Ruton Hinda

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More than 390,000 children are newly infected with HIV each year, only 28 per cent of whom benefit from early infant diagnosis (EID). Rwanda's Ministry of Health identified several major challenges hindering EID scale-up in care of HIV-positive infants. It found poor counseling and follow-up by caregivers of HIV-exposed infants, lack of coordination with(More)
To compare HIV prevalence measured by antenatal clinics (ANC) sentinel surveillance and by the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Rwanda. We compared HIV prevalence from anonymous testing performed under ANC surveillance, and that measured from voluntary counselling and testing performed under the PMTCT program, in a random sample(More)
INTRODUCTION Data are limited regarding tuberculosis (TB) and latent TB infection prevalence in Rwandan health facilities. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional survey among healthcare workers (HCWs) in Kigali during 2010. We purposively selected the public referral hospital, both district hospitals, and randomly selected 7 of 17 health centers. School(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare HIV prevalence from antenatal surveillance to that of the demographic and health survey (DHS), and to identify factors determining the difference of HIV prevalence between women recruited in these two surveys in Rwanda in 2005. METHODS Comparative cross-sectional study of HIV prevalence and socio-demographic factors collected by the(More)
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