Rwanda: How the Elderly in Bugesera Use Yoga to Tackle Mental Health
[New Times] Thursday afternoon is a special day for the elderly in Bugesera District. At about 2:30 pm the elderly men and women aged between 50 and 70 start trickling in at Aheza Healing Centre, some with the help of a walking stick. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Wedding Entourage Ended Up at Stadium in Sting Operation
[New Times] The arrests sparked public outrage, especially on social media platforms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Imposes Partial Lockdown in Southern Districts
[East African] Rwanda has put six sectors in Huye, Gisagara, and Nyaruguru districts in the Southern province under a three-week lockdown to curb rising Covid-19 infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Drawing The Line On Malaria
[allAfrica] A recent survey conducted by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and Gallup International shows that African youth are determined to end malaria. Conducted across six countries - Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa - the findings reveal that 9 in 10 youth in Africa believe that we can have an impact against the disease. These statistics come as light at a dark time in the malaria response due to the socioeconomic recession brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic has sw (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mental disorders and substance abuse among Rwandan university students: the moderating effects of interpersonal violence - Ngwino Sengesho D, Niyonsenga J, Muhayisa A, Mutabaruka J.
BACKGROUND: There is an abundance of evidence suggesting that interpersonal violence commonly co-occurs with mental disorders and substance abuse. Interpersonal violence is one of the most well-documented and salient factors of mental disorders and substan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 Second-Stage Vaccination Kicks-Off - 5 Things You Should Know
[New Times] The Government will, on Friday, April 2 start administering the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to people who received the first one. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda to Rollout Second Phase of Covid-19 Vaccination This Week
[New Times] The Minister of Health Dr Daniel Ngamije has said that Rwanda will effective April 2, kick-off the second phase of the nationwide vaccination against Covid-19 as the country aims to keep the virus at bay. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Kagame Joins World Leaders in Call for International Pandemic Treaty
[New Times] More than 20 world leaders including President Paul Kagame, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the head of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, are calling for a new global settlement to help the world prepare for future pandemics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: RSSB Kigali Blood Donation Heroes Drive Meets Targets as Campaign Ends
[New Times] Yesterday marked the end of a one-week blood donation drive that was organised by Health Sector Collective Outreach (HESCO) in collaboration with City of Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: MPs to Assess Govt Progress on Reducing Stunting
[New Times] Parliamentarians have resolved to make a special assessment to find out whether the target that the Government set to reduce stunting to 19 percent by 2024 will be achieved based on existing challenges and opportunities, especially Covid-19 pandemic that has had an impact on Rwanda and the world in general. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Britain ’s ‘brutal’ cuts to overseas aid put African science projects in peril
Lifesaving research on fighting drought and climate change at risk after snap decision to halt crucial fundingFor two years, the Rwandan-born scientist Anita Etale has been leading efforts to develop cheap methods to clean contaminated water supplies, a widespread problem in Africa.Based at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa, Etale had a £300,000 grant from Britain’s Royal Society in 2019 to build a team of researchers, who went on to develop cleaning filters using maize and sugarcane stubble. “Finding cheap source materials is crucial to make affordable filters,” Etale saidConti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Africa Science UK news Climate change Aid Royal Society Higher education Working in development Environment World news Global development Politics Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 Outbreak Dented Efforts to Fight Tuberculosis, Medics Say
[New Times] Medical workers have rallied policymakers to support efforts aimed at increasing the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB), saying there has been a setback in the fight against the disease following the outbreak of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Requires $120 Million to Complete Covid-19 Vaccination
[New Times] Rwanda's Covid-19 vaccination process could cost up to about $120 million with short term costs standing at $47 million, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwandair Becomes First African Airline to Vaccinate All Staff Against Covid-19
[Daily News] RwandAir has become the first African airline to vaccinate its entire staff against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: EA Vaccine Rollout Goes On Amid Adverse Reactions Across Europe
[East African] The rollout of the vaccination programme against Covid-19 in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda continues apace amid clotting concerns elsewhere. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Oral Health Should be a Development Priority
Photo by Bekky Bekks on Unsplash By Adekemi AdeniyanEKITI, Nigeria, Mar 19 2021 (IPS) The mouth is a barometer of social inequities — it reflects the injustices in our society. As George Cuvier, an 18th century naturalist said: “Show me your teeth, and I will tell you who you are”. To me, as a dentist, the mouth is like a microscope that reveals more than just tooth decay. It exposes us to a world where people lack access to water, health, quality education and live on low income. So, when the FDI World Dental Federation unveils a “Be Proud of Your Mouth” campaign for World Oral Health Day (W...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adekemi Adeniyan Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Rwanda: African Ministers to Discuss Covid-19 Recovery Strategies
[New Times] African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development are this week set to, among others, explore and consolidate strategies the continent can use in mapping the way forward following the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Government Introduces New Covid-19 Measures in Schools
[New Times] The Ministry of Education has introduced new Covid-19 measures in schools to control the virus spread. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Few Men Are Turning Up for HIV Test - Health Ministry
[New Times] Government is pushing more men to take HIV tests and cover the 16 per cent gap that is needed to achieve the 90-90-90 ambitious treatment target to help end the HIV pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Cabinet Meeting - Curfew Extended By an Hour
[New Times] A cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame on Monday, March 15, among others resolved that effective Tuesday, March 16, the curfew will begin at 9 a.m and go through 4 a.m. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Inter-Province Travel Resumes as Covid-19 Restrictions Are Eased
[New Times] A cabinet meeting held on Monday, March 15 directed the resumption of movement between Kigali and other provinces, following a two month halt that had been imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A new African American movement called 'Blaxit' began in hopes of encouraging more African Americans to move Abroad amid racism in the...
Johnette Iris’ entire family is in the D.C. area. But she lives in Rwanda.  She told News4 she lives in the African nation in part... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Factory Employees, Private Security Personnel Among the Latest Groups to Get Covid-19 Jabs
[New Times] As the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination continues in Rwanda, medics have reached out to inoculate factory employees, traders and private security personnel in the city of Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Association between volume resuscitation & mortality among injured patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kigali, Rwanda - Marqu és CG, Moretti K, Amanullah S, Uwamahoro C, Ndebwanimana V, Garbern S, Naganathan S, Martin K, Niyomiza J, Gjesvik A, Nkeshimana M, Levine AC, Aluisio AR.
This study e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rwanda: President Kagame, First Lady Get Covid-19 Jab
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame were on Thursday, March 11, vaccinated against Covid-19, a week after the country received its first consignment of the vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Twelve-Year-Olds Can Now Take HIV Tests
[New Times] Children as young as 12-years-old can now walk into a health facility unaccompanied, take an HIV test and although they also have a right to know their results, they are required to do so with a parent or guardian, The New Times can reveal. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Inmates Grateful as Covid-19 Vaccination Exercise is Taken to Prisons
[New Times] Inmates in the Nyarugenge Prison in Kigali have showcased gratitude to government, as the Ministry of Health reached out to them with Covid-19 vaccination, on Tuesday, March 9. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 Vaccination - No Major Side Effects Reported So Far
[New Times] By the end of business on the first day of Covid-19 vaccination in Rwanda a total of 75,056 people had been vaccinated, and so far, according to the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC), no side effects have been reported. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Over 75,000 Vaccinated
[New Times] A total of 75,056 people received Covid-19 vaccine jabs on Friday, March 5, as the vaccination exercise kicked-off country-wide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: EU President Hails Rwanda's Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign
[New Times] The President of the European Union (EU) Council, Charles Michel, on Monday, March 8, applauded Rwanda's Covid-19 vaccination exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Targets Over 170k People in Initial Vaccination
[East African] Rwanda kicked off its first phase of countrywide vaccinations on March 5. It targets high risk groups including frontline and healthcare workers, elderly people above 65 years of age, those with underlying conditions and disabilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: EU President, Mushikiwabo Witness Covid-19 Vaccination in Rwanda
[New Times] The President of the European Union Council, Charles Michel, and the Secretary-General of Organisation internationale de la francophinie (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo, on Sunday, March 7 graced a Covid-19 vaccination exercise at Mayange Health Centre in Bugesera, as Rwanda continues its nationwide inoculation drive. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

International Women ’s Day, 2021Why Green Growth and Climate Action Fall Short Without Addressing Gender Inequality
Credit: GGGIBy Frank Rijsberman, Ingvild Solvang and Bertha Wakisa ChiudzaSEOUL, Republic of Korea, Mar 8 2021 (IPS) As the global effort to address climate change has strengthened over the last few years, so has the realization that rising temperatures and climactic disruptions disproportionately impact women, particularly in developing countries, as they tend to be more dependent upon natural resources and are thus overrepresented in resource-intensive economic sectors. Furthermore, inherent in gender inequality are disadvantages for and discrimination against women in all facets of society, including in the economy and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Frank Rijsberman - Ingvild Solvang - Bertha Wakisa Chiudza Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Gender Global Green Economy Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Climate Chan Source Type: news

Rwanda: Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Joint Efforts for Women in Rwanda During Covid-19
[UNFPA] The start of 2021 has been a trying time for Rwanda's fight against COVID-19, with nearly 7,000 new infections and 104 deaths confirmed in just one month. For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, Rwanda was reporting 270 new infections and 4 deaths daily, on average. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 Vaccine Distributed to 50 Hospitals Countrywide
[New Times] Fifty district and referral hospitals across the country on Thursday, March 4, received over 347,000 Covid-19 doses, hours before the vaccination exercise is set to kicks off. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Travel Bans, Quarantine Rules Bruise Local Tourism
[East African] Travel bans and strict coronavirus protocols implemented by key tourist source markets for Rwanda threaten businesses with closure. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Men Can Support Maternal Health - Lessons From Rwanda
[The Conversation Africa] Rwanda has seen an improvement in public health over the past 20 years. The maternal health field has benefited greatly from such improvements. In particular, the country has seen a remarkable reduction in deaths related to pregnancy. But more must still be done to meet key national and international maternal health targets. Achieving continued improvement will require identifying and acting on new opportunities, including deepening men's involvement in maternal health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Kagame Hails Covax Framework as More African Countries Receive Vaccines
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday, March 3, commended efforts by the COVAX framework to avail Covid-19 vaccines to African countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Receives First Covid-19 Vaccine From Covax Programme
[New Times] Rwanda received her first Covid-19 shots on Wednesday, March 3, from the World Health Organization's (WHO) global vaccine sharing scheme, Covax. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Historic moment’ as COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda
Through the UN-led vaccine initiative COVAX, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest beneficiaries to receive the lifesaving COVID-19 inoculation, UN agencies reported on Wednesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda
Through the UN-led vaccine initiative COVAX, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest beneficiaries to receive the lifesaving COVID-19 inoculation, UN agencies reported on Wednesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rwanda receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccines
Rwanda is receiving its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX initiative (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: New Daily Covid-19 Cases Fall By Half
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Govt Eases Restrictions, Opens All Schools
[East African] All academic institutions in Rwanda will open and resume physical tutoring starting Tuesday, February 23, ending the prolonged shutdown that particularly affected learning institutions in the capital Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ten lessons from the virus crisis
(Flinders University) A mixture of smaller countries led by New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland led the world 's Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, according to a new study. In the study, published in The BMJ, lead researcher Flinders University's Professor Fran Baum joined experts from around the world to reflect upon the Global Health Security Index (October 2019) predictions for a public health emergency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Pandemic Halts HPV Vaccination in Kigali
[New Times] Several challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic have frustrated plans to roll out a vaccination programme aimed at eliminating cervical cancer causing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for girls aged 12, The New Times can exclusively reveal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hero of ‘Hotel Rwanda’, who protected hundreds during 1994 genocide, charged with terrorism
Paul Rusesabagina is accusing of fomenting insurrection in Rwanda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda's Economy Hit Hard By Lockdowns, Curfews
[East African] Rwanda's economic managers face a daunting task in the coming months to find new sources of growth to revive the economy, which is currently in recession. Coronavirus restrictions imposed by the government during the pandemic have had a negative impact. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Begins Vaccinating Vulnerable Against Covid-19
[East African] Rwanda has started its first phase of vaccination against Covid-19 with the limited 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine administered to high-risk groups, including frontline workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Rolls Out Covid Vaccination to High-Risk Groups
[New Times] The Government of Rwanda has kicked off the national vaccination programme for Covid-19, starting with health care staff as part of the high-risk groups, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday, February 14. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news