Fertility clinic opens in Kigali, Rwanda

Rwandans will no longer have to travel abroad to get fertility-related care following the opening of a fertility clinic in Kigali. In April 2014, the Kigali IVF and Fertility Clinic opended its doors in Kimironko suburb of Gasabo District, Kigali. The facility will initially offer services like In vitro fertilisation (IVF), a fertility treatment procedure that enables

Treating Complications from Unsafe Abortion Drains Scarce Health Resources in Rwanda

In 2012, approximately 18,000 Rwandan women required treatment for complications resulting from unsafe abortion, costing an estimated $1.7 million. The finding comes in a new study, “The Health System Cost of Post-Abortion Care in Rwanda,” by researchers at the Guttmacher Institute, the University of Rwanda’s School of Public Health and the Rwandan Ministry of Health.