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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali

Location:  Rwanda Event:  On August 1, 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in North Kivu Province. Since then, a significant number of both confirmed and probable cases have been reported in multiple health zones of Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The CDC ...
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Ambassador Peter Vrooman Remarks at NCPD International Disability Day Event

Nyakubahwa Minisitiri w’Ubutegetsi bw’Igihugu Muyobozi w’Inama y’igihugu y’abafite ubumuga (NCPD) Bayobozi b’amashyirahamwe y’abafite ubumuga Banyacyubahiro muteraniye hano All protocols observed. Miriwe, Ngendeye ku nsanganyamatsiko y’uyu munsi ariyo “ ariyo, “Kuremera abafite Ubumuga, Kutabaheza no Kubaha Amahirwe nk’ay’abandi” [In keeping with the theme of this event, “Empowering Persons with Disabilities and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality”,] Uyu ...
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PEPFAR Rwanda 15th Anniversary videos

In 2019, we celebrate the 15th anniversary in Rwanda of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, known as PEPFAR. The generosity of the American people and our collective public health engagement has saved more than 16 million lives worldwide and brought us closer than ever to controlling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The U.S. Embassy ...
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Ambassador Peter H. Vrooman Speech for Ministry of Health World AIDS Day Event in Musanze, Rwanda

Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Diane Gashumba Governor of the Northern Province, Honorable Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi Director General of the Rwanda Biomedical Center, Dr. Jeanine Condo Banyacyubahiro muteraniye hano, Mwaramutse!  Today as we celebrate World AIDS Day, I can say with confidence and pride that by working together we have the ability to control ...
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The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC November 23, 2018 Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The United States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women ...
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