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Gakenke: Teenage pregnancies still rampant in the district

Tweet Despite the bad news about teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, the purchase of condoms continues to confound many teenagers among the youth of Kivuruga sector in Gakenke district. In a min survey in Kivuruga sector in Gakenke district done by this website, it was established that youth have a common view that teenage […]

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Nyamagabe Residents Decry Poverty Over Poor Sanitation

Tweet Gatare sector residents in Nyamagabe District complained over lack of toilets in homes pointing at poor wellbeing as they claim it requires money to construct one. This comes after most homes have no latrines and go to nearby bushes when denied access to neighbours’ latrines at most times. Residents request the sector administration to […]

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Rubavu: Health Insurance wide coverage ‘hindrance revealed’

Tweet Rubavu district administration revealed that log coverage of community health insurance (mutuelle de sante) is a result of residents that carry out business in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This is because cross border business people from Rubavu district spend much time in DRC and fail to embrace Rwandan government programmes. The district authorities […]

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Rwanda Sets Fund to Pay Mothers 100% During Maternity Leave

Rwanda Sets Fund to Pay Mothers 100% During Maternity Leave

Tweet KIGALI, RWANDA, February 18, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ – The government of Rwanda has submitted a bill in parliament that sets up a national fund which will cover full monthly pay for working mothers during maternity leave. Every employee, either private or public will be required to surrender 0.6% of their salary to contribute to a mother’s pay on maternity leave, […]

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Kirehe hospital rewards best performing departments

Kirehe hospital rewards best performing departments

Tweet Kirehe hospital rewarded best performing departments on Wednesday 16th following the performance reviews for the 2014/15 financial year. The significance of the awards was to recognize and celebrate the employee’s success because “performance is about continuously adding value”. Dr. Evrard Nahimana, representative of “Inshuti mu Buzima” project said that hospital employees should measure their […]

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Rulindo: district in Cleanliness drive

Rulindo: district in Cleanliness drive

Tweet Women in “Intore za mutima w’urugo” group plan to launch a cleanliness week with the aim to sensitise residents on maintaining cleanliness as they prepare for Women’s Day celebrations. Starting cleanliness week is one of the strategies decided on during the meeting on February 11th 2015 in Rulindo district conference hall. Women’s Day will […]

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Nyabitimbo health center gets motorcycles boost

Rusizi: Nyabitimbo health center gets motorcycles boost

Tweet In a bid to reinforce healthy services in Rusizi district, Africa Ahead yesterday handed over two motorcycles to Nyabitimbo and Rwinzuki Health Centers  “The reason we selected these two healthy centers it’s because they offer services despite the challenges. These motorcycles will facilitate them get to reach patients easily,” says Joseph Katabarwa, the coordinator […]

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Gisagara residents urged to uphold sanitation

Gisagara residents urged to uphold sanitation

Tweet   Residents of Gisagara district were urged to maintain the highest degree of hygiene in their homes to avoid contracting diseases that come with poor hygiene. The call was made by Antoine Augustin Bigirimana, executive secretary of Kigembe sector in Gisagara district, saying cleanliness should be a culture among residents. ““Hygiene is valuable and […]

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Gisagara: fighting the malnutrition through backyard gardens

Tweet The Mukindo sector in Gisagara district nutrition project has set up at least one kitchen garden in every family in each village is working in an effort to solve the basic problem of malnutrition. Local leaders of Mukindo sector has been guiding the community for the last six months, helping them solve their nutrition […]

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Rwanda: Health Ministry focuses on efficiency

Rwanda: Health Ministry focuses on efficiency

Tweet Several changes are being implemented at the healthy facility level in Rwanda due to the ongoing restructuring public sector exercise and the shift from the approach of relaying on project funding to pay staff, to a new approach of using internally generated revenues. The recent reduction of budget for human resources across the health […]

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