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Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

TweetMothers working for public and private employers can now begin applying for the newly enacted 12-weeks maternity leave to attend to their newborn babies, under the new law which has been published in the national gazette. Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye expects that institutions will comply with maternity protection law without any delay, given that, […]

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New CT scan to improve Ngoma health services

Tweet Kibungo hospital has purchased a new CT scan machine which is set to reduce the challenges of residents seeking specialized medical assistance from Kigali based University Teaching Hospital CHUK. The scanner, worth over $680.000, was installed this month and so far three patients have already been scanned with various medical complications according to Jean […]

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He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

He Nearly Kissed Death But Now Makes Coffins

TweetOne morning in February 2011, Justin Hakiri 44, a father of three started the day feeling unwell but moved on with his daily carpentry work. For him it was a simple illness. For the next two months, Hakiri said he had ignored going for any medical checkup, “It started as a simple sickness but day […]

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The best egg yolk face mask for all skin types

The best egg yolk face mask for all skin types

Tweet  Egg yolk is made up of mostly water and fats, which makes it a great water-binding agent that locks moisture into your skin cells, leaving your face soft and supple. Egg-yolk face masks work wonders for people with dry or flaky skin. The nutrients in egg yolks work to hydrate, nourish, and moisturize dull […]

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First Lady in Boston to Raise Funds For Rwanda’s First Cardiac Center

TweetRwanda is expected to establish its first-ever cardiac care center , a very vital facility in the care of patients diagnosed with cardiac complications. First Lady Jeannette Kagame travelled to Boston, US where she has launched a public campaign to raise funds for construction of Rwanda’s premier cardiac care center. The event hosted at University […]

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Ministry of health launches free condom kiosks

Ministry of health launches free condom kiosks

Tweet With already a low –HIV (Human Immuno Virus) prevalence rate in the region, the government has launched the Condom kiosks to distribute free condoms, another hammer to lower the rate. The 24 hour Condom Distribution Kiosks Initiative is seen as another strategy to curb HIV transmission mainly in high risk zones that were identified […]

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Malnutrition is not acceptable- Murekezi

Malnutrition is not acceptable- Murekezi

Tweet The Prime minister of Rwanda, Honorable Anastase Murekezi has called for consented efforts in the fight against malnutrition in Rwanda and asked for a renewed commitment to improving lives of Rwandan children. “Malnutrition is not acceptable. There is no place for malnutrition and as the President has said before- we have all it takes […]

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Rwanda set to use drones in delivering medical supplies

Rwanda set to use drones in delivering medical supplies

Tweet  In  its efforts to easy access to  health services, the Government will start using drones to deliver medical supplies, thanks to the new  partnership with Zipline, a US based technology company. The minister for health Dr Agnes Binagwaho, says the technology comes at the time government is looking at ways of using technology mainly […]

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What you need to know about skin cancer

Tweet Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, with over one million people diagnosed each year. Even though it is so common, you may not know how it can affect your life and what you can do to reduce your risks. May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month, with campaigns to inform […]

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How stretching can help you lose weight

Tweet Do you do flexibility training as part of your daily workout? Do you do any stretching exercises on a regular basis?  If you are trying to lose weight, you should.  Flexibility exercises are not big calorie burners, but they play an important role in a weight loss program. Benefits of stretching The best thing about flexibility […]

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