Public Health

COVID-19: Six new instructions for screening at all points of entry to Rwanda

The Ministry of Health on Sunday night issued six new instructions for COVID-19 screening at all points of entry to the country as the government continues to up preventive measures. It noted that the recommended measures are aimed at protecting all residents and visitors of Rwanda. The...

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:24pm

Senegal reports first COVID-19 case

Senegal on Monday reported its first case of COVID-19, becoming the fourth country in Africa – after Algeria, Egypt and Nigeria – to confirm the virus, as deadly outbreak’s global death toll climbs above 3,000, mainly in China where it originated end last year. The case in...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 11:43am

Health Minister Dr Gashumba resigns

The Minister of Health, Dr Diane Gashumba has resigned from her position, the Prime Minister’s Office has said, citing habitual gross errors and leadership failure. According to a statement from the PM’s Office, which was issued on Twitter, “Today, Prime Minister Dr...

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 11:17pm