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The Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences is a peer reviewed journal published three times a year and is a continuation of the former Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences since January 2018. It publishes topics relevant to various health related fields including but not limited to medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, public health, nutrition, health management and policy, and other health sciences. The Journal accepts quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies, each evaluated for their scientific rigor and validity. The following types of manuscripts will be considered for publication in the journal: original research, review articles, short communications, letters to the editor, perspective articles, lessons from the field, editorials, and case reports.  Each of these is further elaborated below. The journal may publish supplements of conference proceedings or special editions. 


Vol 2, No 2 (2019)

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Articles

Foreword EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Philip Cotton
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.1
Editorial: Graduate Nursing Research EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pamela Meharry 85
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.2
Perceptions of adolescent parenting among high school adolescent students from selected rural and urban schools in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Dieudonne Kayiranga, Marie Chantal Uwimana, Alice Nyirazigama, Madeleine Mukeshimana, Patricia Moreland 86-95
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.3
Birth asphyxia at a district hospital in Kigali, Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fauste Uwingabire, Marcella Gowan 96-104
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.4
Educational intervention to increase parental care of preterm neonates at district hospital in Kigali EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Marie Rose Mukarubayiza, Marcella Gowan 105-111
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.5
Assessment of anxiety in patients awaiting surgery in a referral hospital in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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David Ryamukuru, Innocent Ndateba, Donatilla Mukamana, Joselyne Mukantwari, Oluyinka Adejumo, Anita Collins 112-117
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.6
Anxiety and depression among cancer patients: prevalence and associated factors at a Rwandan referral hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Marie Goretti Uwayezu, Darius Gishoma, Ruth Sego, Madeleine Mukeshimana, Anita Collins 118-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.7
Vasectomy is family planning: factors affecting uptake among men in eastern province of Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Christian Ntakirutimana, Providence Umuziga, Bellancille Nikuze, Rebecca White, Pamela Meharry, Oluyinka Adejumo 126-137
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.8
Neonatal pain management among nurses and midwives at two Kigali hospitals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Claudine Muteteli, Olive Tengera, Marcella Gowan 138-146
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.9
Perceived effects of burnout on patients and its management among nurses in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department of a Rwandan University Teaching Hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Emeline Umutoni Cishahayo, Marie Jeanne Tuyisenge, Marie Josée Mwiseneza, Ruth Sego, Busisiwe Rosemary Bhengu 147-153
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.10
Oral care practices of nurses on ventilated patients in Kigali Intensive Care Unit EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Liberatha Rumagihwa, Busisiwe Rosemary Bhengu 154-159
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.11
Assessment of nurses’ perceptions and adherence to five moments of hand hygiene in selected units at a University Teaching Hospital in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fulgence Maniriho, Lakshmi Rajeswaran, Anita Collins, Geldine Chironda 160-171
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.12
Diabetes health education: nurses’ knowledge of essential components at a Rwandan hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Vedaste Bagweneza, Priscille Musabirema, Marie Josée Mwiseneza, Anita Collins, Busisiwe Rosemary Bhengu 172-177
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.13
Hemodialysis care by nurses: exploration of performance factors at four nephrology units in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Marie Jeanne Tuyisenge, Providence Umuziga, Emeline Cishahayo Umutoni, Violette Dushimiyimana, Marie Josee Mwiseneza, Innocent Hakizimana, Oluyinka Adejumo, Geldine Chironda 178-184
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.14
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): knowledge of risk factors and preventive practices of CKD among students at a University in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Flavien Ngendahayo, Donatilla Mukamana, Innocent Ndateba, Aimable Nkurunziza, Oluyinka Adejumo, Geldine Chironda 185-193
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.15
Clinical learning environment and supervision: satisfaction levels of University of Rwanda Students EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Catherine Musabyimana, Juliet Norah Mukankusi, Theogene Nyandwi, John Mugarura, Anita Collins 194-201
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v2i2.16


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