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Prevalence of hypertension among working adults in Rwanda
(Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013)
The main finding of this survey is not only the high prevalence (36%) of hypertension among employees in Rwanda but also the high prevalence of individuals not aware of their hypertension (33%).
Epidemiology of soccer-related injuries among male high school players in Kigali, Rwanda
(LAM Publications Limited, 2012)
Soccer in Rwandan high schools can expose players to the risk of injury warranting prevention programmes. The aim of this study was to determine the type, causes, severity and management of injuries among high school soccer ...
Peripheral neuropathy and quality of life of adults living with HIV/AIDS in the Rulindo district of Rwanda
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Although the life expectancy of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) has increased in the past years, they could experience secondary illness such as peripheral neuropathy (PN). Therefore, they need to adapt to chronic ...
Process of physiotherapy services of stroke patients treated at Ruhengeri Hospital in Rwanda: A four-year document review
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
BACKGROUND: Physiotherapy plays a major role in the rehabilitation of patients with stroke. The process of physiotherapy management could influence the patient outcomes. AIM: This study aimed to describe the process of ...
Physical activity and health promotion strategies among Physiotherapists in Rwanda
(African Health Sciences, 2013)
BACKGROUND: Physical inactivity has become a global health concern and is among the 10 leading causes of death and disability. Physiotherapists are in a position to combat inactivity and effectively promote physical activity ...
Health-related quality of life and associated factors in adults living with HIV in Rwanda
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
In Rwanda, as in other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLWH) has increased dramatically as a result of combined antiretroviral therapy (cART). People living with HIV can now ...
The physical activity levels among people living with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome receiving high active antiretroviral therapy in Rwanda
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
The accessibility of high active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for local human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients is improving in Rwanda. It is well known that this therapy is associated with serious adverse effects, ...