Bio Official account of First Lady of Rwanda, Mrs Jeannette Kagame. Chair of @Imbuto & @UnityClubRw, co-founder of @GHA_rwanda. Personal tweets ending in -JK. Location Kigali, Rwanda Tweets 2,5K Followers 215,3K Following 88 Account created 10-08-2015 15:28:27 ID 3412969648
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: Events such as this Launch today will echo your plea to be protected from such a preventable and treatable cancer. I want you to know that we will continue to fight with you. #CervicalCancer
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: To the women who have shared their experience in overcoming the arduous road to recovery from cervical cancer, and to the many more they represent, I want you to know that we hear you and see you. #CervicalCancer
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: #Rwanda’s case and success in creating awareness at the highest level, as well as mobilising communities to adopt the appropriate health measures against this cancer, is proof that the change and progress we want is possible in every country.
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame:...male partners must be actively involved in the #cervicalcancer prevention process, by increasing their awareness about the disease and its transmission; protecting their partners from #HPV infections.
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: Building on and leveraging the trust of the community in the public health system resulted in the successful implementation of the #HPV programme. Today, the vaccine is included in the national immunisation regimen for children.
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: In Rwanda, the #HPV vaccine was introduced in 2011, pushing us to initiate a countrywide strategy to fully implement World Health Organization (WHO) recommended programme to screen, treat and vaccinate targeted population groups. #CervicalCancer
Android : First Lady Jeannette Kagame: Up to 93% of cervical cancers are preventable, but today, #cervicalcancer is the second largest killer of women in low and middle income countries after breast cancer.
Android : To amplify the call for the elimination of cervical cancer, First Lady Jeannette Kagame will address the launch of the Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer, hosted by World Health Organization (WHO), this afternoon at 3:30pm CAT. Follow the event live on: bit.ly/32PgQsw