Rwanda: Govt Turns to NGOs for Better Management of Health Posts
[New Times] The government has embarked on a plan to hand over health posts to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in order to make them more efficient. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: WHO Commends Rwanda's Covid-19 Vaccination Drive
[New Times] The World Health Organisation has commended Rwanda's vaccination drive, after the country reached the September global target which is fully vaccinating 10 percent of its population against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

4 Ways to Keep Health Workers Safe
This article was originally published on Devex.com on September 21, 2021 as part of the Building Back Health series on how we can build back health systems that are more effective, equitable, and preventive. You can read the original posthere. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 UN General Assembly Health Workers Source Type: news

Rwanda: From Sweden to Rwanda - Ensuring Safe Pregnancy and Childbirth
[UNFPA] "As a midwife, I have always had a passion for working in developing countries, so I was excited when I noticed UN Volunteer assignments for midwives and applied right away. However, when I first arrived in Rwanda, the country went into lockdown as COVID-19 had reached its peak and there was a surge of cases." (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Rwanda Opens Bars, Allows Gatherings for Vaccinated People
[East African] Rwanda has eased Covid-19 restrictions allowing bars to reopen for the first time since March last year after a significant drop in new infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How Transforming Food Systems Could Unlock a $12 Trillion Global Windfall
By Agnes KalibataNEW YORK, Sep 23 2021 (IPS) With the world still counting the social and economic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic, amid a fresh “code red” on the climate crisis, food may not seem like the most pressing threat to humanity. Yet transforming entire food systems around the world offers the solution to the $12 trillion challenge many have not yet realised we are facing. The existential threats that appear to be looming on the horizon are in fact already silently costing the world in poor health, environmental losses and stifled economic growth, a toll that could reach $16 trillion by 2050. Rethinki...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Agnes Kalibata Tags: Climate Change Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Bars to Re-Open After 18 Months, Curfew Hours Reduced in Kigali
[New Times] A cabinet meeting on Tuesday September 21 resolved to open bars progressively, following the reduction of Covid-19 cases in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Vaccinates 10 Percent of Population, Reaches First Global Target
[WHO-AFRO] Kigali -- Rwanda has fully vaccinated 10% of its population against COVID-19, reaching the September global target by the World Health Organization (WHO) aimed at widening vaccination and helping to turn the tide against the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Kicukiro District Uses Helicopter in Covid-19 Fight
[New Times] Kicukiro District has deployed a helicopter as a new way of intensifying the fight against the spread of Covid-19 in congested areas of the districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Man Whose Heroism Inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' Is Convicted On Terrorism Charges
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame found guilty on terrorism-related charges
Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda,' has been found guilty by a court in Kigali of being part of a terror group, MRCD-FLN. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man who inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' convicted of terror charges
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired “Hotel Rwanda,” Paul Rusesabagina, has been found guilty of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina convicted on terror charges
A Rwandan court finds Paul Rusesabagina guilty of supporting a terrorist group. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Inside Rwanda's Efforts to Protect Mountain Gorillas From Covid-19
[New Times] Gorillas are closely related to humans with similar anatomical and physiological features, and this makes them vulnerable to many of the same diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Injury burdens and care delivery in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kigali, Rwanda: a prospective interrupted cross-sectional study - Uwamahoro C, Marqu ├ęs CG, Beeman A, Mutabazi Z, Twagirumukiza FR, Jing L, Ndebwanimana V, Uwamahoro D, Nkeshimana M, Tang OY, Naganathan S, Jarmale S, Stephen A, Aluisio AR.
This study evaluated epidemiological trends and care among injured patients pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Govt to Roll Out Second Dose Vaccination to Adults in Kigali
[New Times] Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) is set to start the second dose mass vaccination of Covid-19, targeting all people aged 18 and above in Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Ebola Vaccine Regimen Demonstrated Robust and Durable Immune Response in Adults and Children in Data Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., September 13, 2021 – Data from two papers published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases demonstrated that the Johnson & Johnson (the Company) Ebola vaccine regimen, Zabdeno® (Ad26.ZEBOV) and Mvabea® (MVA-BN-Filo), generated robust humoral (antibody) immune responses in adults and children (ages 1-17) with the immune responses persisting in adults for at least two years. The data also showed that booster vaccination with Ad26.ZEBOV, administered to adults two years after the initial vaccination, induced a strong anamnestic (immune) response within seven days. These findings support the p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 Survivors Encouraged to Undergo Physiotherapy Rehab
[New Times] Patients of severe Covid-19 effects, including respiratory difficulties are encouraged to undertake physiotherapy exercises as soon as they are discharged to ensure solid recuperation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Regional Tourism Body Mulls New Campaign to Revive Covid-19 Hit Sector
[New Times] The Kigali-based East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) will on Wednesday, September 15, launch a three-month campaign dubbed "Tembea Nyumbani", in four East African Community (EAC) partner states - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, in a new bid to spur regional tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Govt Pilots Universal Access to HIV Prevention Medicine
[New Times] Rwanda is piloting the possibilities of making HIV-prevention pills-which are currently only accessible to key populations in the country-available to all. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Babylon looks to expand health services to Rwandans without cellphones
The company is continuing to team up with Rwanda's National ID Agency to help folks register and access medical services.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Rwanda: What Are the Most Polluted Places in Kigali?
[New Times] Nyabugogo junction, Kisimenti roundabout and Kimironko are the most polluted areas in Kigali, according to the latest report from an air pollution monitoring system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Donations Insufficient, Africa Needs to Produce Vaccines - Kagame
[East African] Covid-19 vaccine donations will not cut it for Africa, and the continent needs to be serious about setting up vaccine manufacturing plants so as to end reliance on the West, Rwandan President Paul Kagame has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Eases Covid Restriction On Travellers From Uganda
[Monitor] Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has confirmed that the government of Rwanda has reduced the mandatory quarantine for passengers from Uganda to one day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Greece Donates 200,000 Astrazeneca Doses to Rwanda
[New Times] Rwanda through the ministry of defence on Friday received a consignment of 200,000 AstraZeneca doses from the Greek military. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: 44% Genocide Survivors in Bugesera Suffer From Depression - Report
[New Times] A collaborative report released on Thursday, September 2 has revealed that while 44 percent of the survivors aged over 45 years experience recurrent depression, 22 percent of the perpetrators who have served their sentence and been released for these crimes battle the same. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Rwanda Secures 108,000 Johnson & Johnson Doses
[New Times] Rwanda has acquired a total of 108,000 Johnson& Johnson single-shot Covid-19 vaccines through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Minister Gatabazi on Why Some Districts Were Kept Under Tight Curfew
[New Times] The Government during cabinet meeting, on Wednesday September 1, issued tight Covid-19 prevention measures for the districts of Burera, Gicumbi, Kirehe, Ngoma, Nyagatare, Nyamasheke, Nyaruguru, and Rwamagana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Physical Concerts Set to Return After 18 Months
[New Times] Physical concerts, festivals and exhibitions are set to return in the country, after almost one and half years of restriction due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Why Rwanda Mining Registered Record Growth Despite Covid-19
[New Times] Despite production disruptions, Rwanda's mining sector export revenues grew up to $730 million, against an initial target of $600 million last year, according to official data from the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: The Deadly Impact of the Pandemic On Mental Health
[East African] The worries and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic have had a profound impact on mental health. Experts are saying the effects will become even more profound in the coming years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Afrobasket2021 - Cameroon-South Sudan Game Canceled Due to Covid-19 Protocols
[New Times] FIBA has canceled the game between Cameroon and South Sudan that was scheduled to take place today, August 25. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Mental Healthcare - Five Things That Need to Be Done to Fix Gaps
[New Times] Suicide data released by the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB)'s Spokesperson Thierry Murangira this past weekend provoked the need for open conversations about mental health issues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Where to Get Your First Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine in Kigali
[New Times] Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) has published a list of all sites in Kigali where anyone aged 18 and above can get their first jab of Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: New Rwanda FDA Boss Speaks Out on Priorities, Vaccine Production
[New Times] Last week, the Senate approved the appointment of Dr Emile Bienvenue as the new Director General of Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (Rwanda FDA), after he was appointed by a Cabinet meeting of August 11. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: What You Should Know About New Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign
[New Times] The Ministry of Health on Monday, August 23 kicked-off the third phase of the vaccination campaign that targets the general population aged 18 and above, starting with the City of Kigali. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How the Afrobasket Tourney Will Be Played Under Covid-19 Guidelines
[New Times] The Afrobasket championship contested by senior national teams of African nations will be unfolding in Kigali, Rwanda from August 24 to September 5. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Gasabo - More Than 18,000 Tipped Against Early Pregnancies
[New Times] A three-week programme on sexual reproductive health and the fight against early pregnancies was concluded on Saturday, August 21. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda's Covid Death Toll Passes 1,000
[New Times] The number of people who have died of Covid-19 in Rwanda has passed 1000, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday, August 20. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Africa Ramps Up Vaccine Drive As Covid Cases Surge
[DW] Africa has vaccinated more than 50 million people against COVID. However, that figure is way below other continents. As a result, countries such as Kenya and Rwanda are pushing for partial vaccination mandates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Govt Launches Door-to-Door Covid-19 Vaccination for Vulnerable Groups
[East African] Rwanda has launched door-to-door Covid-19 vaccinations for vulnerable groups, including the elderly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

On the loneliness and dissonance of being a survivor of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi - Schimmel N.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Allows Church Services, Weddings As It Eases Covid Rules
[East African] Rwanda has eased Covid-19 restrictions after a gradual a drop in infections with the positivity rate dropping from 10 to 4 percent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: How Covid-19 Lockdowns and Car-Free Days Affected Air Pollution in Kigali
[The Conversation Africa] Rising levels of vehicle traffic, industrial activity and urban sprawl are contributing to rising levels of air pollution across the global South. This is particularly the case in cities where urbanisation is progressing fastest. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suspect in Fire at French Cathedral Is Arrested in Killing of a Priest
The arrest of the suspect, a Rwandan asylum-seeker facing deportation, fueled criticism of the government’s immigration laws by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique insurgency: Key port retaken from insurgents - Rwanda
Mocímboa da Praia was the Islamist militants' last stronghold in northern Mozambique, Rwanda says. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Twenty-Three Rwandans Deported From Uganda, Four Test Positive for Covid-19
[New Times] A total of 23 Rwandans were on Friday, August 6, deported from Uganda after being illegally detained in the neighbouring country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: The Adoption of Video-Assisted Technology for Lung Surgery
[New Times] A team of thoracic surgeons from different countries headed by Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas had a two-day training visit at King Faisal Hospital (KFH) to introduce a uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) technique in Rwanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Govt Lifts Kigali Lockdown, Strict Measures Remain
[East African] Rwanda has lifted a 15-day lockdown effective August 1 and reimposed strict guidelines to contain Covid-19 infections that have been on the rise since June. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Gasabo District Launches Campaign Against Teen Pregnancy
[New Times] Gasabo district this week embarked on a campaign aimed at sensitizing the youth in the district against teen pregnancy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 29, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news