Telepathology Brings Rapid Diagnosis to Rwanda

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When you only have two pathology laboratories in a country of 10 million people, clinicians often have to make treatment decisions without pathology results. This was the case in Rwanda, until BWH joined with other organizations to reduce turn-around times and ultimately build capacity in the country’s pathology labs.

Check out this BWH Clinical & Research News article about how BWH pathologists are helping to bring rapid diagnosis to Rwanda.


Houses Designed to Attract Physicians to Butaro Hospital


Butaro Hospital, located in the rural Burera district of Rwanda, has grappled with the challenge of how to attract and retain top medical professionals. In response to that challenge, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Partners In Health opened permanent doctors' housing five minutes away from the hospital. The project was the brainchild of BWH donor Daniel Ponton. Read the story in the Architectural Record.