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2012-07-10 23:01:44

Real Time Value Network to improve patient service levels via supply chain and logistics management of HIV/AIDS medicines Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 One Network Enterprises, home of the Real Time Value Network (RTVN), today announced the Rwanda Ministry of Health has selected the RTVN to improve the provisioning, inventory control, and distribution of critical HIV/AIDS medicines and other pharmaceutical products, as well as to enable better patient service levels from central supply...

2012-06-28 02:28:22

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apelon, Inc., an international provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced it has been selected to assist the development and implementation of an electronic health enterprise architecture for Rwanda to improve antenatal (prenatal) care in the state. Apelon will be providing its products and consulting expertise in terminology and data standardization in support of the Rwanda Health Enterprise Architecture...

2012-05-03 09:17:13

Study addresses long-standing debate about funding imbalances for global diseases While the battle against HIV/AIDS attracts more donor funding globally than all other diseases combined, it has not diverted attention from fighting unrelated afflictions -- such as malaria, measles and malnutrition -- and may be improving health services overall in targeted countries, according to a study on Rwanda published today in the May 2012 edition of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and...

2012-02-14 12:17:00

NEW YORK, LONDON, THE HAGUE, Netherlands and TUNIS, Tunisia, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that it has been awarded the 2011 Africa Power Deal of the Year by Euromoney's Project Finance magazine for its $142 million KivuWatt project, which was signed in August 2011 and reached financial closing in December 2011. Representatives from ContourGlobal and the KivuWatt lending group accepted the award on behalf of the project at the annual Euromoney Project Finance...

2012-02-02 08:52:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has distributed 225 MP3-enabled Lifeplayer radios to remote farm communities in northern Rwanda. SC Johnson is the first to use this new technology in an educational project to support pyrethrum (py) farmers. Initially, the project will benefit more than 5,000 py farmers, which is approximately 60 percent of the total number of py farmers in Rwanda, by sharing farming news, market trends and wellness information. To help...

2012-01-10 11:22:00

KIGALI, Rwanda, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda today welcomed the report of the experts appointed by French Judges Marc Trevidic and Nathalie Poux that identified Kanombe Military Barracks as the launch site of the missile that brought down the plane carrying former President Juvenal Habyarimana on 6 April 1994. The plane was shot down as it prepared to land at Kigali International Airport, bringing back then President Habyarimana from Peace...

2011-12-13 13:03:32

In an African county lacking any specialists in children's cancers, a team approach that "twins" Rwandan physicians with Boston-based pediatric oncologists has shown it can deliver expert, curative care to young patients stricken with lymphoma. The first-of-its-kind strategy is credited for curing at least 5 of 10 children at a rural Rwandan hospital; two others are in remission while receiving chemotherapy, and three children have died. The long-distance team approach was designed by Sara...

2011-11-08 13:03:22

Dehydration is leading cause of death in children worldwide; Study based on experience in Rwanda A physician team from Rhode Island Hospital led a study to evaluate the accuracy of the commonly used dehydration scales as they apply to children in a low-income country. Based on their experience in Rwanda, the researchers determined that none of the three scales were accurate predictors of severe dehydration in children with diarrhea and/or vomiting. The team calls for further research to...

2011-09-12 06:02:00

LONDON, September 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TINCO Investments Ltd, the vertically integrated tin mining and exploration company focussed on Africa, is pleased to announce the completion of a placing of GBP8 million in the form of a two year convertible loan note. Rationale for placing The rationale for the capital raising is the TINCO management team's desire to broaden the Company's existing shareholder base and to introduce a number of new 'cornerstone' investors...

2011-08-25 16:17:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a Next-Generation 737 with the new Boeing Sky Interior to RwandAir, making it the first African carrier to own and operate Boeing's innovative interior. The delivery also is the first direct-purchase 737 in RwandAir's fleet. "This new interior will set RwandAir apart from our competition by bringing a new, unmatched flying experience to our valued customers," said John Mirenge, CEO of RwandAir. The Boeing Sky...


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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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