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Coming up in April: early TB screening in Rubavu, Rusizi and Nyamasheke

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most common co-infections of HIV. By detecting the highly infectious TB infection in an early stage, the well-being of many PLHIV can be protected. After a successful early TB screening campaign in the City of Kigali in July and August 2017, RRP+, UNAIDS and RBC  continue their campaign in [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Awareness for Zero Discrimination against PLHIV

Stigma and discrimination against PLHIV still exist in private and public spheres and can have a major impact on the well-being of PLHIV! Evidence is provided by the 66 cases of stigma and discrimination, reported by RRP+ members within a timeframe of 3 months. With the support of GIZ, RRP+ organized a press conference on [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Latest news|0 Comments

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