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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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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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