Rwanda

Ndola Prata’s Video Presentation: Innovation through Telemedicine to Improve Medication Abortion Access in Musanze, Rwanda

March 15, 2022

Telemedicine provides a unique opportunity to increase access to abortion care in Rwanda by task-shifting the provision of medication abortion while still complying with law that states only medical doctors can authorize abortion services. In this project, nurses/midwives in public health centers in Musanze District are providing first trimester medication abortion services by using telemedicine to connect with district hospital doctors for authorization. This presentation will discuss how we are implementing a high tech project design in a low technology setting; providing critical...

Rwanda PAC Women’s Educational Booklet

VSI
2013

Information, education and communication (IEC) campaign sample from a postabortion care (PAC) operations research project in Rwanda using the local Kinyarwanda language.

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Expanding Access to Postabortion Care Services in Rwanda

VSI
2013

This brief summarizes the final results of a comprehensive postabortion care (PAC) pilot program conducted by the Rwanda Ministry of Health and VSI to address maternal deaths due to unsafe abortion. The results demonstrate that enabling mid-level providers at health centers to provide PAC through the integration of misoprostol as a treatment method increases the availability of PAC services and brings them closer to women.

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Rwanda PAC Poster

VSI
2013

Information, education and communication (IEC) campaign sample from a postabortion care (PAC) operations research project in Rwanda written using the local Kinyarwanda language.

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Rwanda PPH Misoprostol Flipchart

VSI
2013

Information, education and communication (IEC) campaign sample from a postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) operations research project in Rwanda using the local Kinyarwanda language.

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Rwanda PPH Misoprostol Handout 2013

VSI
2013

Information, education and communication (IEC) campaign sample from a postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) operations research project in Rwanda using the local Kinyarwanda language.

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