Rwandan Neonatal Protocol

Content Author:
Diane Gashumba MD, MMed, Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 March 2018

In this video, Dr. Diane Gashumba introduces the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol online course, and Francois Biziyaremye presents the key aspects in routine care of the well newborn.

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Date: 13 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Hovaire Nsabimana discusses stabilization and how it relates to identifying high-risk newborns, assessment, hypothermia, and infections. 

Initial publication: June 13,...

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Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 May 2018

In this video, Francois Biziyaremye, RN, and MCH Program Manager of Partners in Health, outlines important considerations in the thermoregulation of a newborn. 

Initial publication: May 9...

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Date: 7 June 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers cardiology. Dr. Emmanuel Rusingiza discusses the diagnosis and management of patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants. By the end...

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Stephenson Musiime MD
Date: 25 April 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers infectious diseases. Dr. Stephenson Musiime discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and management of diseases like sepsis, urinary...

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Date: 30 April 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers neurology. Dr. Febronie Mushimiyamana discusses treatment, medication, and management of neonatal neurological injury. She focuses on...

Content Author:
Merab Nyishime RN, CO, MSc
Date: 5 June 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Merab Nyishime will discuss discharge planning. She outlines the four assessments that should be made when deciding whether to discharge...

Content Author:
Marthe Kubwimana
Date: 11 July 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Marthe Kubwimana introduces the non-electric infant warmer. She outlines the circumstances when an infant warmer is useful, how it can...