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29 March 2010

UN governing bodies learnt from Rwanda kitchen gardens and model school

Bugesera, March 26th 2010 - The visiting delegation of diplomats representing the boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP made a visit to the ‘kitchen garden' nutrition project at Mareba Health center... Read more

15 February 2010

UNFPA donates hygienic kits to women returnees

The activity is aimed at supporting women and their families while they resume their normal life back in their respective villages. The transit camp receives mainly returnees from the Democratic... Read more

18 January 2010

UNFPA donates ICT equipment to boost civil registration in Rwanda

he United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated ICT equipment consisting of 60 computers, 60 printers and 60 Uninterrupted Power Supply units (UPS) to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda... Read more

18 December 2009

16 days of activism: Together We CAN End Violence against Women

The United Nations in Rwanda joined the local institutions to celebrate 16 days of activism against Gender Violence from 25 November to 10 December. During those 16 days, several sensitisations... Read more

11 December 2009

World Aids Day celebrated by staff and their families

They rejoiced for the news released by UNAIDS Epidemic Update 2009 stating that new HIV infections are down by 17% -most progress seen in sub-Saharan Africa.Through testimonies, music, dances and... Read more

18 November 2009

UNFPA Rwanda Representative bids farewell to the First Lady

Mrs. Therese Zeba, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Resident Representative of Rwanda Country Office paid a courtesy call to bid farewell to the First Lady Tuesday November 17, ending a-... Read more

14 November 2009

No other choice than taking courageous action on gender

Rwanda was chosen to host the continental meeting for having achieved something no other country has ever done: produce a legislature in which women outnumber men.  56% of parliamentarians are female... Read more

17 October 2009

The Deputy Secretary General to the UN Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro will pay an official visit to Rwanda on the 19th - 20th August 2009. The purpose of her visit is to meet with H.E. the President of Rwanda... Read more

15 October 2009

Signs and symptoms of Influenza A H1N1

The incubation period for Influenza A (H1N1) is usually short from 1 to 3 days but may range from 2 to 7 days. The symptoms in humans are similar to the symptoms of seasonal influenza in humans and... Read more

12 October 2009

Infulenza A( H1N1) present in Rwanda now 6 cases confirmed

After that the Minister of Health confirmed 4 cases of Infulenza A (H1N1) (known as swine flue) last Saturday, 2 new cases were idintified.This brings the country's total cases to 6. According to... Read more