Category: Health


The local diabetics association, APDPD, benefits of a valuable support from the Burundi Non-communicable Diseases Alliance association.  The support is aimed to improve diabetes management and provide a better quality of life for people affected by this chronic disease. Friday, May 3, 2024, the Burundi Non-communicable Diseases Alliance organised an information and support session for […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriJanuary 14, 2024

Dr. Alexis Nizigiyimana, a native from Mugamba, a commune in Bururi province in Burundi, and now living in Canada, is a young entrepreneur who has achieved his dream of bringing quality health services back to his native region through the Ubuntu Village of Life. His commitment and determination to improve the living conditions of his […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaAugust 8, 2023

In a bid to improve the efficiency and punctuality of teachers and medical workers, the Minister of Interior has issued a clear message urging them to refrain from relying on free rides to commute to their workplaces. In his message, delivered on Saturday August 5, during the ceremonies of the Solidarity Day, the Minister of […]

Avatar photoJessy NsengiyumvaApril 4, 2023

Every year, March 24 is celebrated as World Tuberculosis Day. A day established to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. Historically, the date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had […]

Avatar photoJessy NsengiyumvaMarch 12, 2023

Shortness of breath, sweat, you have probably felt this after  a steamy session with your partner, having the impression of having run a 100m, like Usain Bolt beating the record in the discipline in 2009.Researchers at the University of Almería and the University of Murcia in Spain  gathered every past study they could find that […]

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