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My motto in life is “A live baby for a live mother” A story of young Midwife Virgile Xavier Niyitanga , a registered midwife working at Kigufi Health Center in Rubavu District

Midwives are playing an increasingly important role in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in Women’s Lives across the world. In Rwanda, Midwives are on frontline in Health care providing various Maternal and Newborn Health services from Health centers to referral hospital including private and public health settings. We approached midwives in various leadership position to …

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What to be a midwife looks like? My journey into midwifery school and ultimately to becoming a midwife.

“Service before profit, profession before advantage, and public welfare above all” M.PATRICK, RM RRH/Rwanda When I enrolled at the University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, everyone was given a chance to choose three departments by which one of them would be selected for him/her. The way I clung to midwifery pushed me …

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CELEBRATING MIDWIVES

“I am a midwife on purpose and with purpose. I am a midwife because I believe caring for women is the most important work in the world right now.” A portrait of a Rwandan Midwife Josephine Murekezi is a senior midwife working at King Faisal hospital Kigali. She wears different hats, she is an educator, …

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Leon Fidele

Leon Fidele is an enthusiastic young male midwife with considerable number of qualities including confidence, compassion, and decision making abilities.  “The first day in maternity I was worried and asking myself how we will handle everything as a young male student midwife .I had opportunity to have great mentors and all went well , I …

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Tengera

Olive Tengera is talented and qualified Registered Midwife educator with both clinical and academic experience. Currently, Olive Tengera is working as faculty member and Head of Midwifery department at University of Rwanda. She is highly self-motivated for professional career development and eager to contribute to the transformation of nursing and midwifery profession in Rwanda to …

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