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celebration of 15 years of CDC’s work in Rwanda

This year we celebrate 15 years of CDC’s work in Rwanda. During the early years, HIV disease surveillance was the cornerstone of CDC’s service mission to the Rwandan government. Over time CDC-Rwanda’s commitment and dedication to improving HIV (...)
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official launch of inclusive model health center

The Mayor of Gatsibo Mr. Richard GASANA and the Acting country Director o f CDC Dr. Christina MWANGI Under the technical and financial support of CDC under PEPFAR funding UPHLS and its partners official launched inclusive model health center (...)
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Every Life Matters

From February 14 to 17, 2017 in Great season Hotel, UPHLS In partnership with Light for the World in organized a Planning workshop for inclusive health development in Ethiopia, Mozambique and Rwanda with the theme “Every Life Matters” . (...)
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Leaning and sharing conference

From 24-28 October 2016, the Umbrella of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the fight against HIV&AIDS and for Health Promotion (UPHLS), in collaboration with the Rights for the World, has received a learning and sharing (...)
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STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON DISABILITY AND HIV POLICIES AND SERVICES

On October 19th, 2016 in Villa Portofino Hotel, UPHLS organized a STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON DISABILITY AND HIV POLICIES AND SERVICES. The key activities was to organize a “Desk review to assess the gaps in guidelines and policies on (...)
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UPHLS Advocacy day in Nyanza

On 8th September 2016, UPHLS in collaboration with RNUD under the project “Local Nongovernmental Partnerships for Sustained Country Leadership in Rwanda” supported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the United States (...)
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Inauguration of upgraded health center and UPHLS advocacy day in Kabarore District

On 6th September 2016, UPHLS in collaboration with NOUSPR under the project “Local Nongovernmental Partnerships for Sustained Country Leadership in Rwanda” supported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the United States (...)
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Gasabo regional partnership and networking workshop

The Umbrella of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the Fight against HIV and AIDS and for Health Promotion in Rwanda (UPHLS) is implementing a 3 year project entitled “Local Nongovernmental Partnerships for Sustained Country Leadership (...)
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22thCommemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi

As This period mark the 22th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. It is an important occasion to remember the lives that were lost, to show solidarity with survivors and unite to ensure genocide never happens again in Rwanda or (...)
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Annual partnership review meeting

On April 22 at Sport View Hotel, UPHLS with key stakeholders organized a Annual partnership review meeting to share information on the project implementation and best practice on project interventions. Participant of the partnership review (...)
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Female Goalball tournament

On 05 March2015 Under United Democracy Fund, UPHLS in collaboration with NBSA organized a one day female goalball tournament in Rubavu district (UBUMWE Community Center ) in order to reinforce the social inclusion and participation of Persons (...)
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Celebration of International day of person with disability 2015

December 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992 that aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. Each year (...)
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Sport event : Goalball Tournament

Goal ball tournament of 29/11/2015 With the sponsorship of UNDEF the umbrella of organization of person with disability in the figth against HIV &AIDS in partnership with NCPD, NPC, NBSA organized a goal ball tournament with created team of (...)
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Training of peer educator on inclusive HIV Home based Care

Under the CDC LCI funded project, UPHLS organized a 5 days training on inclusive HIV Home based Care held at La Palme Hotel Musanze. 30 people from schools, institutional homes, and centers of PWDs participated in the training for 5 days from (...)
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Training on advocacy for inclusive HIV&AIDS Services

Under the CDC LCI funded project, UPHLS organized a 5 days training on Advocacy for inclusive HIV&AIDS held at La Palme Hotel Musanze. Four persons (2 staff and 2 board members) all together 32 people from all 8 member DPOs participated (...)
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National Forum on Disability and Gender Equality

From August 5 to 6, 2015 at Sport View Hotel, UPHLS with key stakeholders organized a National Forum on Disability and Gender Equality to raise the awareness of the public, development partners and governmental institutions on issues around (...)
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SSF-HIV – UPHLS Close out Workshop

The Umbrella of organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the Fight against HIV and AIDS and for Health Promotion (UPHLS) the former Umbrella of Persons with Disabilities in the Fight against HIV and AIDS has received a grant from the (...)
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TRAINING ON CAREER COUNSELING DEVELOPMENT

Rwanda in its economic and development and poverty reduction strategy EDPR 2013-2018, has putted on its forefront, job creation on its pillar number (4). The job creation mentioned in this document goes with career counselling, where the EDPRS (...)
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A HIV OUTREACH AS ADVOCACY TOOL TOWARDS LOCAL AUTHORITIES

On Wednesday 18/02/2015, one of UPHLS District coordinators carry out a HIV&AIDS prevention outreach in Nyamwiza village, Mwumba Cell, Buyoga Sector, Rulindo District in the Northern Province of Rwanda. The area is in a mountainous and the (...)
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New project in partnership with CDC

The Umbrella of Persons with Disabilities in the Fight against HIV&AIDS and Promotion of Community Health ( UPHLS ) with the financial support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a new project entitled “Local (...)
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Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) in Nyamagabe

IDPD in Nyamagabe December 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992 that aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with (...)
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Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities in KARONGI District

Theme of the year : Sustainable development, “the promise of technology”. The 17th celebration of international day of persons with disabilities (IDPD) at national level, the ceremony held on 3rd December 2014 at KARONGI District. In these times, (...)
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UPHLS in Celebration of IDPD in KAMONYI District

On 3th December 2014, as in other Districts of Rwanda, Kamonyi celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day aims to "promote an understanding of disability issues, the rights of persons with disabilities, improving the (...)
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IDPD 2014

IDPD 2014 in KICUKIRO District The United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons was held from 1983 to 1992 to enable governments and organizations to implement measures to improve the life of disabled persons all over the world. On October 14, (...)
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UPHLS in Huye exhibition

On 27th November 2014, Umbrella of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the fighting against HIV&AIDS and Health Promotion (UPHLS) participated in the exhibition organized by Huye District. This exhibition is one of activities (...)
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BAHAKABANDO COOPERATIVE APPRECIATED THE UPHLS SUPPORT FOR PWDS GROUPS AND GIVES TESTIMONY

On the 19-20 November 2014, the UPHLS conducted training on leadership, governance and UNCRPD. The training on leadership, governance and UNCRPD is targeting PWD’s group’s leaders. With the project goal and objective which is :”Empowering people (...)
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TRAINING OF SELF-HELP GROUPS’ LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND UNCRPD

The two day training was a participatory in sense that every group leader shared learning on challenges they are facing inspite of rights protecting them which are not well known at grass roots level and how they run and manage they (...)
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NYEREKA IBIGANZA BYAWE COOPERATIVE MENTORED BY UPHLS WAS AWARDED IN HUYE TVET EXHIBITION

In the week of 22-31st August 2014, the cooperative NYEREKA IBIGANZA BYAWE (show me your hand) participated in the TVET Exhibition co-organized by IPRC South and Private sector federation in Huye District. The exhibition was attended by 80 (...)
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Employment of Young people with disabilities at stake !

Eric Ngabonziza is deaf and he is 21 years old. He was trained in Technical Secondary School (TSS) where he graduated back in 2012 with A level in Masonry. He applied for job with various construction companies which always turned him down. His (...)
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Empowering people with hearing impairments : a step towards three zeros

When Marwei (24) became pregnant she could not disclose her condition due to cultural taboos associated with pregnancy out of wedlock in Zimbabwe. To make her situation worse she was born with a speech and hearing impairment. Marwei died at age (...)
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EmployAbleproject : "Developing inclusion competency based on education practice in Rwanda”

In collaboration with its Partners UPHLS is launched the EmployAbleproject : Developing inclusion competency based on education practice in Rwanda” Yesterday on 7 August 2014, UPHLS officially launched a new Project entitled EmployAble. The (...)
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Training on sign language used in HIV and AIDS, Sexual reproductive health

22 nurses and social workers from 22 health facilities in Kigali City participated in one day training on sign language used in HIV&AIDS and sexual and reproductive health today on 14 July 2014. This training jointly organised by Umbrella (...)
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GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION

NCPD & UPHLS 20TH COMMEMORATION OF THE GENOCIDE AGAINST TUTSI On this Wednesday, 08 May 2014, NCPD and UPHLS staff commemorated 20th Genocide against Tutsi. The commemoration takes place at MURAMBI Genocide site located in NYAMAGABE, (...)
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Improving access to reproductive health and HIV/AIDS information for Deaf communities in Rwanda

UPHLS in partnership with RWANDA National union of the Deaf (RNUD) has launched this first April, a new 3 month project aiming at improved communication of healthcare service providers and people who are deaf. This project has received a grant (...)
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UNDEF

UPHLS has launched a new project "Improving the access to social services for people with disabilities in Rwanda", funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund. Umbrella of Persons with Disabilities in the Fight against HIV&AIDS and (...)
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2013 World AIDS Day CAMPAIGN in Rwanda

2013 World AIDS Day CAMPAIGN in Rwanda "The Role of Leaders in the HIV Response in Rwanda" 1st December, 2013 – 30th March, 2014 In Rwanda, according to the latest data, HIV prevalence in adult population aged from 15-49 years is 3% estimated (...)
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Gicumbi Outreach

Uphls In partnership with AFH planned outreach campaign and VCT mobile among person with disabilities trough a National championship of sit ball and sitting volley ball in Gicumbi District on 18/05/2013. Eighty persons get tested HIV& AIDS ; (...)
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Forum

The Umbrella of Person with Disability in the fight against HIV& AIDS (UPHLS) in collaboration with its partners conducted the 3rd National Forum on Disability and HIV &AIDS. The event was held at Lemigo Hotel from April 2-3 and brought (...)
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