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Gicumbi: District in family planning drive

Gicumbi: District in family planning drive

Tweet Officials of the Gicumbi district plans to carry out a robust campaign on family planning methods by using various channels of communication. Alexandre Mvuyekure, the mayor of Gicumbi district told this website that during the campaign community health workers will put more focus to the historically marginaised communities. The district is currently implementing various […]

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Nyamasheke: Nyabitekeri residents highlight poor service delivery by health workers

Nyamasheke: Nyabitekeri residents highlight poor service delivery by health workers

Tweet Residents of Nyabitekeri sector of Nyamasheke district say they are being offered poor services at Muyange Health Center. Several residents who sought anonymity cited poor service delivery by some health personnel at Muyange healthy center describing the workers as lazy and unconcerned towards their work. A resident only identified as Kayekesi said that during […]

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Rwanda Considers 100% Payment for Mothers on Maternity Leave

Rwanda Considers 100% Payment for Mothers on Maternity Leave

TweetRwanda has approved the long awaited maternity protection bill that grants mothers a better package of their remuneration while on a 12-weeks leave. While chairing an extraordinary cabinet meeting, President Paul Kagame, on Friday, March 20, 2015, gave green light to a draft law, once passed by parliament, will allow mothers get 100% of their […]

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Mareba health Center gets Rwf 70 million maternity wing

Tweet Mareba Health Center in Bugesera District has received a maternity wing worth Rwf 70 million from Belgium technical Cooperation-BTC. The wing is believed to help mothers to deliver from the health center as well as encourage maternal and child health, a key    priority   in the Ministry of Health’s initiatives to curb child mortality.  “This […]

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Medical experts call for more efforts on malnutrition

Tweet Medical experts in Rwanda have said that in order to address the problem of malnutrition, there is a need to train health workers and also improve the dissemination of the malnutrition program to all levels. The experts, who are meeting for two days for the 18th annual scientific conference and general assembly of Rwanda […]

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Nyanza: RBC sensitizes residents on HIV

Nyanza: RBC sensitizes residents on HIV

Tweet Residents of Nyagisozi sector in Nyanza district recently benefited from a family life education seminar, where they were sensitised on how to prevent the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. The seminar, held at Nyagisozi was organized by Rwanda Biomedical Centre. During sensitization campaign, residents were urged to be faithful to each […]

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Boston Cardiologists offer Prolific 'Service' for Rwandan Hearts

Boston Cardiologists offer Prolific ‘Service’ for Rwandan Hearts

Tweet Jean Paul Haragirimana 19, was the breadwinner for his family until the unthinkable happened. As a porter at a cement factory for more than 3 years, everything was normal until one morning when Haragirimana woke up feeling dizzy, weak, a chest pain. He started coughing out blood. Transfers to most referral hospitals around Rwanda […]

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Northern Province launches hygiene campaign

Northern Province launches hygiene campaign

TweetNorthern Province has launched a six-month hygiene campaign in all its districts to improve hygiene levels in homes and public places in the area. The decision was reached on February 2, during the general security meeting that attracted local leaders of all districts that make Northern Province. During the meeting, Aime Bosenibamwe; governor of Northern […]

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Bugesera administration launches anti-malnutrition drive

Bugesera administration launches anti-malnutrition drive

Tweet To curb malnutrition in Bugesera district, the district administration has intensified the drive against malnutrition The drive against malnutrition, took place in Rubengera Sector.The activities included teaching local residents how to make kitchen gardens as well as planting vegetables and fruits. Francois Karambizi, the in-charge of health in Bugesera district while launching the campaign […]

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Burera: Associations increase Health Insurance coverage

Burera: Associations increase Health Insurance coverage

Tweet Burera District administration said that forming associations in villages helped in increasing ‘Mutuelle de sante’ (Health Insurance scheme) coverage to 85.2 percent in 2014/2015. This comes while mutuelle year has 4 months remaining to end the collection period. Under these associations, residents contribute little money every month to be able to pay for mutuelle […]

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