Rwanda: Over Two Million Children Under 12 to Get Covid-19 Jabs
[New Times] Rwanda has started administering the Covid-19 vaccine to children aged between five and 11 years and it is expected that over two million children will benefit from the drive countrywide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Moves to Scale Up Mental Health Services
[New Times] The government is working to ensure that mental health services are accessible everywhere, as well as raising awareness about the alarming symptoms of mental health issues that can lead to suicide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trends and correlates of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization in Rwanda: results from the 2015 and 2020 Rwanda Demographic Health Survey (RDHS 2015 and 2020) - Bahati C, Izabayo J, Munezero P, Niyonsenga J, Mutesa L.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is reported to be a public health issue given its magnitude and long-lasting consequences. Men are generally thought to be perpetrators of IPV, but they can also be victims. In Rwanda, the experience of men as vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda, Kenya SMEs Secure Funding From Rockefeller Foundation to Boost Nutritious Feeding
[New Times] Seven agribusiness SMEs from Rwanda and Kenya, have secured over $1 million funding from the Rockefeller Foundation's Good Food Innovation Fund for the production and sale of affordable fortified and nutritious foods. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Among Countries to Pilot Oral Drug Treatment for Covid-19
[New Times] Rwanda has been selected among nine Sub-Saharan African countries where the use of antiviral oral drug treatment for Covid-19 will be piloted. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwandans Urged to Take Regular Screening for Non-Infectious Diseases
[New Times] Public health experts say people should be regularly screened for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and the behaviour could help curb an upward trend of the diseases and deaths in Rwanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Saving Lives and Livelihoods Helping Africa Fight COVID-19 - One-Shot At a Time
[New Dawn] So far, three countries have surpassed the 70% vaccination target; Seychelles (81.3%), Mauritius (76.6%0 and Rwanda (76.5%). Also, 10 countries have attained a target of between 40% and 70% include Comoros, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Morocco, and Sao Tome and Principe. In total, about 21.2% percent of the continent's population is fully vaccinated, hence, to drive increase in COVID-19 uptake, the in-country implementation took place in Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Beans for Better Nutrition and Attainment of the Global Goals
[New Times] Rwanda takes nutrition security seriously. In recent years, the country's efforts to increase dietary diversification and improve livelihoods have resulted in lower percentages of wasted, stunted, and underweight children. One of the most successful initiatives has focused on improving the nutritional content of beans through bio-fortification. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Monkeypox - No Case in Rwanda Yet but We Must Remain Vigilant
[New Times] The Rwandan government last week announced it had set aside Rwf10 billion for a contingency plan for monkeypox even though the virus has not been reported in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How is Rwanda Prepared for Monkeypox? Six Things to Know
[New Times] Last week, Rwanda announced a Monkeypox preparedness plan worth Rwf10 billion, aimed at responding to the global outbreak in case it shows up in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Saving Lives and Livelihood Helping Africa Fight Covid-19 - One-Shot At a Time
[New Dawn] So far, three countries have surpassed the 70% vaccination target; Seychelles (81.3%), Mauritius (76.6%0 and Rwanda (76.5%). Also, 10 countries have attained a target of between 40% and 70% include Comoros, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Morocco, and Sao Tome and Principe. In total, about 21.2% percent of the continent's population is fully vaccinated, hence, to drive increase in COVID-19 uptake, the in-country implementation took place in Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Minister Jeje Odongo Rallies Ugandans in Diaspora to Participate in Rotary Cancer Run
[Nile Post] The Foreign Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odongo, has handed over a consignment of running kits to Maj Gen Robert Rusoke Uganda's High Commissioner to Rwanda to be used by the staff and Ugandans in Rwanda to take part in the forthcoming Rotary cancer run. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Rwandan Humanitarian on Empowering Youth to Solve Africa's Problems
[New Times] Cedrick Niyomugabo, 30, born and raised in Rwanda, went to Central African Republic (CAR) to find purpose in any way he could. His purpose turned out to be helping in the fight against malnutrition by growing vegetables and fruits, and also empowering vulnerable single mothers by through technical work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: Rwandan Soldiers Join Other EAC Forces for Medical Camp in Tanzania
[New Times] Over 600 patients in northern Tanzania have received medical treatment as part of the East African Community (EAC) civil military cooperation activities, in which Rwandan soldiers are taking part. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Launches Rwf10 Billion Response Plan for Monkeypox
[New Times] As monkeypox cases continue to be registered in various countries in the world, Rwanda has launched a preparedness and response plan worth Rwf10 billion, aimed at preventing or responding to the outbreak, in case it shows up in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news