PBS NewsHour: Rwanda Rebuilds After Genocide with Focus on Community Health Care
The public health transformation in Rwanda is striking for those with memories of the massacre of nearly one million people 20 years ago.
International aid groups were initially wary about getting involved, but Rwanda took ownership of its own development and built a new health care system. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro explores how they’ve worked to overcome a shortage of doctors.
Since 1994, Rwanda has made progress in reducing extreme poverty. Health care has gotten special attention, with the help of a Boston-based organization.
Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has that story, part of his Agents for Change series.
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