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Albert Gakwaya-PhD candidate in Psychology

Gakwaya Albert: Treating mental problems through documentary movies

Tweet Albert Gakwaya: PhD candidate in Psychology “It was always my dream to one day make people fully understand different psychological diseases and how they can be treated,” begins Albert Gakwaya, a Rwandan in the faculty of Psychology at Université Pontifique Salésienne de Rome in Italy. I caught up with him in an exclusive interview [...]

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Samuel Sembagare, mayor of Burera district

Burera: Residents urged to embrace health insurance

Tweet Burera district has urged residents to embrace community based health insurance [mutualle], to improve access to health care for the most vulnerable segments of the population. Mutual health insurance coverage rate is 78.7 per cent in Burera when the program has less than 2 months to end. “New strategies have been put in place [...]

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Gatsibo faces malnutrition scare

Tweet Malnutrition is a key public health issue and is one of the major causes of infant, child and maternal morbidity and mortality. Meanwhile, Gatsibo leaders have highlighted malnutrition is increasing day by day, especially among pregnant mothers and children below 2 years. District sectors’ staff, Gatsibo Hospitals’ staff, community health workers, National Police and [...]

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Rwanda challenged by nutritious food Premier

Rwanda challenged by nutritious food – Premier

Tweet  Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi has said that the challenge Rwanda has is not only about producing more food, but producing nutritious food. Habumuremyi made the remarks at the opening session of the Second Global Biofortification Conference, held at Serena Hotel, in Kigali on March 31, 2014 Prime Minister however said that [...]

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Nyagatare: University students urged to fight HIV/Aids

Tweet Youth at the University of Rwanda (UR)-Nyagatare campus have been called on to gear the fight against spread of HIV/Aids spread. The call was made on March 14th 2014 during the event to officially start Anti-Aids Club in UR-Nyagatare. The Anti-Aids club aims at stopping the new spread of Aids. In his remark, Laurand [...]

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This year’s Army Week focuses on treating Genocide survivors

This year’s Army Week focuses on treating Genocide survivors

Tweet At Kiziguro hospital in Gatsibo district Rwanda Defense Forces medical team this March 13, 2014 has reached out to various genocide survivors giving them free treatment. The Army week, Rwanda army’s free-treatment drive, reached Gatsibo, after going through 19 districts countrywide. Experts from Kanombe military hospital will provide free treatment to various residents, especially [...]

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Young girls between 12 and 14 years were vaccinated against cervical cancer

Bugesera: Girls receive cervical cancer immunisation

Tweet A total of  9531 young girls between 12 and 14 years of age in Bugesera district are expected to receive vaccination against cervical cancer that is a threat to many women in the world. The vaccination started during a Mother and Child Health week program that started on March 11, 2014.   Young girls [...]

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m_Rubavu encouraging circumcision to reduce AIDS infections

Rubavu encouraging circumcision to reduce AIDS infections

Tweet About 3000 men have undergone circumcision at Rubavu District Hospital; the program is one of strategies aiming to reduce HIV/AIDS infections in the year 2014 though the number is little compared to the District goal. Rubavu District expects about 11000 men to circumcise as a preventive measure among others in a move to reducing [...]

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Nyamagabe local leaders urged to join battle against HIV/AIDS

Tweet Authorities in Nyamagabe District are reminded to stick to their commitment in protecting victims of HIV/AIDS, help them and double efforts in preventing new infections in the area. Nyamagabe District Mayor Philbert Mugisha told local leaders on Thursday 6th, 03, 2014 during an official opening of the sensitization about preventing new HIV/AIDS infections.   [...]

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Kirehe begins health week program

Tweet Health Centers Directors in Kirehe District met on Wednesday 5th, 03, 2014 met in a conference preparing for a weekly program for health of mothers, infants and teenagers in Kirehe Multipurpose hall. Dr. Ferdinand Hakorimana who is in charge of mothers’ health in the Ministry of Health explained the weekly program commenced on Tuesday [...]

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