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Life as a District Health Advisor in Rwamagana

by The Access Project

The Access Project’s District Health Advisors provide hands-on support to 86 health centers across Rwanda. Over the next few months we will share their perspectives about the great work they are doing. 

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Life as a District Health Advisor in Ngoma

by The Access Project

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The Access Project’s District Health Advisors provide hands-on support to 86 health centers across Rwanda. Over the next few months we will share their perspectives about the great work they are doing. 

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Life as a District Health Advisor in Gakenke

by The Access Project

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The Access Project’s District Health Advisors provide hands-on support to 86 health centers across Rwanda. Over the next few months we will share their perspectives about the great work they are doing. 

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Press Release - Access Project and General Electric Commission Innovative Water Filtration Systems

The Access Project joined General Electric (GE) today in commissioning three new water filtration programs at rural health centers in Rwanda. Access Project Founder and Director Josh Ruxin and GE Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and GE Foundation President Bob Corcoran attended the ceremony in Gashora, Rwanda, along with community health workers and representatives from the Rwandan Ministry of Health. 

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Life as a District Health Advisor in Bugesera

by The Access Project

The Access Project’s District Health Advisors provide hands-on support to 86 health centers across Rwanda. Over the next few months we will share their perspectives about the great work they are doing.

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Gataraga - A New Standard in Musanze

by Yolande Morris

A new health center in the Gataraga sector of Musanze, will provide quality care for thousands of patients. 

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World Water Day 2011– Increasing Access To Safe Water In Rwanda

by The Access Project

In honor of World Water Day, the Access Project highlights the need for clean water at health facilities in Rwanda. 

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Improving Community Health - A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Experience

by The Access Project

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Jessica McGhie, a Peace Corps Volunteer with the Access Project since 2009, shares her experiences over the last two years as a Health and Community Volunteer in Rwanda.

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Rwanda Books for Peace Project Takes Important Step towards Ending Rwanda’s Book Famine

by the Access Project

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An Access Project Peace Corps Volunteer is leading an effort that has so far brought more than 20,000 books to schools, clinics and community centers in rural Rwanda.

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Making Running Water a Reality in Rural Health Centers

by Colleen Laurence

Access Project’s Peace Corps Volunteers are bringing running water to Rwandan health centers--one small grant at a time.

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Nyumbakumi Promotes Deworming Efforts

by Malick Kayumba

Félicitée Mukankombe, who is over 100 years old, went to the Rwesero Health Center recently to take drugs that will fight against intestinal worms and bilharzia.  She wants to make sure that everyone in her village will practice proper hygiene.

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Rwandan Authorities Joining the Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

by Malick Kayumba

The Access Project’s efforts to enlist local authorities in the campaign against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Rwanda are paying off. At a one-day meeting in November to disseminate NTD survey results, Musanze District Director of Health Sabahira Deo said district authorities, are “determined to be more involved in the fight.”

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Hope Insured

Access to health insurance (mutuelles) gives a young family a healthy birth and hope in their fight against AIDS.

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Dr. Blaise Karibushi

Access Project Country Director speaking about Access Project in Rwanda.

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A Deadly Distance

Living too far from the hospital, Nyiramuhire’s husband couldn’t get the AIDS medication he needed. Now widowed, she fears she might follow in his footsteps, until Access interventions bring treatments to her community’s health center.

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