Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is closing down its activities in Rwanda after 16 years of presence. Its last remaining program, providing medical care for people with HIV/AIDS in Kigali, was officially handed over to the health authorities, after a gradual transition of the activities for over more than a year. MSF started working in Rwanda in 1991. Its teams initially provided an emergency medical response to populations suffering from the hardships of war, and in recent years re-focused their activities on vulnerable groups during the reconstruction period. (MSF)

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