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Love matters: exploring conceptions of love in Rwanda and Swaziland and relationship to HIV and intimate partner violence - Ruark A, Stern E, Dlamini-Simelane T, Kakuze MF.
This study explores how women and men... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Rwanda:MoH Takes Campaign Against Diabetes, Lifestyle Diseases to the Grassroots
[New Times] Rwandans have been urged to regularly go for screening and adopt a healthy lifestyle to keep diabetes at bay. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Children Share Ideas On How to Prevent Malnutrition in Children
[New Times] Desire Nyandwi, 14 years old (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Govt Sends Medical Relief to Somalia
[New Times] The government of Somalia has expressed gratitude over a consignment of medical relief delivered yesterday by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Claude Nikobisanzwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:MoH Has Plans to Train More Local Oncologists, Say Officials
[New Times] There is need to invest more in training of medical staff specifically with a view to increasing the number of oncologists to reduce the number of foreign medical expatriates, officials have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:U.S. Firm to Ease Cancer Treatment, Cost in Rwanda
[New Times] The Ministry of Health has sealed a partnership agreement with US organisation, BioVentures for Global Health (BVGH), a development that will see Rwandans access affordable cancer treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drones Deliver Blood Quickly to Remote Global Hospitals Drones Deliver Blood Quickly to Remote Global Hospitals
A California startup is serving thousands of patients in Rwanda and will expand to Tanzania early next year. Orders are filled on demand, so no units expire.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Rwanda:Harvard School to Train Rwandan Oncologists
[New Times] Harvard Medical School, the graduate medical school of the prestigious Harvard University in the United States, has agreed to train over 20 clinical oncologists from Rwanda over the next few years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Understanding Conjunctivitis
[New Times] Conjunctivitis, also called "pinkeye", is defined as an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and the whites of the eyes. Conjunctivitis can affect children and adults. The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis include a red eye and discharge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Cataracts - A Major Cause of Blindness Among Elderly People
[New Times] Onesphore Ruvunabahizi from Kacyiru in Gasabo District had a normal sight until five months ago when he realised his left eye was no longer seeing as it used to. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Tetanus - Why You Should Not Ignore That Wound
[New Times] Tetanus can be fatal if not treated in time. A deep cut or wound from a dirty object like a piece of metal shsould be treated as an emergency by visiting a medical facility as soon as possible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Rights Commission Calls for Greater Attention to Mental Health Services
[New Times] There is need to boost mental health facilities in terms of experts and resources if the issue of mental illness and disability is to be dealt with adequately, the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:A Year Later, Rwanda Looks to Expand Delivery of Medical Supplies By Drones
[New Times] It was around noon on a rainy Friday two weeks ago in Ruhango District's Kinazi area when Joseph Ndagijimana, an employee in charge of customer success at Zipline's Rwanda office in Muhanga, announced that we could rush into his company car and go to Nyanza Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Role of Public-Sector Family Planning Programs in Meeting the Demand for Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
CONCLUSIONSPFPI provides a useful addition to the indicators currently used to assess progress in reproductive health and family planning programs. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Everyday partner violence in Rwanda: the contribution of community-based sociotherapy to peaceful family life - Richters A, Sarabwe E.
Rwanda is well known for the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. What is less known is the increase in everyday partner violence that has come about as a legacy not only from the genocide but also from the war preceding the genocide. A range of war and genoci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mainstreaming road safety in the regional integration of the East African Community to reduce road traffic injuries - Balikuddembe JK, Khorasani-Zavareh D, Sinclair P, Stephen K, Ardalan A, Nejati A.
The East African Community (EAC) comprising of five states: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda bear a disproportionate burden of the global public health burden for road traffic injuries (RTIs). In response to this, each state has devised its own ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Africa:Cholera Death Toll Escalates in East, Southern Africa
[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Telemedicine to Shore Up Healthcare Training
[New Times] The Egyptian government has pledged to help Rwanda Military Hospital, Kanombe with the putting in place of a telemedicine unit at the facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What's That Drone Doing? Delivering Blood. Saving Lives.
Blood has a very short shelf life, and in many countries, getting blood to where it's needed can be a transportation nightmare. Zipline uses drones to deliver blood to the hardest to reach parts of the world. Their first customer is Rwanda, where they deliver to the western half of the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Karl Ulrich, Contributor Source Type: news

Rwanda:Who Is to Blame for Teenage Unwanted Pregnancies?
[New Times] The number of teenage pregnancies in various parts of the country shows how government and parents need to put in more efforts to contain the issue which leads many young girls to drop out of school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 24, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ian Robinson obituary
Agricultural consultant who developed a system for rapidly assessing the quality of crops that could be used to warn experts of impending food crisesIan Robinson, who has died aged 72, helped to improve the lives of millions of people across the world with his work on monitoring crops and livestock in developing countries and conflict zones. In particular he developed a scoring system for rapidly assessing the quality and quantity of crops and farm animals, which could then be used to alert UN experts and aid organisations to impending food crises.Apart from the creation of such pioneering systems, Ian ’s life as an ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 23, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ken Booth Tags: Agriculture Africa Famine Farming United Nations Technology Wales Aberystwyth University Global development Source Type: news

Gacaca courts, reconciliation and the politics of apology in post-genocide Rwanda - Kavuro C.
In post-conflict societies, the politics of apology is increasingly and heavily relied on for justice, accountability and reconciliation to be realised. The reason for this approach is to demand a public apology from perpetrators for their mass atrocities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Rwanda:UN Report Warns of Rising Newborn Mortality in Near Future
[New Times] Washington, DC -A latest report by UN agencies warned on Thursday that at current trends of child mortality, nearly 60 million children could die before their fifth birthday between 2017 and 2030, half being newborns. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:The Road Out of Poverty Depends On Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First
[IPS] Nairobi -One drizzly morning in some lush green tea plantations in Rwanda, I was on my way to visit a local community, to assess nutrition indicators among women and children. We stopped in a green blanket of tea fields and spoke to one young tea picker, I'll call her Mary, who had a baby strapped to her back. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gacaca courts, reconciliation and the politics of apology in post-genocide Rwanda - Kavuro C.
In post-conflict societies, the politics of apology is increasingly and heavily relied on for justice, accountability and reconciliation to be realised. The reason for this approach is to demand a public apology from perpetrators for their mass atrocities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

An Inequality Beyond Wealth: Gaps in Women ’s Health
A mother and her child from West Point, a low-income neighbourhood of Monrovia, Liberia. The 10-worst countries to be a mother in are all in sub-Saharan Africa. Credit: IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Oct 18 2017 (IPS)While many often focus on wealth disparities, economic inequality is often a symptom and cause of other inequalities including women’s access to sexual and reproductive health. In a new report, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) explores the persistent, if not widening, inequalities in sexual and reproductive health around the world, holding back women and girls from a productive and prosperous f...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Africa Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Breast Cancer - Early Detection Saves Life
[New Times] Haston Charlotte talks with a calm and confident endearing voice, sharing her story of how she survived one of the deadliest diseases, cancer. The 50-year old mother of one from Kagugu in Gasabo District was able to beat breast cancer, thanks to early diagnosis and treatment which was administered when the disease was still in its first stage. "I was lucky to get early diagnosis and treatment before the disease had spread and in its first stage, before the worst could happen," she says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Over 1.3 Million Children to Get Measles, Rubella Vaccine
[New Times] The ministry of Health will offer measles and rubella vaccine to over 1.3 million children between 5 and 9 years countrywide during the ongoing Health Week campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Over 1.3 Million Children to Get Measles, Rubella Vaccine
[New Times] The ministry of Health will offer measles and rubella vaccine to over 1.3 million children between 5 and 9 years countrywide during the ongoing Health Week campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Cholera Deaths Soaring in Eastern, Southern Africa
[CAJ News] Nairobi -MORE than 1 550 people have died from a raging cholera outbreak afflicting the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 102 800 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Somalia accounts for 76,6 percent of the total cases reported, followed by South Sudan at 15,9 percent. Over the past four weeks, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), Tanzania has r (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Do Headphones Exactly Affect Ears?
[New Times] Dear Doctor, I normally listen to loud music on my headphones when in office, but lately I am beginning to experience a ringing sound in the ears. How exactly do headsets affect ears? Sheebah (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Taking Stock of Maternity Leave Benefits Scheme
[New Times] It is over eight months since the new law on maternity leave was published in the national gazette, effectively compelling all employers to implement maternity leave benefits scheme. The law facilitates working mothers to have access to fully paid maternity leave. But months down the road, has the maternity leave benefits scheme achieved the anticipated benefits? (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda:Taking Stock of Maternity Leave Benefits Scheme
[New Times] It is over eight months since the new law on maternity leave was published in the national gazette, effectively compelling all employers to implement maternity leave benefits scheme. The law facilitates working mothers to have access to fully paid maternity leave. But months down the road, has the maternity leave benefits scheme achieved the anticipated benefits? (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Perpetrators of genocide say they're 'good people'
(Ohio State University) The men who were tried for their role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that killed up to 1 million people want you to know that they're actually very good people. That's the most common way accused men try to account for their actions in testimony before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, a new study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Minister Suspends Two Nurses, Puts Hospitals On Notice Over Poor Service Delivery
[New Times] Exquisite service delivery is like nectar to bees; it just attracts more and more clients, as each gives attractive reviews of a facility to prospective clients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Public Health Facilities to Test, Vaccinate for Hepatitis
[New Times] The Ministry of Health will next year integrate affordable hepatitis vaccination and testing into the package of services provided by public health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Screening Children for Cancer is Crucial, Says Childhood Cancer Advocates
[New Times] 24-year-old Karen Bugingo is a cancer survivor. At the age of 19, she was diagnosed with blood cancer, but has effectively fought and won her battle against the killer disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Pharmacists Urged to Prioritise Quality in Service Delivery
[New Times] There is need to ensure quality service delivery by pharmacists in order not only to improve lives of patients but also guarantee a safe and sound health care system in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Health Ministry Launches U.S.$5 Million Spraying Drive Ahead of Malaria Peak Season
[New Times] The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda:Health Ministry Launches U.S.$5 Million Spraying Drive Ahead of Malaria Peak Season
[New Times] The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Medics Urged to Assert Their Role in Improving Healthcare
[New Times] The Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba, has called on medics to play their role in saving the lives of Rwandans. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Spanish Oncologists to Train Local Health Professionals in Cervical Cancer Prevention
[New Times] More than 88 health professionals from 45 institutions in the country have started training in cervical cancer prevention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drones help elevate Rwanda's health care
Infamous for its genocide, Rwanda is using every means it can to make itself Africa's health care leader (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Needs More Pediatricians - Experts
[New Times] Rwanda pediatric association, an umbrella for pediatricians in the country, says there is need for more pediatricians in the country to help improve children's health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwf4 Billion Project to Help Tackle Stunting in Nyabihu
[New Times] A new project worth Rwf4 billion has been launched in Nyabihu District as part of broad efforts to eliminate malnutrition among children under 5 years and nursing mothers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Govt to Recruit Clinical Officers
[New Times] The Ministry of Health is set to ease the process of recruiting clinical officers to increase staffing, especially in rural health centres. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: UoR Students Develop App to Improve e-Health for Teens
[New Times] University of Rwanda's College of Medicine and Health Sciences students have come up with an app called 'Tantine App', which will provide reproductive health education to young refugees and teens across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Women's Council to Focus on Fighting Teen Pregnancies in 2018
[New Times] The National Women's Council's main focus for 2018 will be fighting unwanted pregnancies among girls in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Patients Receive Aid to Celebrate Eid Al-Adha
[New Times] Over 300 vulnerable patients at University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK) received food and sanitation materials worth Rwf1.5m on Eid al-Adha day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Bankers Association to Raise Health Awareness Through Sports
[New Times] The Rwanda Bankers Association (RBA) on Tuesday announced that its members will participate in a multi-sports competition to raise health awareness among themselves. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news