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The Rwanda Public Health Bulletin is a publication of Ministry of Health in Rwanda. This publication was created as a way to share timely and useful medical research findings for health professionals, researchers, and policy makers.

The Bulletin was officially inaugurated by Honarable Minister of Health Dr Diane Gashumba at Kigali Serena Hotel in March 2019.

Issue #3 highlights on the ICASA 2019 Rwanda and insights on how Rwanda Achieved the 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets.

Other topics are:

The Rwanda Public Health Bulletin is a publication of Ministry of Health in Rwanda. This publication was created as a way to share medical research findings which would timely and useful for health professionals, researchers, and policy makers.

The Bulletin was officially inaugurated by Honarable Minister of Health Dr Diane Gashumba at Kigali Serena Hotel in March 2019.

Issue #2 was published in September 2019 and covers the following topics:

The Rwanda Public Health Bulletin is a publication of Ministry of Health in Rwanda. It was initiated to share medical research findings which would be timely and useful for health professionals, researchers, and policy makers.

The Bulletin was officially inaugurated by Honorable Minister of Health Dr Diane Gashumba at Kigali Serena Hotel in March 2019.

Issue number one was published in March 2019 and covers medical research findings on these topics:

This video was created by the Ministry of Health in Rwanda.

It instructs mothers and parents on the topics of:
1. Proper diet during pregnancy
2. Do's and don't s during pregnancy
3. Number prenatal care visits during pregnancy
4. Breastfeeding
5. Care of babies during their First 1000 Days of Life

This brochure was developed by the HIV Division of the Rwanda Ministry of Health.  It intends to teach mothers who are infected by HIV how to protect their babies from contracting the disease while delivering. This was developed in 2016 and was distributed to all health centers in Rwanda.

The material provides brief information on:

  • What is HIV
  • How HIV is contracted
  • How the infected mother can protect her baby while delivering

This strategy is part of the Rwandan national initiative intending to significantly reduce malaria morbidity and mortality. The program has behavior change at its foundation, and it requires people to adopt the necessary behaviors to achieve malaria pre-elimination. In order to carry out this work, massive community mobilization is required.

Case management of malaria has undergone profound changes over the years since the introduction and widespread use of rapid diagnostic testing (RDT) and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT). Recent years have seen the evolution of home management of malaria, community-based management of malaria and integrated community case management (iCCM) of malaria packages.