Human Resources role in health care

NEWS: Alumni study Rwanda health care progression progres  February 6, 2013 – 05:00 am
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Former College President Jim Yong Kim may have moved on to the World Bank, but his legacy remains. Claire Wagner ’10 and Cameron Nutt ’11 are part of a Rwanda-based Partners in Health research team headed by Paul Farmer, who, along with Kim, cofounded the nonprofit health care organization in 1987. Their research, published on Jan. 18 in British Medical Journal, finds that Rwanda has emerged from a state of sectarian violence to become a model of public health in the past decade, achieving the steepest declines in mortality from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in recent history.

Rwanda has made tremendous progress in public unity since the 1994 genocide, largely due to the revamped health care system, Nutt said.

The percentage of the population living below the poverty line declined to 44.9 percent from 77.8 percent between 1994 and 2010. Average life expectancy also rose within roughly the same time period to 56 years from 28 years between 1994 and 2012.

Rwanda’s progress can be largely attributed to the government’s commitment to expanding health care’s accessibility and efficacy, Nutt said.

“The Rwandan government has attacked the deadliest diseases in the most vulnerable parts of the population, ” he said.

Approximately 50, 000 health workers elected by their villages have played key roles in improving prenatal and neonatal care.

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