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Coronavirus delays AIDS elimination in Africa: WHO Africa

Anadolu Agency 07 Dec 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday a delay in African countries in eliminating AIDS and difficulties that worsen the situation ... The UN health agency reported that only Botswana, Cabo Verde, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe are on track to meet the 95-95-95 targets by 2025.

Interview: African countries should emulate Rwanda's recent development success by crafting country-specific governance system 06 Dec 2021
"Rwanda has been one of the most tormented countries in history ... According to the scholar, for African countries to replicate the recent success of Rwanda, they need to set their core national priorities going forward in the form of ensuring health security, education and protection of citizens, among others.

Babylon Launches AI in Rwanda in Next Step Towards Digitising Healthcare in Rwanda

The Maryville Daily Times 03 Dec 2021
BBLN) (“Babylon”) -- a world leading company reengineering how people engage with their health at every step of the care continuum -- has launched its AI-powered triage tool in Rwanda to further digitise the Rwandan healthcare system ... culture and health system pathways.

Rwanda to start giving Covid booster jabs

Business Ghana 30 Nov 2021
Rwanda’s health ministry has announced that it will start giving third doses to the elderly and those who have underlying conditions starting on Tuesday.

Rwanda’s envoy hails UAE support to fight Covid-19

Gulf Daily News 29 Nov 2021
Rwanda reported the first Covid-19 case on 14th March 2020 ... In June 2020, Rwanda shifted the case management approach towards decentralisation and scaling-up capacities for public health and other interventions to respond to Covid-19, using existing platforms such as the use of Community Health Workers among others.

Focas wins Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation award in Rwanda

Joy Online 29 Nov 2021
An innovative software for real time customer feedback and staff performance monitoring, Focas has been adjudged the most innovative software in tourism and hospitality at the Africa Tourism Leadership forum ATLF2021 during the Rwanda Tourism Week exhibition and conference held in Kigali.

Rwanda reinstates mandatory quarantine to limit new COVID-19 variant

Xinhua 27 Nov 2021
A health worker ... Speaking earlier on Rwanda Television, Rwandan Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said additional measures will be announced in the coming days as scientists carry out tests to determine whether the mutation is more transmissible or infectious than other variants.

Poor pay forcing Ugandan doctors to flee to other countries

Anadolu Agency 26 Nov 2021
Luswata said there are more than 2,700 in Uganda but they are not employed and are planning to move to other countries, most likely the UK, US, Kenya, Rwanda and Botswana. Hundreds of doctors and other health care workers move from Uganda every year after qualifying in ...

KKigali-based agriculture startup AflaSight, partners launch innovative projects to improve maize quality in Rwanda

Algeria Times 24 Nov 2021
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Kigali-based agriculture startup AflaSight, and research firm Vanguard Economics launched two innovative pilot projects to help farmers and grain traders reduce the prevalence of aflatoxins in crops and grains in Rwanda.

Senior Program Manager, Health Systems Strengthening

Reliefweb 22 Nov 2021
CHAI Rwanda's Sustainable Health Financing ... Lead CHAI Rwanda Sustainable Health Financing, Primary Health Care and other Systems Strengthening programs and shape CHAI Rwanda health financing and public health portfolio together with the rest of CHAI Rwanda Senior Management Team.

WFP and IFC to promote Health and Food Security in Rwanda

Algeria Times 22 Nov 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that over 500 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are exposed to aflatoxin's serious long-term health effects. In Rwanda, agro-processors struggle to source locally grown, high-quality maize that is not contaminated and rely mostly on imports.

Supply Chain Officer, Capacity Building

Reliefweb 22 Nov 2021
The Supply Chain and Logistics Team is responsible for supplying Partners In Health (PIH) sites with medical and programmatic equipment, supplies, and pharmaceuticals ... Participate in building supply chain management curricula at the University of Global Health Equity, located in Rwanda and founded by Partners In Health.

Reducing aflatoxin in crops in Rwanda

New Business Ethiopia 19 Nov 2021
To help farmers and grain traders reduce the prevalence of aflatoxins in crops and grains in Rwanda, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and partners today launched two innovative pilot projects aimed at improving maize quality in the country ... The World Health ...

WFP's USDA McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program's Support in Rwanda 2016-2021, Decentralized Evaluation Report (November 9, 2021)

Reliefweb 19 Nov 2021
The primary users of the evaluation are WFP Rwanda and its partners, World Vision, Gardens for Health International, and Rwanda Biomedical Centre, to understand programme performance and obtain insights to inform future design; the Rwanda Ministry of Education (MINEDUC), Ministry ...

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