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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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Gisagara: Musha sector gets a new health center

TweetOn Monday, 25, residents of Gikonko and Musha sector in Gisagara district celebrated the grand opening of the Musha Health Centre, a new long-term care facility in the community. “We are pleased to see this exciting step forward in improving our health care in our sector,” Agnès Nyiransanzurwimo said.  “It is our government’s priority to […]

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Rusizi: High cost of circumcision lowering turn up

Rusizi: High cost of circumcision lowering turn up

Tweet    Recent randomized evaluations have provided strong evidence that male circumcision may provide an important way of reducing the spread of HIV infection. However take-up of circumcision is low. Youth in Kamembe town of Rusizi district suggests this could be due to the high cost of traditional and clinic-based procedures. Many believe that the […]

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Rubavu in 1000 days campaign to fight malnutrition

Rubavu in 1000 days campaign to fight malnutrition

Tweet  Residents of Rubavu district says they benefited from the 1000 days communication campaign. During the launch implementers visited villages to senistize the local population on exclusive breastfeeding, complimentary feeding of children, vaccinations and balanced diets. Residents took part in cooking demonstrations and built kitchen gardens with local leaders. The campaign week also gave special […]

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Residents fetch dirty water from swamp because boreholes are out of function

Karangazi: District to repair boreholes in 2015-2016 fiscal year budget

Tweet Nyagatare district administration assured residents of Akayange two village, Nyamirama cell, Karangazi sector in Nyagatare district that boreholes will be constructed in 2015-2016 fiscal year. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested on clean water projects in Nyagatare- has been spent on building boreholes and wells that then become useless because they are […]

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Rwandan Healthcare Federation

Regional Healthcare meet to be held in Kigali

Tweet Rwandan Healthcare Federation will be hosting the 4th Annual East African Healthcare Federation Conference with the Rwanda Development Board; from the 17th – 19th of May 2015 at the Serena Hotel in Kigali. Dr Jean Nyirinkwaya, Chairman of the Rwandan Healthcare Federation says: “The conference theme is topical and relevant to this region in […]

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Rwanda experiences new Malaria Death threats

Rwanda experiences new Malaria Death threats

TweetRwanda is currently experiencing a sudden rise in malaria infection cases, which health authorities say threatens the country’s previous efforts to rollback the epidemic. Netsforlife, a charity that partners with African governments to the disease, says Malaria is a major killer in Africa, claiming more than half a million lives each year and 90% of […]

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Symptoms and remedies for teething babies

Symptoms and remedies for teething babies

Tweet Most parents know that babies get extra cranky during teething parents and some regular mothers know the timing so well and even the remedies for this time but for first time parents this period come with sleepless nights and too much crying for the baby. According to Dr. Niyibizi Muzungu, a pediatrician at Harmony […]

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The vaccination drive that rolls out the vaccination against rotavirus and the provision of mebendazole targets infants (aged between 1 and 15) to protect them against dysentery.

Kirehe begins rotavirus vaccination campaign

TweetThe Ministry of Health has launched a vaccination campaign in Kirehe district that targets children and adolescents throughout the district. Philbert Rugirangoga, the in-charge of vaccination in Kirehe district said that dysentery is reported in third position in killing children below 5 years in the world as at least 1200 children die of dysentery every […]

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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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