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Get messages about puberty, sex, HIV and pregnancy on your mobile

Receiving accurate information about puberty, sex, pregnancy, HIV, STIs and pregnancy prevention methods on your mobile phone is now possible thanks to the “Mobile for Reproductive Health (M4RH) Program”. This program was launched by Imbuto Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, on Saturday October 14 during the special youth Umuganda in Rugerero Sector, [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Latest news|0 Comments

RRP+ takes on fast track agenda to end TB and AIDS in Rwanda

Increased awareness on HIV and TB co-infection and early TB testing are crucial to end  the HIV and TB epidemics in Rwanda. Therefore, RRP+, RBC and health facility staff joined forces to implement a TB testing campaign in the City of Kigali. As a result of active mobilization of PLHIV by well-trained peer educators of [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Reduced funding HIV, TB & Malaria requires out-of-the-box thinking

The Rwandan Government and civil society are facing a significant reduction of funds to fight HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. Scarce resources must be invested in innovative approaches that target the most vulnerable groups. This is one of the recommendations of the “National Networking and Advocacy Meeting”, organized by the Country Coordinating Mechanism of Global [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Latest news|0 Comments

RRP+ achievements of 2016-2017

RRP+ is proud to present the results it has achieved from July 2016 till June 2017. Let us highlight just a few results; Prevention and Care & Treatment Peer Educators have referred 3689 people for TB testing at Health facilities. 14.934 people received support from PE and improved their adherence to treatment. RRP+ contributes to [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Latest news|0 Comments

RRP+ is thanking CDC for supporting Rwanda for 15 years.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC) is celebrating 15 years working in Rwanda. During the early years, HIV disease surveillance was the cornerstone of CDC’s service mission to the Rwandan government. Over time CDC-Rwanda’s commitment and dedication to improving HIV disease surveillance made a positive impact on HIV/AIDS care and treatment. Read more: http://bit.ly/CDCinRwanda

By | September 1st, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Promoting Early TB Screening in City of Kigali

Tuberculosis is one of the most prevalent epidemics in the world and in Rwanda, estimated at 95 per 100,000 in the general population, with nearly one in every four TB patients co-infected with HIV1. Kigali City has the highest rate of TB with 33.6% of people infected. On 21st, June 2017, in partnership with RBC [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Global Fund meeting held in Rwanda for the first time

On May 2-4th, Rwanda hosted the 37th Global Fund Board meeting, the first time to take place in Rwanda and bringing together board members and partners from across the world.  The meeting  provided a platform for Global Fund to learn more about Rwanda’s innovative approaches towards community health and the motivation of community health workers. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

PEARL Program has achieved more through the work of Peer Educators in 27 districts.

Peer Educators for Adherence, Referral, and Linkages (PEARL) is an approach initiated since 2008 by RRP+ and currently implemented in partnership with CDC. The PEARL approach is based on the involvement of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in prevention and treatment, in mobilization of the community for voluntary testing and for referral to health services [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Zero discrimination day

Get up all against stigma associated with HIV and AIDS   Since stigma and discrimination is still one of the biggest problems PLHIV are struggling with, RRP+ has joined the world on the 1st March 2017 to commemorate the international Zero Discrimination Day. The national theme of this year was “Get up all against Stigma [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Latest news|0 Comments

Distribution of Kits to New Peer Educators in PEARL Program

COMING UP: RRP+ is implementing the PEARL program (Peer Educators for Adherence Referral and Linkages) in order to increase the awareness of the community about prevention and treatment of HIV and TB. Peer educators are volunteers living with HIV of associations that are member of RRP+. RRP+ is responsible for training of Peer Educators and [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Latest news|0 Comments