CMHS is received visitors from the University of Michigan to discuss areas of partnership

The Principal of UR-CMHS Associate Professor Jeanne KAGWIZA today on 28th September 2021 hosted two delegates from the University of Michigan USA DISCUSS areas in which the two institutions can collaborate. The meeting was also attended by the Dean and Deputy Dean of the school of nursing and midwifery, the Director of CHUK teaching hospital and the head of department, midwifery at CMHS. The identified prospective areas under consideration include : Expanding Research Capacity in Family Planning (FP), Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC), and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)...

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CMHStrained more epidemiologists in collaboration with RBC

UR-CMHS trainedmore Field Epidemiology Network frontline staff that have graduated after completing the Rwanda FETP frontline course. The two cohorts 3&4 were composed of staff from 10 districts over 30 in Rwanda. Each district had three to five trainees selected based on their role directly linked to public health promotion, disease prevention, control and response at district level. The occasion was attended by officials that included the Head of disease prevention and control atRwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) Dr. Albert Tuyishime and the Principalof UR-CMHS, Associate Professor...

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UR-CMHS joined the world to celebrate the World Environmental Health Day

Since 2011, September 26 is observed annually as World Environmental Health Day across the globe. It was established that year by the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH), a body of 44 member states, with a goal to raise awareness regarding the health of our environment. It is in that aspect that staff and students from the School of Public Health, Department of Environment Health, UR-CMHS joined the public and campus community at Remera campus in raising awareness on environmental health. Every year, the occasion is marked under a special theme, with that for...

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Principal thanked Humanity & Inclusion for their support to UR-CMHS

Humanity &Inclusion’s support aimed at supporting the policies and initiatives of public authorities and civil society and the University of Rwanda as a training institution for health professionals to advance the rights of people with disabilities and others living in particularly vulnerable circumstances. Areas of Partnership Humanity and Inclusion has had with UR-CMHS include : • Support to the Mental health program • Physical rehabilitation, prosthetics and orthotics and Occupation Therapy. In addition, Humanity & Inclusion has implemented actions to improve the prevention and...

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UR held its 7th graduation in a colorful ceremony

The University of Rwanda held its long-awaited graduation for the classes of 2019 and 2020 in a ceremony held on Friday, August 27. This was the seventh graduation ceremony to be hosted by the university since it was created through a merger of seven public institutions of higher learning, Due to Covid-19 restrictions, less than 100 people attended the physical event at Kigali Cultural Exhibition Village, while the rest of the graduands attended virtually. A total of 8,908 students graduated from the university’s six colleges, among these 3,345 are female. The university awarded...

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CMHS received a donation of equipment from UNFPA

The University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences received a donation of computer laptops and simulation equipment for the midwifery department, under this support staff in the department are also being supported to pursue their Masters degrees programme. CMHS received a donation of equipment from UNFPA Midwifery students will now have their practical sessions from the Campus simulation labs saving both time and money they used to spend for clinical placements at various hospitals. Students interviewed expressed their gratitude to the UNFPA for their continued...

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