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Binagwaho calls for Media action on Ebola

Tweet The minister of health Dr. Agnes Binagwaho has called on the Rwandan local media to give prime time to the sensitization of Rwandans on the prevention of the Ebola outbreak in the country. The minister made the remarks, while addressing a press conference at the ministerial offices on October 20, 2014. Binagwaho’s calls comes […]

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Kirehe: Health workers trained on Ebola prevention

Tweet Rwanda’s Health Ministry is training medical workers, and outfitting hospitals to serve as the front line in a possible fight against the Ebola virus, Adeline Kabeja, Director of Diseases Surveillance Unit at Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) said. Though no cases of the virus have been reported in Rwanda, the ministry has started offering trainings […]

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Government embarks on curbing down hygiene related diseases

Tweet The government is optimistic that the promotion of hygiene in schools as well as communities will help bring down diseases related to poor hygiene. Dr. Agnes Binagwahwo, Minister of Health says that enhancing good hygiene practices, reduction of diarrhea and intestinal worms’ incidences and contribute to the fight against stunting malnutrition and poverty. To […]

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Nyabihu:Residents determined to eradicate malnutrition

Tweet Residents of Musenyi village in Rugera sector are some of the many people in Nyabihu district who suffered the effects of malnutrition especially in children. Resident’s attitude has significantly changed ever since they participated in the programs of fighting poor nutrition. “As residents now we understand the need to plant vegetables and to eat […]

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Philbert Rugirangoga; the in- charge of vaccination in Kirehe district

Mother & child health week launched in Kirehe district

Tweet The Ministry of Health on Tuesday launched the Mother and Child Health week in Kirehe district. The six week long program was integrated with the vaccination campaign, provision of iron tablets for all pregnant and lactating women to prevent anemia, vitamin A supplements for all children under five years and the family planning campaign […]

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Early treatment may curb down mental illness – Experts

Tweet Medical practitioners are arguing that early treatment and diagnosis   is the best way to curb down mental related diseases, a step   that will see suicide cases as a result of mental illness brought down. Dr. Yvonne  Kayiteshonga, head of Mental health Division at Rwanda Biomedical  Center says that   when  mental  diseases are  diagnosed  and  […]

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Gisagara: district in campaign to prevent pregnancies in teens

Tweet The number of young girls becoming pregnant and subsequently discontinuing their education is of concern to Gisagara district authorities. In a campaign initiated by Gisagara district officials are targeting youth on fighting early and unplanned pregnancies. The Jean Claude Kabalisa, the executive secretary of Muganza Sector says that young girls are at increased risk […]

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Dangers of shampooing hair everyday

Dangers of shampooing hair everyday

Tweet Different people have different reasons for washing hair every day. Some can’t stand the greasy feeling while others can’t handle the oily scalp. Whatever reason it is, shampooing your hair is not just about cleaning your hair. It’s mostly about maintaining a healthy scalp, and a squeaky clean scalp every single day is unfortunately […]

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Rwanda-Kenya : Formation sur les bonnes pratiques de laboratoire clinique

Tweet Le personnel du Laboratoire Nationale de Référence (NRL, sigle anglais) et de l’Université du Rwanda en formation de 4 jours pour améliorer leurs compétences pratiques  dans l’enregistrement, l’analyse et la notification des essais cliniques. La formation de ces 36 employés du Centre Biomédical Rwandais (RBC, sigle en anglais) via NRL depuis le 30 septembre […]

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Health Minstry says rwanda is ebola free

Tweet The ministry of health has released a statement assuring Rwandans that there is no Ebola case in Rwanda yet, despite the media frenzy on a suspected case in Kigali, last week. On September 24th, residents in Giheka village Kinyinya sector in Gasabo district went into a panic after one resident was suspected to have […]

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