Rwanda has today begun random COVID-19 street testing in Kigali City. Dubbed “Drive through COVID-19 testing,” the movement will test over 5000 people with the aim of getting factual information on the status of COVID-19 in Kigali City and...
Rwanda receives 100 ventilators from the U.S Government
On behalf of The Government of Rwanda, The Ministry of Health has received 100 new state-of-the-art ventilators donated by The United States of America to support the fight against COVID19. Donated through the US Agency for International Development...| news
Rwanda shares her experience in containing COVID-19 with WHO
The Minister of Health Dr. Ngamije M Daniel recently participated in World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 information session where he shared Rwanda’s experience in containing the pandemic. The session had Rwanda, Kuwait and Jamaica share an update...| news
Rwanda launches Anti-Epidemic Robots to boost the fight against COVID-19
Rwanda has launched Anti – Epidemic Robots as one of the most recent strategies put in place to boost the fight against COVID-19 at treatment centres. The robots have the capacity to screen between 50 to 150 people per minute, deliver food and...| news
The Rwanda delegation participates in the Virtual World Health Assembly
The World Health Conference was held virtually for the first time this year due to COVID-19 and covered only essential matters of the World Health Organization (WHO), in order to focus on the global COVID-19 pandemic response.
China donates COVID-19 emergency medical supplies to Rwanda.
The government of China has donated emergency medical supplies to help Rwanda in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplies include; protective face masks for medical use, surgical masks, disposable protective clothing, infrared...| news
Rwanda’s new Mobile Lab that will boost COVID-19 testing capacity
Rwanda’s new Mobile Lab unit will highly increase COVID-19 testing capacity hence strengthening quick response to the pandemic. Rwanda received the equipment from the East African Community in April 2020 and the mobile lab will make easy COVID-19...| news
President Kagame applauds the COVID19 Joint Task Force for a job well-done
The President of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame has applauded the COVID_19 Joint Task Force during his visit to the over 400 professionals from across sectors who teamed up to coordinate activities aimed at ending the spread of COVID_19.
National Reference Laboratory earns high standard ISO115189 accreditation
April will be memorable for Rwanda’s National Reference Laboratory (NRL), despite the overwhelming work of testing for COVID-19 samples, the International Standards Organization accreditation (ISO115189) finally came home on 04 April, 2020 after...| news