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How Rwanda could become one of the first countries to wipe out cervical cancer

The Guardian 18 Aug 2022
About 40 women are at Rubona health centre, in Huye district, Rwanda, for their first screening for human papillomavirus (HPV), an ...

Salem State teacher pipeline gets $10 million cash infusion from Cummings

Gloucester Times 16 Aug 2022
SALEMSalem State University is getting a huge cash infusion, in the amount of $10 million, to its teacher training pipeline ... "They need to be licensed ... Salem State joins five other colleges to receive gifts of at least $10 million from Cummings, including Endicott College in Beverly and a health sciences school in Rwanda. A battered pipeline ... .

Ginkgo Bioworks and the Rwanda Development Board Announce Plans to Develop and Implement New Biosecurity ...

Victoria Advocate 11 Aug 2022
The initial goal of the planned partnership is to support Rwanda's public health institutions as they work to address biosecurity challenges in the region ... "We deeply appreciate Rwanda's leadership working to define a new era of biosecurity, and we are incredibly excited to use ...

The Hill’s Morning Report — With a spring in his step, Biden heads for vacation

The Hill 11 Aug 2022
The easing of inflation is continuing a trend for Biden, who is reveling in recent good news, including narrow passage by the Senate on Sunday of a $740 billion measure focused on prescription drug pricing, health care costs and climate change ... PDT with California state legislators and advocates to discuss reproductive health care.

African startups hit Europe, elsewhere

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 Aug 2022
The drone medical delivery service was first developed in Rwanda and Ghana. The company now primarily operates in the U.S., in partnership with Novant Health and customers including Walmart.

Localise global health to transform Africa’s healthcare systems

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Aug 2022
The African Union is making progress in health security by strengthening domestic health manufacturing capacity for medical products and medical supplies and ensuring the quality of medicines made and sold across the continent, through the creation of the African Medicines Agency to be hosted in Rwanda.

Rwanda: Rwanda Welcomes Visit of Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

All Africa 05 Aug 2022
We look forward to further strengthening the bilateral relationship between Rwanda and ...

UNFPA global innovation awards: 10 projects that will change lives of women and girls

United Nations 04 Aug 2022
Examples of winning designs ranged from a portable diagnostic system for pre-eclampsia, to a board game that disseminates information on sexual and reproductive health and rights ... Urukundo Life Skills Board Game is the first ever licensed low-tech educational game in Rwanda that disseminates information on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

From Kuala Lumpur To Kampala: The Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting Concludes

OWP 03 Aug 2022
... Rwanda’s capital, Kigali ... Despite addressing topics such as health care, climate change and the war in Ukraine, discussions of host-country Rwanda’s human rights abuses, which many feel are misaligned with the Commonwealth’s overall goals, were glaringly absent (New York Times).

‘Enough is enough’: the fight to elect women to Papua New Guinea’s men-only parliament

The Observer 31 Jul 2022
She won the highest vote of any woman in the country, albeit not enough ... Papua New Guinea election violence ... Read more ... Photograph ... And we have only one wing – the men– and we can’t fly.” She showed charts from Rwanda – “a Black country” – showing health and education indexes going up and corruption going down since women there gained political power ... .

How social protection systems facilitate demographic change in Sub-Saharan Africa

Phys Dot Org 29 Jul 2022
They can lift the most vulnerable out of poverty, accelerate progress in education, health and nutrition, and thus indirectly impact the average number of children per woman ... For example, with the introduction of community-based health insurance, Rwanda has been able to insure over 95 percent of its population within ten years.

Daughter of imprisoned ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero to testify on spyware at House hearing

The Hill 27 Jul 2022
gave $147 million in foreign aid to Rwanda in 2021 alone, Reuters reported ... funding to Rwanda.  ... “We’re grateful for this five minutes, but we know that he’s not okay and we know that, every single day that he’s illegally detained in Rwanda, his health is deteriorating, and we are frightened to lose him,” she said.

Rwanda, Senegal issue vaccination certificates using SMART health card

New Business Ethiopia 26 Jul 2022
This week the Governments of Rwanda and Senegal began issuing vaccination certificates for COVID-19 using the SMART Health Card standard ... Speaking at the launch event held in Kigali, Rwanda, on Thursday, July 21, 2022, the Minister of Health for Rwanda, Dr.

Diabetes and high blood pressure: why are ‘urban’ diseases affecting refugees?

The Guardian 25 Jul 2022
... are growing – and even children are affected The profile of people registering at the two health centres in Mahama refugee camp, Rwanda, is changing.

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