Restoring diabetes care in Rwanda: the need for effective partnerships.

  title={Restoring diabetes care in Rwanda: the need for effective partnerships.},
  author={François Gishoma},
  journal={World hospitals and health services : the official journal of the International Hospital Federation},
  volume={41 4},
In 1994, more than one million people died in Rwanda in one of the worst genocides in modern times. Rwandan society, at all levels including healthcare, continues to count the human and financial costs of the tragedy--a burden which is compounded by the debilitating scarcity of resources in the nation as a whole. Most of Rwanda's 8,200,000 inhabitants are united by poverty: according to figures published by the World Bank, the yearly per capita income in Rwanda is US dollar 220. The author… CONTINUE READING

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