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 from UNAIDS

Project objectives are as follows :
Objective : Health care workers are sensitized on Deaf culture and introduced to sign language pertaining to reproductive health and HIV/AIDS

The project is starting this April 2014 and our partners include :
1. National Council of persons with Disabilities (NCPD)
2. National Union of Disabilities organization (NUDOR)
3. Ministry of Education (MINEDUC)
4. Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)
5. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
6. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)