To help DASSO members maintain security while healthy, Rwanda National Police organized HIV testing in Nyabihu district to help them know their status. This was revealed on 9th June 2015 when 57 DASSO in Nyabihu district and some police officers voluntarily tested for HIV/AIDS at Nyabihu multipurpose hall. Some of the DASSO officers that […]

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Residents urged to embrace the “village kitchen” programme to stave-off malnutrition

TweetResidents in Gisagara district have been urged to embrace village kitchen ‘igikoni cy’umudugudu’ programme as a way of fighting malnutrition among children. Donatille Uwingabiye, the vice mayor for social affairs called upon the lactating mothers to take great care of their children because they will be help build a healthy society that can steer itself […]

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Ruhango: In desperate need of medical expenses

TweetWith gloom on his face, Thade Ntihuga, 37, from Rusororo village, Kirengeri cell, Byimana sector of Ruhango district lies on his home bed. He suffers from unidentified disease he has heard for 30 years. Ntihunga says that it’s been a horrendously painful and exhausting journey, and he still has quite a long, hard, and painful […]

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Ngoma residents urged to embrace family planning

Ngoma residents urged to embrace family planning

Tweet   Ngoma district residents have been urged to embrace family planning and maintain small families that they can manage. The appeal was made by Providence Kirenga, the vice mayor for social affairs in Ngoma district during an outreach visit to Rurenge sector intending at raising awareness on family planning. She also explained that for […]

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Ngororero residents happy with medical services

Ngororero residents happy with medical services

Tweet  Residents of Ngororero district have commended hospitals and health centers operating across the district for improved services. “We are getting positive feedback from patients that local hospitals especially the Mutuelle de Sante subscribers.   This comes after patients used to complain a lot but these days residents perception towards the district hospital and health […]

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Local food varieties could boost nutrition - experts

Local food varieties could boost nutrition – experts

Tweet  Local foods when used properly under a balanced diet could boost   nutrition mainly of children less than five years and fight stunted growth, Health experts have revealed Most   parents opt for    processed foods in urban stores to   provide to their children as one way of boosting their   health, which at times are expensive compared […]

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Nyaruguru: Historically marginalized embrace family planning

Tweet Unlike before,some of the historically marginalized people in Nyaruguru district says they embraced family planning; the practice of controlling the number of children one has and the intervals between their births, particularly by means of contraception or voluntary sterilization. The historically marginalized revealed that before they could give birth tomany children which was the […]

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