Video: Trypanosomiasis elimination in Rwanda – multi-sector collaboration

Republic of Rwanda Republic of Rwanda




Since 2016, Rwanda has not registered a single case of human African trypanosomiasis. In 2022, the World Health Organization certified that Rwanda had eliminated human African trypanosomiasis as a public health problem.

This video shows how multi-sector collaboration was vital to achieving the elimination. Partners included:

  • Ministry of Health
  • Rwanda Biomedical Center
  • Hospitals and health centres
  • Ministry of Local Government
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources
  • Rwanda Development Board
  • University of Rwanda
  • World Health Organization

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