HCP Educational Schizophrenia Video Booklet: An Introduction to Schizophrenia

Year of Publication: 2021

This booklet and video script accompany a series of four videos featuring a senior Rwandan psychiatrist. The videos were created to support healthcare professionals (HCPs) to ensure that they can confidently support patients with schizophrenia to achieve the best outcomes.

This video serves as the introduction to the series.

Each of the four video modules is described below.

Module 1: Treating Schizophrenia: A summation of clinical practice guidelines around diagnosis, initial evaluation, and treatment

Module 2: FGAs and SGAs: What You Need to Know: Serves as a refresher on Second Generation Anti-psychotics (SGAs), compares FGAs to SGAs, emphasizes the benefits of different choices available

Module 3: Collaborating With Patients: A tutorial on communicating, active listening, and goal setting with patients to optimize treatment

Module 4: Preparing for a Better Future: A guide to help HCPs improve long-term outcomes that focuses on relapse prevention and adherence to treatment

Distribution will be to psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses in the (12) national and provincial hospitals in the first phase and more broadly in the longer-term.

The script for this video can be found here.

This booklet and video script accompany a series of four videos featuring a senior Rwandan psychiatrist. The videos were created to support healthcare professionals (HCPs) to ensure that they can confidently support patients with schizophrenia to achieve the best outcomes.

This video serves as the introduction to the series.

Each of the four video modules is described below.

Module 1: Treating Schizophrenia: A summation of clinical practice guidelines around diagnosis, initial evaluation, and treatment

Module 2: FGAs and SGAs: What You Need to Know: Serves as a refresher on Second Generation Anti-psychotics (SGAs), compares FGAs to SGAs, emphasizes the benefits of different choices available

Module 3: Collaborating With Patients: A tutorial on communicating, active listening, and goal setting with patients to optimize treatment

Module 4: Preparing for a Better Future: A guide to help HCPs improve long-term outcomes that focuses on relapse prevention and adherence to treatment

Distribution will be to psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses in the (12) national and provincial hospitals in the first phase and more broadly in the longer-term.

The script for this video can be found here.

HCP Educational Schizophrenia Video Accompaniment Booklets

Year of Publication: 2021

These booklets accompany four videos featuring a senior Rwandan psychiatrist, and were created to support healthcare professionals (HCPs) to ensure that they can confidently support patient care to achieve the best outcomes. Each video module is described below.

Module 1: Treating Schizophrenia: A summation of clinical practice guidelines around diagnosis, initial evaluation, and treatment

Module 2: FGAs and SGAs: What You Need to Know: Serves as a refresher on Second Generation Anti-psychotics (SGAs), compares FGAs to SGAs, emphasizes the benefits of different choices available

Module 3: Collaborating With Patients: A tutorial on communicating, active listening, and goal setting with patients to optimize treatment

Module 4: Preparing for a Better Future: A guide to help HCPs improve long-term outcomes that focuses on relapse prevention and adherence to treatment

Distribution will be to psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses in the (12) national and provincial hospitals in the first phase and more broadly in the longer-term.

These booklets accompany four videos featuring a senior Rwandan psychiatrist, and were created to support healthcare professionals (HCPs) to ensure that they can confidently support patient care to achieve the best outcomes. Each video module is described below.

Module 1: Treating Schizophrenia: A summation of clinical practice guidelines around diagnosis, initial evaluation, and treatment

Module 2: FGAs and SGAs: What You Need to Know: Serves as a refresher on Second Generation Anti-psychotics (SGAs), compares FGAs to SGAs, emphasizes the benefits of different choices available

Module 3: Collaborating With Patients: A tutorial on communicating, active listening, and goal setting with patients to optimize treatment

Module 4: Preparing for a Better Future: A guide to help HCPs improve long-term outcomes that focuses on relapse prevention and adherence to treatment

Distribution will be to psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses in the (12) national and provincial hospitals in the first phase and more broadly in the longer-term.

Poster to Beat COVID-19

Year of Publication: 2020

The poster was conceived and disseminated by the Ministry of Health in Rwanda. It intends to reinforce official existing efforts aiming at halting the spread of COVID-19 within Rwanda.

The key messages focus on reminding the public remain strict on prevention measures such as:

– Wear properl the mask in the public, all the time

– Wash your hands often

-Practice physical distancing

-Comply with the official carfew hours

– Avoid unnecessary mass gatherings

Iyi Poster yatekerejwe kandi inakwirakwizwa na Minisiteri y’Ubuzima mu Rwanda. Ibumbatiye ubutumwa bugamije gukangurira abaturarwanda kutirara ndetse no gukomera ku ngamba zo kurwanya Ikwirakwira za Koronavirusi ku butaka bw’u Rwanda. Mu byo twibutswa harimo:

– Kwambara neza agapfukamunwa, igihe cyose turi mu bandi ;

– Gukaraba intoki kenshi kandi neza ;

– Gusiga Intera ya metero imwe hagati yawe n’abandi;

– Ubahiriza amasaha y’Ingendo zemewe;

– Irinde ahantu hahurira abantu benshi.

Rwanda Public Health Bulletin Issue #2

Year of Publication: 2019

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:

  1. Ebola preparedness
  2. Pre-anesthesia preparation
  3. Perception of health care services
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  5. Indoor air pollution
  6. Cornea bank and transplantation

Rwanda Public Health Bulletin ni ikinyamakuru cya Minisiteri y’ubuzima mu Rwanda

Minisiteri yatangije iki kinyamakuri igamije kuvanaho icyuho mu gihe ibyavuye mu bushashakatsi byamaraga bitarasangizwa Impuguke mu by’ubuzima, abashakashatsi , ndetse n’Inzego zifata ibyemezo.

Iki kinyamakuru cyatangijwe ku mugaragaro na Minisitiri w’Ubuzima Nyakubahwa Dr Diane Gashumba , muri Werurwe 2019, kuri Hoteli Serena i Kigali.

Nomero ya mbere y’iki kinyamakuru yasohotse mu kwezi muri Werurwe 2019 ikaba ikubiyemo ibyavuye mu bushashatsi bikurikira:

1.Imyiteguro ku ndwara ya Ebola

2.Ibitegurwa mbere yo gutera Ikinya

3.Uko serivisi zitangirwa kwa muganga zifatwa

4.Ihungabana Nyuma y’agahinda gakabije

5.Ihumana ry’Umwuka wo mu nzu

How Apheresis Blood Donation Works

Year of Publication: 2019

This flyer provides information on how Apheresis blood donation works.

Apheresis(ay-fu-ee-sis) is an automated blood collection technology that allows a blood donor to give specific blood compnents, such as platelets, plasma and red cells.

The flyer also provides information on:

  • Who can donate on Apheresis?
  • What is Apheresis?
  • The Aphesis donation process?
  • How often can I donate blood?

Aka kadepuliya gatanga amakuru ukeneye ku bijyanye n’Ibyo ukeneye kumenya kuri gahunda y’Igihungu yo gutanga amaraso agenewe Indembe ziyakeneye kwa muganga hakoreshejwe uburyo bwo gutanga Igice kimwe mu bigize Amaraso Hakoreshejwe Imashini Yabigenewe .

Nusoma aka kadepuliya uramenya :

1. Imashini ya Aferezi ikora ite?

2.Ni nde watangira amaraso kuri Aferezi?

3.Kuki ukwiye udufashi kuri Aferezi?

4.Umuntu yongera gutanga udufashi nyuma y’igihe kingana iki?

Stop Ebola: Signs and Symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease

Year of Publication: 2019

This poster is printed and disseminated by the Ministry of Health in Rwanda. It was conceived and produced when there was an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

It is directed to the people living near the borders between Rwanda and DRC, and is intended for use to educate people on how to prevent Evola.

This poster provides information on:

  1. How Ebola is contracted
  2. Signs and symptoms of Ebola
  3. The Toll Free number to call to report suspected cases of Ebola

Iyi Posteri yakozwe kandi ikwirakwizwa na Minisiteri y’Ubuzima mu Rwanda. Iyi Positeri yatekerejwe mu mwaka wa 2018 igihe Ebola yagaragaraga mu gihugu gituranyi cya Repubulika Iharanira Demokarasi ya Kongo. Iyi positeri yometse henshi ku mipaka y’u Rwanda na Kongo. Iyi positeri itanga amakuru ukeneye kumenya ku:

1. Uko Ebola yandura.

2. Ibimenyetso bya Ebola

3.Nomero wahamagara ku buntu mu gihe ushaka gutanga amakuru kuri Ebola

Rwanda Compass Ribbon Cutting

Year of Publication: 2019

Official launching of the Rwanda Compass.

Serena Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda

July 23, 2019

Murakoze!

Public Notice on Ebola July 2019

Year of Publication: 2019

This is a public notice issued by the Government of Rwanda through its Ministry of Health (MoH) about the Ebola epidemic.

The Ministry published this notice in order to inform Rwandan citizens that the EVD case which was reported in the neighbouring town of Goma, DRC, should not be of concern. It states that the Government of Rwanda, in collaboration with the health authorities in DRC, have established preventive measures to halt the spread of the virus in Rwanda. It also states that no case of Ebola has ever occurred in Rwanda.

The MoH urges citizens to intensify preventive measures including cleanliness and screening after visiting areas affected by the disease.

Iri ni Itangazo ryatanzwe na Ministeri y’Ubuzima mu Rwanda ikimara kumenyako mu mujyi wa Goma ,uhana imbibi n’umujyi wa Gisenyi mu Rwanda ,hagaragaye umuntu wanduye Ebola. Leta y’ u Rwanda ibinyujije muri Ministeri yayo y’Ubuzima yihutiye guhumuriza abanyarwanda ko nta Ebola yageze mu Rwanda. Yabamenyesheje ko mu bufatanye na Leta ya Congo Kinshasa ,Ingamba zo gukumira ikwirakwira rya Ebola zarushijeho gukazwa. Ministeri yaboneyeho kongera kwibutsa abaturarwanda kurushaho gukaza ingamba zo kwirinda kwandura Ebola no gutangira Amakuru ku gihe hari uwiyumvisheho cg uketsweho Ibimenyetso bya Ebola

WHO Recommended Guidelines for Epidemic Preparedness and Response: Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (EHF)

Year of Publication: 2019

These guidelines are designed to inform about the key facts for fighting Ebola.

The guidelines were issued and revised when there was an Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and DRC.

Information provided includes:

  • What is the Ebola virus
  • Signs and symptoms of Ebola
  • How to bury Ebola victims

WHO recommended Guidelines for Epidemic Preparedness and Response: Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (EHF) Ni Gahunda yaguye y’Ishami rya UN rishinzwe ubuzima igamije gukangurira ibihugu byose by’Isi uko byakitwara mu rwego rwo gukumira virusi ya Ebola

Iyi politiki yashyizweho igihe Ebola yari yibasiye ibihugu bya Sierra Leane,Liberiya, na Repubulika Iharanira Demokarasi ya Kongo.

Muri iyi politiki kandi wabonamo amakuru ajyanye :

1. Ebola ni iki?

2. Ibimenyetso bya Ebola

3.Uko bashyingura uwishwe na Ebola

4.Uko uwakize Ebola agaruka mu muryango

East African Documentary on Palliative Care

Year of Publication: 2019

This documentary was produced by a professional film company and is intended to stress the importance of palliative care for the needy people in East African countries (Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya).

It describes what palliative care is, how community-based palliative care providers help those in need, and the specific needs of East African countries.

East African Documentary on Palliative Care ni Filimi Mbarankuru yakozwe na kompanyi yabigize umwuga. Iyi filimi igamije kugaragaza uko serivisi yo kwita ku bantu bafite indwara zidakira ihagaze mu karere k’Afurika y’iburasirazuba(Uganda,Rwanda,Kenya,na Tanzaniya)

Iyi filimi iraguha amakuru:

1. Kwita kubarwaye indwara zidakira

2.Guha serivisi urwaye indwara zidakira mu rugo iwe

3.Akarere k’Africa y’Iburasirazuba