Rwanda - Inshuti Mu Buzima

Inshuti Mu Buzima (“Partners In Health” in the Rwandan national language, Kinyarwanda) is the first PIH project in Africa. PIH's intervention in Rwanda consciously replicates the model that has proven successful in central Haiti.

News

Heading off a population crisis

How Rwanda is focusing on a national family planning strategy — and why other countries should take note.

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"To be short: fee-based health care is inequitable. If we were to remove these fees, 233,000 children in 20 African countries would be saved from preventable deaths this year.”

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Protecting Africa’s children

PIH’s work with orphaned and vulnerable children in Malawi, Rwanda, and Lesotho.

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Watch Paul Farmer, Desmond Tutu, Joe Madiath, and Cecilia Flores-Oebanda speak at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship.

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PIH co-founder Paul Farmer addresses treating chronic diseases like cancer and asthma in developing countries.

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Video: Training for Health

"Training is like a light; we can't do our work without it."

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Partners In Health and Doris Duke Foundation partner to renovate community health centers.

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A new project constructs homes for a pygmy community in northern Rwanda.

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How diseases like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes afflict the young and destitute.

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The first national training for quick methods of screening and treating a growing problem in the developing world.

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Blog

The first national training for quick methods of screening and treating a growing problem in the developing world.

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View a photo gallery of PIH’s work with the local government to support an impoverished community of Twa (pygmy) families.

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PIH’s Léonce Byimana recounts ribbon-cutting; gives an update on Rwanda’s Twa community.

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Testing positive for HIV was just one of 14-year-old Jean de Dieu’s worries.

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Allows PIH and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to rev up new programs.

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Fundraiser will benefit HIV prevention, care, and advocacy work in Rwanda.

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Ranked with 14 other international NGO “implementers,” including Habitat for Humanity and Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

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CNN segment focuses on Butaro Hospital’s work to improve maternal health in rural Rwanda.

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A reflection from Rwanda on the first day of the country’s Genocide Memorial Week.

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A blog post from Project Muso, a PIH-supported project in Mali.

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Research Articles

Publication date: 01/01/06
by Furin JJ, Mitnick CD, Mukherjee J, Sloutsky A, Epino H, Stulac S, Drobac P, Farmer PE, Rich ML
East African Medical Journal. 2006.

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Manuals


Publication date: 12/01/09
by Hind Satti and Kwonjune Seung.
World Health Organization

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Publication date: 06/01/06
by Partners In Health; Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School; Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women's Hospital; François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health (2006)

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Publication date: 01/01/03

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Essays


Publication date: 10/23/06
by Farmer PE, Nizeye B, Stulac S, Keshavjee S
PLoS Medicine. 2006;3(10):e449

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Books

Newsletters


Publication date: 05/05/10
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 10/14/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 09/16/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 08/12/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/01/06
by Paul Farmer
Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/01/05
by Paul Farmer
Partners In Health

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