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Rwandan Doctor displays Prepex–a non-surgical device for male circumcision

Prepex device: Rwanda targets to circumcise over a million men

Tweet Emille Nzabahimana, a bar tender in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is obsessed with spontaneous sexual adventures and over-drinking. To arrest the cold from the chilly winds of Kigali night, Nzabahimana takes unlimited alcohol, many a time ending up in bed with a random woman. One day, one of his encounters, whom he had kept contact […]

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Gisagara: Negative mindset impeding malnutrition fight

Tweet Alphonse Nshimiyimana, the director of Musha health centre sector of Gisagara district said negative attitude by some parents is a stumbling block to preventing malnutrition in the sector despite Rwanda making considerable strides in lowering the rate of acute malnutrition, levels of chronic and moderate malnutrition remain high, especially among children and vulnerable populations. […]

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L-R, Tigo CEO Tongai Maramba, MTN CEO Ebenezer Asante and Airtel MD Teddy Bhullar address the press at the launch of the Africa Against Ebola; solidarity campaign aimed at contributing towards the fight against Ebola

Airtel, MTN,Tigo in Ebola fight

Tweet  Telecommunication companies in Rwanda and across Africa have united to partner with the African Union (AU) Commission to garner resources in support of Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The initiative, known as The Ebola Solidarity Campaign will use an SMS dedicated platform to raise funds from citizens for the deployment of African health […]

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Rusizi: Teachers trained on reproductive health

Rusizi: Teachers trained on reproductive health

Tweet   Forty-two teachers who represented others in all sectors of Rusizi district completed a three day training to help them teach reproductive health and Aids prevention to students in primary and secondary schools. Apart from schools, these teachers will represent other teachers to educate youth in their respective sectors on reproductive health, Aids spread […]

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Rubavu: RDF in male circumcision drive

Tweet The Army medical doctors from Kanombe Military Hospital have launched a scale-up of non-surgical adult male circumcision in Rubavu to reduce the risk of HIV transmission and increase hygiene among men. Dr. Karenzi revealed that 500 men turned for non-surgical circumcision. This program will be held in Byahi Health Center in Rubavu sector and […]

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Expectant mothers receive Mama Kits

Expectant mothers receive Mama Kits

Tweet (L-R) Airtel Rwanda head of Finance Mr. Tano Oware, Mr. Bhullar handing over the Rwf3m Cheque to Mr. Sinayobye, Jacquline Mukamusonera, Radegonde Ndejeneru, Director General of Imbuto Foundation and Nshimiyimana Mother Child transmission of HIV/AIDs faces hard battle after the expectant mothers were given Mama Kits, an aid that comes in an effort to […]

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Access to HIV treatment increases by 20 percent

Access to HIV treatment increases by 20 percent

Tweet The number of   people   accessing   treatment for HIV/AIDS has increased by 20 percent worldwide, representing an additional 1.3 million people in the past year   bringing the total numberto 7.3 million people, the Global fund results have indicated According to Global fund, in the past year, 1.1 million new smear-positive TB cases were detected and […]

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HIV/AIDS infection rate decrease in Rwanda

HIV/AIDS infection rate decrease in Rwanda

Tweet The Ministry of Health in Rwanda says HIV/AIDS infections have been reduced from five persons infected with the virus in one hour to one person being infected after every 30 minutes in the country. The statistical improvement in the HIV/AIDS infection rate comes as Rwanda joined the rest of the World to commemorate the […]

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Local people now have access to basic ophthalmological services at the nearest health centers

Ruhango: Vision Foundation giving optical relief to many

Tweet Residents of Ruhango district commend Vision Foundation for the sustainable access to eye care and affordable glasses for everyone living in district. “I no longer make long distance to Kabgayi in Muhanga district to seek ophthalmological services due to existence of Vision Foundation in all health centers,” says Evode Karangwa, a resident of Muhororo […]

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Rwanda to adopt Kangaroo mother care technique

Rwanda to adopt Kangaroo mother care technique

Tweet International conference on Kangaroo mother care (KMC) has kicked off in Kigali with expectations that Rwanda will learn from other countries on how to save more lives of children dying below the age of five. The three day conference is the 10th KMC event and coincides with the World Prematurity Day, marked globally on […]

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