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Rwanda needs more cancer experts

Tweet Rwanda is currently facing a crisis of cancer specialist despite the steady decrease in the number of cancer cases in the country. The Rwanda biomedical center (RBC) says that the country has only two specialists (oncologists) in the field and this has impeded the access to treatment, according to Dr. Marie-Aimee Muhimpundu, the head […]

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Tackling water scarcity in Gasaka sector

Tackling water scarcity in Gasaka sector

Tweet  Bugesera district in Eastern Province faces acute shortage of safer water. Most residents fetch water for domestic use from water streams. The residents say that they have for a long time resorted to fetching dirty and contaminated water from wetlands as their last options. This has affected most residents in a place commonly known […]

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Israelis And Germans In Rwanda Honour Holocaust Victims

Israelis And Germans In Rwanda Honour Holocaust Victims

TweetIsraelis and Germans in Rwanda are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Holocaust during which about 6-million Jews were murdered by the Nazi regime in Germany. The Germans and Israelis have decided to jointly commemorate with Rwanda that suffered the genocide against Tutsi fifty years later. The two communities are hosted at Kigali genocide memorial […]

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Some parents do not mind about children’s hygiene

Ngororero: Residents urged to embrace cleaniliness

Tweet  Jean Marie Vianney Muganza, in charge of health in Ngororero district  revealed that some obstacles hinder eradication of poor hygiene habits among residents. This comes after a survey conducted by Ngororero district showed that 36 per cent of residents share accommodation with live stock. Muganza said this while talking to the deputies that visited […]

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Rusizi abattoir is shut down over hygiene concerns

Rusizi abattoir is shut down over hygiene concerns

Tweet  Rwanda parliamentarians have ordered the closure of Rusizi abattoir in Kamembe town after they personally witnessed the level of poor hygiene that has been reported by the media. The closure comes days, after local press KigaliToday.com reported on January 15, 2015 dire hygiene concerns by meat dealers over the district failure to improve the […]

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More concerns over meat hygiene in Kabarondo

Kayonza: More concerns over meat hygiene in Kabarondo

Tweet  More Rwandan residents have raised concerns over the poor hygiene in slaughter houses with residents of Kabarondo town in Kayonza district being the latest to raise their voices. Residents say that there is deteriorating hygiene at many abattoir and butcheries which has caused fear over outbreak of disease, if nothing is done. In a […]

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USA, UK Top Investors As Rwanda Registers $1.2 Billion In 2015

International Medical Experts turning Rwanda into Regional Hub

Tweet It is unusual for Medical Doctors to mobilise millions of dollars and invest in a multi-million dollar and bankable venture. In 2015, however, three big brains in global health, Drs. Paul Farmer, Peter Drobac, and Agnes Binagwaho; Rwanda’s Health minister, were able to mobilise enough money for what turned out to be Rwanda’s biggest […]

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Rwanda: Malaria cases on the increase

Rwanda: Malaria cases on the increase

TweetCases of malaria in Rwanda have increased despite government efforts to sensitize the community on best health practices to prevent the deadly sub Saharan disease. Reports from different hospitals indicate an increase in the number of patients and the malaria disease is now said to be drug resistant. Statistics from the ministry of health indicates […]

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Things not to buy used

TweetIt’s so common nowadays to rush for used items at yard sales, flea markets or thrift stores because they are relatively cheap. Yes it saves you tons of money and also nets some unique furnishings and fashions you just can’t find at retail stores. But, there are some things you really should buy brand new, […]

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Symptoms of Gingivitis

Symptoms of Gingivitis (gum infection)

Tweet More often than not, we judge some people over oral hygiene basing on the colour or appearance of their teeth or bad breath but forget that some diseases might be the cause. Some teeth are cleaned but remain with the same colour because of the dental health condition. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum […]

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