One Less Worry: More Rwandans Than Ever Before Are Finding Affordable Health Care Options

Rwanda’s health leaders are working to strengthen their country’s health system and boost the health of its 12 million citizens.

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Charlotte Niwemusa and son Justin wait to see a doctor at Manyange Health Centre. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare
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Jeanette Nzayikoreza, 20, came to the Manyange Health Centre with her medical insurance card for a checkup. She is 6 months pregnant. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

Making Health Care Accessible to All

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Rose Maniraguha and her baby Kelia wait to see a doctor at Manyange Health Centre. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare
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Mutuelle medical insurance card. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

Rewarding Community Health Heroes

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Community health worker Athalia Mukamusoni, of the Dufitintego cooperative in Nyanza, cares for 1-year-old Fruit Irakoze, who is not feeling well. She meets with him and his mother, Gemma Niyigena, in their home. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare
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Community health worker Athalia Mukamusoni sends a text message to the national health data center with the code that corresponds with the results of her visit to a sick child. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare
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Cooperative Chairman Cyprien Ngarambe stands inside the piggery run by community health workers in Kigali. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare
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Community health workers members of the Dufitintego cooperative in Nyanza gather outside their meeting hall they built as investment. They also bought some goats which are roaming outside the building. / Riccardo Gangale for USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

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