The United States Supports the Fight against HIV/AIDS in Rwanda

Around the world, an estimated 38.4 million people still live with HIV, making it one of the most important global public health issues in recorded history.  The U.S. government leads the way in this fight, having committed more resources to fight HIV/AIDS than has ever been applied to any disease in history.  Since 2003, the United ... Read More»

United States Embassy celebrates 15 years of PEPFAR aid to Rwanda

Kigali – July 18, 2019 Réseau Rwandais des Personnes Vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (RRP+) hosted a film screening Thursday to celebrate 15 years of success by the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Rwanda. PEPFAR has invested more than one billion U.S. dollars to treat and fight HIV/AIDS in Rwanda since ... Read More»

Ambassador Peter H. Vrooman Remarks at the PEPFAR 15th Anniversary Film Event

Good afternoon! Mwiriwe! I would like to thank the Réseau Rwandais des Personnes Vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (RPP+) and its chairperson, Sylvie Muneza, as well as Her Excellency Minister of Health, Diane Gashumba, and the Mayor of Nyarugenge, Kayisime Nzaramba, and others here.  Together, all of us will be able to fight discrimination and stigma, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Opening Remarks for Ambassador Barks-Ruggles; World AIDS Day Journalist Briefing

Mwaramutse.  Good morning.  I’d like to start by thanking all of you for joining us here today as we gear up to recognize World AIDS Day on December 1st.  I am always happy to talk about the great partnership the U.S. Embassy has with Rwanda to end the HIV epidemic; particularly our work with the ... Read More»
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