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Gatsibo: Kiziguro hospital to expand maternity ward  

Tweet Kiziguro hospital in Gatsibo is seeing more than births this year — it’s seeing a rebirth. The expansion plan to the ward is underway and new moms can expect to deliver in the comfy new quarters before the end of the year. Jean Bosco Uwizeyimana, the in-charge of health in Gatsibo district revealed that […]

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When should you shower?

TweetShould you shower in the morning or the night? This has different answers because people always have different opinions basing on different reasons. Some find bathing in the morning refreshing as they start a new day while others might find evening the right time before retiring to bed. Health experts recommend bathing at least twice […]

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Foods you can use to treat your hair

Foods you can use to treat your hair

Tweet  Hair treatment can be expensive in our local salons. Actually its goes from between Rwf5000 and 8000 and above depending on the saloon. While there are many types of treatments, it all comes down to offering shiny and healthy hair. Instead of going through a hustle, hair experts recommend that you try these easy […]

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Wealth status, education influencing antenatal care services- survey

Wealth status, education influencing antenatal care services- survey

Tweet    While much has been written on the determinants of prenatal care attendance in Rwanda, comparatively little was known about the determinants of the frequency of prenatal visits in general and whether there are separate processes generating the decisions to use prenatal care and the frequency of use. Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey 2014-15 […]

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Non functional step and wash at Gicumbi district headquarters

Gicumbi: Residents urged to embrace Kandagirukarabe

Tweet  Residents in Gicumbi district were called upon to embrace step and wash (Kandagira ukarabe), a simple hand washing equipment to reduce the rate of disease infection among residents. ‘Step and Wash’ is a simple hand washing equipment where a small jar or container with clean water is positioned at the top and connected to […]

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Rwanda’s HIV prevention knowledge increase-report

Rwanda’s HIV prevention knowledge increase-report

Tweet  The   number of people with knowledge on HIV prevention has increased, the new fifth 2014-2015 Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey (RDHS) has reported. According to the survey, 65 percent of young women and 64 percent of young men have knowledge of HIV prevention, an indication that the HIV awareness on its cause and spread […]

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L’hôpital de Ruhengeri a inauguré le centre ophtalmique de plus de 400 milles $

TweetL’hôpital de Ruhengeri dans le District de Musanze dispose désormais d’un centre ophtalmologique. Il a été construit par une organisation non-gouvernementale « One Sight » qui a donné 300 millions de Francs Rwandais, soit plus de 400 milles $. Par ces nouvelles machines la consultation sera en 5 minutes au lieu d’être 20 minutes. Cet hôpital aura […]

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Ways to prevent stinky shoes and smelly feet

Tweet Having smelly feet is embarrassing especially in a situation where you are required to remove your shoes. Though one does not invite this condition there are ways to keep your shoes odor-free. The foot and shoe odor comes from bacteria and fungi that grow happily where it is warm and damp. Wendy Bumgardner, a […]

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SFH taking positive steps in health drive

SFH taking positive steps in health drive

Tweet  An affiliate of Population Services International (PSI), the Society for Family Health (SFH) Rwanda, continues to impact millions of Rwandan lives through a number of ways in line with the country’s Vision 2020, EDPRS II, and RSSP III programs. The organization’s major interventions are centred on promotion of behaviour change practices through improved communication […]

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RMH takes circumcision drive to Iwawa

RMH takes circumcision drive to Iwawa

Tweet  The Commandant of Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH), Col Dr Ben Karenzi urged the youth at Iwawa rehabilitation centre to embrace circumcision for the protection of their life and avoid drugs that might lead them to catch HIV/Aids from unprotected sex. Colonel Dr Ben Karenzi said this on July 20 during the launch of Army Medical outreach […]

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