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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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Malaria facing hard battle, death rate decline

Malaria facing hard battle, death rate decline

Tweet The Ministry of Health has announced that   deaths of malaria patients have decreased in the last two years despite the rise of the disease. Dr. Agnes  Binagwaho, Minister for Health says  that   the  increase  in  cases   is  due to   global  warming  as well as the  Mosquito nets  that  were    treated  with less  insecticide  which  […]

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Rulindo: Women urged to maintain domestic hygiene

Rulindo: Women urged to maintain domestic hygiene

Tweet Women of Rulindo 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 Muhigira, executive secretary of Buyoga sector in Rulindo district, saying cleanliness should be a culture among residents. ““Hygiene is valuable and everyone should […]

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Rwandan Doctor displays Prepex–a non-surgical device for male circumcision

Prepex device: Rwanda targets to circumcise over a million men

Tweet Emille Nzabahimana, a bar tender in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is obsessed with spontaneous sexual adventures and over-drinking. To arrest the cold from the chilly winds of Kigali night, Nzabahimana takes unlimited alcohol, many a time ending up in bed with a random woman. One day, one of his encounters, whom he had kept contact […]

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Gisagara: Negative mindset impeding malnutrition fight

Tweet Alphonse Nshimiyimana, the director of Musha health centre sector of Gisagara district said negative attitude by some parents is a stumbling block to preventing malnutrition in the sector despite Rwanda making considerable strides in lowering the rate of acute malnutrition, levels of chronic and moderate malnutrition remain high, especially among children and vulnerable populations. […]

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L-R, Tigo CEO Tongai Maramba, MTN CEO Ebenezer Asante and Airtel MD Teddy Bhullar address the press at the launch of the Africa Against Ebola; solidarity campaign aimed at contributing towards the fight against Ebola

Airtel, MTN,Tigo in Ebola fight

Tweet  Telecommunication companies in Rwanda and across Africa have united to partner with the African Union (AU) Commission to garner resources in support of Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The initiative, known as The Ebola Solidarity Campaign will use an SMS dedicated platform to raise funds from citizens for the deployment of African health […]

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Rusizi: Teachers trained on reproductive health

Rusizi: Teachers trained on reproductive health

Tweet   Forty-two teachers who represented others in all sectors of Rusizi district completed a three day training to help them teach reproductive health and Aids prevention to students in primary and secondary schools. Apart from schools, these teachers will represent other teachers to educate youth in their respective sectors on reproductive health, Aids spread […]

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Rubavu: RDF in male circumcision drive

Tweet The Army medical doctors from Kanombe Military Hospital have launched a scale-up of non-surgical adult male circumcision in Rubavu to reduce the risk of HIV transmission and increase hygiene among men. Dr. Karenzi revealed that 500 men turned for non-surgical circumcision. This program will be held in Byahi Health Center in Rubavu sector and […]

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Expectant mothers receive Mama Kits

Expectant mothers receive Mama Kits

Tweet (L-R) Airtel Rwanda head of Finance Mr. Tano Oware, Mr. Bhullar handing over the Rwf3m Cheque to Mr. Sinayobye, Jacquline Mukamusonera, Radegonde Ndejeneru, Director General of Imbuto Foundation and Nshimiyimana Mother Child transmission of HIV/AIDs faces hard battle after the expectant mothers were given Mama Kits, an aid that comes in an effort to […]

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