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Rwanda's Rebirth

Partners In Health SUPPORT OUR WORK IN RWANDA - SHARE THIS RWANDA'S REBIRTH A BLUEPRINT FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING Since the 1994 genocide, Rwanda has taken a comprehensive approach to improving its health system. Partners In Health and our Rwandan sister organization Inshuti Mu Buzima have worked alongside the Ministry of Health since 2005 to support these remarkable improvements. Rwanda's turnaround is largely the result of the country's leaders prioritizing health care for the poorest and most vulnerable. GREATER LIFE EXPECTANCY DECREASING POVERTY 1994 77.8% of the population living below the poverty line in 1994 2010 44.9% of the population living below the poverty line in 2010 28 56VEARS YEARS LIFE EXPECTANCY IN 1994 LIFE EXPECTANCY IN 2012 INCREASED ACCESS TO HIV THERAPY 870 Rwandans with advanced HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in 2002 108,113 Rwandans with advanced HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in 2012 FEWER CHILD DEATHS FIGHTING MALARIA 2005 18% 6% 2011 Children born in Children born in 2000 that were 2011 that were expected to die before their 5th birthday expected to die before their 5th birthday Drop in deaths caused by malaria 85.3% between 2005 and 2011 NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE WHERE WE WORK IN RWANDA 0000000o0 Butaro 90.6% RWANDA Proportion of population enrolled in mutuelles de santé, Rwanda's Rwinkwavu national health Kirehe insurance program SOURCES "If you give Rwanda money National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda. The third integrated household living conditions survey (EICV3). 2012. to save the life of the oldest person in Rwanda today, we National AIDS Control Commission of Rwanda. Country progress report January 2008-December 2009: United Nations General Assembly special session on HIV and AIDS, 2010. AND: World Health Organization, Jolint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, United Nations Children's Fund. Towards universal access: scaling up priority will make sure that the infant HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector. 2010. born tonight benefits too." Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. Vision 2020. Government of Rwanda -Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, United Nations Children's Fund, World Health Organization, World Bank, United Nations Population Division. Rwandan Minister of Health Levels and trends in child mortality. 2012. files/UNICEF_2012_IGME_child_mortality_report.pdt World Health Organization. World malaria report 2012. World Health Organization. Global health expenditure database. Kalk A, Groos N, Karasi JC, Girrbach E. Health systems strengthening through Insurance subsidies: the GFATM experience in Rwanda. Trop Med Int Health 2010;15:94-7

Rwanda's Rebirth

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In the past decade, deaths associated with HIV in Rwanda have plummeted by 78 percent—the largest such drop in the world. Meanwhile, the likelihood of a child dying before turning 5 fell by 65 perce...


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