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Fostering the training of professionals to treat trauma and PTSD in Rwanda: a call for structured training curriculum

Globally, the burden of Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a public health problem and it was highlighted in the recent World Mental Health survey carried-out in 24 different countries across the globe. The results indicated that 70.4% of all respondents had experienced different types of traumatic events. Man-made events that occur in many societal contexts, are a major reason for trauma.

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The creation of a cornea bank and corneal transplantation in Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 33 million people worldwide are currently blind and 191 million live with severely impaired vision. Unfortunately, 90% of these people live in the poorest parts of the world.

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