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Advancing Advocacy for HIV Prevention Research Funding in Rwanda

On November 30th, 2021 at Gorilla Hotel-Kigali; Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/AIDS and Health Promotion organized the Biomedical HIV Prevention Forum (BHPF) which is a biannual Forum which is considered as an official pre-conference of the International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa (ICASA) aiming at strengthening advocacy for biomedical HIV prevention research in Rwanda. The Mini BHPF hosted...

National Celebration of the International Safe Abortion Day

On the 28th September 2021 Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/IDS and Health Promotion  in a coalition with Health Development Intiative, Ihorere Munyarwanda Organization and Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights Development supported by Amplify Change have organized a National celebration of the International Safe Abortion Day in Ruhango District under the theme “Safe abortion is essential Health Care: Make unsafe...

Celebration of the Global Fund for 20 Years of life Saving work to defeat HIV, TB and Malaria and Strengthening Health systems

Rwanda is celebrating 20 years of life saving work to defeat HIV, TB and Malaria. Since 2003 Rwanda is one of the well-established and recurrent recipients of the Global Fund assistance and has made substantial progress in combating the three diseases . From the 7th – 13th September 2021 Rwanda hosted the Torch Caravan that was circulating across 20 African countries to acknowledge...

Celebration of World Hepatitis Day

28th July 2021 The world celebrates World Hepatitis Day under the theme  “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”, Civil Society Organizations noted a significant progress Rwanda has made in implementing HCV control measures, including early screening of blood supply. World Hepatitis Day is an occasion that reminds us to stay aware and informed about hepatitis. Every 30 seconds a person dies from hepatitis...

Distribution of food and hygiene materials to Vulnerable populations during COVID-19

Vulnerable populations including LGBTI Community, Sex Workers, Young mothers, vulnerable families with children under 5 years got support of food and hygiene materials during COVID-19 period The coalition of 4 organizations namely: Strive Foundation Rwanda (SFR), Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/AIDS and Health Promotion (RNGOF on HIV/AIDS & HP), Health Development Initiative (HDI) and Ihorere Munyarwanda Organization (IMRO) with funding...

Nyarugenge: Member Organizations of Rwanda NGOs Forum supported Genocide survivors with food commodities

Member Organizations of Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/AIDS and Health Promotion working in the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Health Promotion and Human Rights supported with food commodities to the Survivors of the 1994 Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The food support was delivered to 136 households for Survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda who are...

Study reveals 13% of HIV infections among drug users in Kigali

A baseline study conducted by Rwanda NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS and Health Promotion (RNGOF on HIV/AIDS & HP) has shown that there is 13% of HIV infections among drug users in Kigali. The initiative was made with the support of Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) and OPEN SOCIETY INITIATIVE FOR EAST AFRICA (OSIEA) by organizing a Validation workshop of the key...

New Report Urges Rwanda’s Justice Sector to Deliver Effective Services

The Justice sector of Rwanda has launched a new report dubbed ‘Backward looking joint sector review’ that reminds all stakeholders in the sector to deliver effective services related to justice, crime prevention and legal aid. The Backward Looking Joint Sector Review Report of justice sector is one of the reports done by the justice sector with the role of every...