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Health

Pharmacy Expert Prof. Pierre Claver Kayumba Passes On

Pharmacy Expert Prof. Pierre Claver Kayumba Passes On

Rwanda has lost an important person in the area of pharmacy who contributed quite a lot in the country’s education and research, Pierre Claver Kayumba over a yet to…

Rwanda Launches Rwf 800M ‘Cardiac Cath Lab’

Rwanda Launches Rwf 800M ‘Cardiac Cath Lab’

The Government’s efforts to improve the health sector have moved a further step with the establishment of the first cardiac catheterization laboratory that helps to diagnose, treat, correct heart…

Hamwe Festival 2020: How UGHE Seeks to Use Arts as Alternative Medicine for Mental Health

Hamwe Festival 2020: How UGHE Seeks to Use Arts as Alternative Medicine for Mental Health

Bill Ruzima, 20, is a performing artist who is little known in the Rwandan music industry but has been singing since age six and has always had an ambition to…

Community Health Insurance Subscription Hits 81.1% Amidst Covid-19

Community Health Insurance Subscription Hits 81.1% Amidst Covid-19

Rwanda Social Security Board –RSSB has published the status of subscription of the community based health insurance (CBHI) 2020/2021 which has reached 81.1% at national level as of…

NCDs Increasingly Killing More People in Rwanda -Dr Ngamije

NCDs Increasingly Killing More People in Rwanda -Dr Ngamije

The Minister of Health Dr Daniel Ngamije says Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) have become a huge burden for the country, killing more people than any other cause of death, calling…

Rwanda on Course to Regularise Commercial Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Rwanda on Course to Regularise Commercial Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

Rwanda is on course to join several African countries that are cashing in on the commercial production of Cannabis following the passing of the National Pharmaceutical Product Pricing and Containment…

District Hospitals Want Government Intervention on Unpaid Bills 

District Hospitals Want Government Intervention on Unpaid Bills 

The Parliament has tasked the government to seek a solution in a financial disagreement in which districts are grappling with claiming payments from services rendered in the community health insurance…

Good News In 2020, As Africa is Declared Free Of One Virus, Polio

Good News In 2020, As Africa is Declared Free Of One Virus, Polio

It has been grievously accused, but in its defence, 2020 might say that it does not bring about events, it merely embraces whatever comes. And it might add that while…

World Hepatitis Day: WHO Calls For Eradication of Hepatitis B Among the Newborns 

World Hepatitis Day: WHO Calls For Eradication of Hepatitis B Among the Newborns 

On 28 July, 2020, the world celebrates world hepatitis day with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling upon governments to focus on preventing the disease among mothers and newborns.  According…

COVID-19 Worse, STIs Yet Another Threat

COVID-19 Worse, STIs Yet Another Threat

On eve of Christmas last year, James Munyakazi* (not real name) a taxi-moto operator in Kigali had managed to save Rwf50,000 for Christmas celebration. With a group of…